NBA Draft 2010: Why John Wall and the Washington Wizards Is a Bad Match

May 21st, 2010 by Nick Mordowanec Leave a reply »

When the NBA draft lottery took place Tuesday evening, there was a lot of buzz surrounding who would obtain the first overall selection.

Most of that buzz surrounded the pitiful New Jersey Nets and their new owner, Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov, who had a 25 percent chance of obtaining that first pick. Like most lotteries go, the balls did not work out in Prokhorov and the Nets’ favor.

Instead, the Washington Wizards won the first pick in a rather unexpected turn of events, while the Philadelphia 76ers obtained the second overall pick and the aforementioned Nets received the third pick.

When ESPN’s live telecast showed former Kentucky Wildcats point guard John Wall’s reaction as the Wizards won the first pick, his face was priceless.

And I mean that in the worst way possible.

Wall gave a half-smile, similar to an expression a female will make to a desperate guy hitting on her at a bar. It was the look of resentment, as if he was thinking aloud Why didn’t I stay one mo ...

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