John Wall made his official debut with a Wizards jersey on a game against the Warriors at COX Pavilion, where more than four thousand people gathered to see the beginning of a legend in Wall, the number one overall pick at the past 2010 NBA draft.
Those whom are familiar with the player knows that Wall is natural born leader, and on his debut with Washington he proved that to everybody, as he led his team to an 84-79 win over Golden State in a performance that was packed with fantasy basketball and the vocal instructions of Wall, who is certainly going to become into the heart of this team.
The young point guard who is coming from an outstanding period playing for the Kentucky Wildcats finished with 24 points and 8 assists, though he had his flaws, as he ended up the match with 8 turnovers, all of them in just 33 minutes. To this, Wall said that he is aware of the high amount, but he mentioned that with time he will not be prey of such mistakes again.
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At the game, we could appreciate the high confidence of Wall, and his teaming with JaVale McGee, so we can expect a lot of team work between the 3rd-year center and the 19 year old rookie in the future.
Wall was the clear leader on the floor, and nobody can deny that, and at such a young age, it is even more impressive, as there are many NBA players whom have bounced from team to team, and are now veterans whom had never had the dominance of John Wall.
Flip Sanders, the coach for the Wizards was stunned with the performance of the young point guard, as he mentioned that Wall scored 24 and came up with 8 assists playing an average basketball.
The point guard and new leader of Washington was the National Freshman of the Year last season, and he also was part of the McDonald’s All American team.
Wall will be facing the Los Angeles Clippers today, and even though he did not perform at his very best on his debut against Golden State, he is expected to fully deploy his talents against a team that is considered among the worst in the league.
Today’s match between the Clippers and the Wizards is a sold out, and we are sure that John Wall will not disappoint his fans.
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