Derrick Rose vs. John Wall: 5 Things the Washington Wizards Learned against the

November 14th, 2010 by Kevon Robinson Leave a reply »
John Wall and the Washington Wizards faced off against Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls in search for their third win of the season.  Statistically speaking, the outcome wasn't much of a surprise, as the Wizards took the loss. 

Rose and Wall faced off again in a matchup of speedy young point guards with similar backgrounds. Both played for John Calipari in college and were selected No. 1 overall by lagging franchises in need of a boost, Rose in 2008 and Wall this year. 

Their first regular-season matchup went to Rose, rapidly blossoming into one of the NBA's top players in his third season. Wall, playing his third game in four nights, is on his way to a record-breaking season.

All the talk before the game was about Rose and Wall, but Wizards coach Flip Saunders downplayed the similarities, pointing to Rose's experience while praising Wall's maturity and development.  The Wall talk related to just about all the top point guards in the NBA and how Wall compares to them.

By the way, the Bulls paid tribute to Hinrich during a timeout in the first quarter, showing a montage of his career highlights on the overhead videobo ...

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