Wall Crumbling?: Reasons For John Wall’s Struggles With The Washington Wizards

December 12th, 2010 by Kevon Robinson Leave a reply »
John Wall has been amazing this season for the Wizards, although he hasn't played seven games this season due to injury. But he seems to have struggled a bit with consistency ever since his game against the Portland Trailblazers, where he went 3-13 shooting and only had 10 points and two assists. The assists can sometimes be explained by Wall's teammates not scoring off of good passes, so that can't completely be blamed on Wall.

Head Coach Flip Saunders had his take on John Wall's performance against the Trailblazers and Knicks, where he shot a combined 7-27 from the court, although Wall sat out the majority of the 3rd quarter due to a jammed thumb.

"He struggles when he misses shots, as most young players do. They think a lot of their game is dictated by whether they make shots or not make shots. He's one of the few players in the game—and maybe he doesn't understand it yet—that can have an impact on the game by not even scoring. I thought he lost energy when he missed shots. He became frustrated. He let it affect the rest of his game. Not getting into guys defensively enough or getting stagnant offensively." Saunders commented after the Washing ...

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