Will the Washington Wizards Select Wall Despite Turner Being a Better Fit?

May 20th, 2010 by Gregory Sharpe Leave a reply »
The Washington Wizards could potentially have the most explosive scoring backcourt in the NBA in the 2010-2011 season. That is, if they decide to draft Kentucky point guard John Wall.

With Gilbert Arenas un-tradable at the moment, the Wizards could be a potential problem for the rest of the sub-par Eastern Conference.

Bringing in a talented big man to play alongside Wall and Arenas will be the next step in returning to the playoffs for head coach Flip Saunders.

Carlos Boozer and Chris Bosh come to mind first, but other solid big men such as Tyson Chandler, Eddie Curry, and Marcus Camby, will also be available to the highest bidder.

But before addressing free agency, Saunders and Wizards president, Ernie Grunfeld, will need to first determine if the Wall is in fact the answer to the Wizards' problems.

Though Wall is without a doubt the most athletic and explosive player in the 2010 draft class, it doesn't mean he will make the best pro ball player.

Most of Wall's electrifying ability is applied in transition, making him somewhat one-dimensional.

Evan Turner, on the other hand, is the total package.
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