Washington Wizards Owner Promises to “Dougie” If Team Sells Out a Home Game

November 6th, 2010 by Frank Gasper Leave a reply »
Wizards rookie point guard John Wall made headlines by dancing the "Dougie" during  pregame introductions before Washington's home opener against the Philadelphia 76ers.

Wall has drawn plenty of applause for his nimble feet and genuine smile, not to mention his outstanding early-season play.  But he has his share of detractors, too, including radio host Colin Cowherd, who somehow concluded that Wall will never win an NBA title because the dance proves he loves the spotlight too much.

As for Wall's boss, Wizards owner Ted Leonsis, who recently purchased the Wizards from the Pollin family, he has Wall's back completely. And I don't blame him one bit.

To show that he supports Wall, Leonsis has said that if the Wizards sell out a home game, he will do the "Dougie."

From Leonsis's blog:

We need your help. We play this Saturday night. We need and want you to be in attendance. The team plays better in front of a sold out building. Come support the team. ... Off of soap box now. When we have a total paid sellout this season, I will do the "Dougie" - I promise.

A team that is averaging 17,803 attendance this season at ...

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