John Wall, born on September 6, 1990), his hometown is located in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA. In the 2010 NBA Draft, he was selected by the Washington Wizards as the No. 1 pick and officially became a professional basketball player. Currently playing for the Houston Rockets, the position on the field is point guard.
Location: G (No. 11)
Height: 1.93 meters / 6 feet 4
Weight: 95 kg/210 lbs
Team: Los Angeles Clippers
School: University of Kentucky
Draft: No. 1 pick in the first round of 2010
After being selected by the Wizards in 2010, he officially started his NBA career. In July of the same year, Wall signed a four-year rookie contract worth $24.05 million with the Wizards. In his rookie season, in the Rookie Challenge of the 2011 All-Star Weekend, Wall sent out an astonishing 22 assists, breaking the record of the event and winning the MVP. Wall also made the All-Rookie First Team and finished second only to Blake Griffin in Rookie of the Year voting.
In 2013, Wall reached an intention to renew his contract with the Wizards, and signed a five-year contract worth $80 million with the Wizards, which will take effect from the 2014-15 season, becoming the first player in the 2010 rookie class to renew his contract. In the 2014 All-Star Weekend Slam Dunk Contest, Wall was one of the representatives of the Eastern Conference. At the end of the game, Wall won the favor of the most fans with a wonderful action of flying over the team’s mascot and catching the ball. Wang became the first slam dunk contest champion in Wizards history.
In the 2018-19 season, Wall was unable to play due to injury a few months after the start of the season, resulting in reimbursement for the season. Wall, who was truce due to injury, began to serve as the team’s assistant coach. In December 2020, the Wizards and the Rockets reached an agreement to use Wall and a protected 2023 first-round pick as bargaining chips in exchange for Russell Westbrook.
Honors: Elected to the MVP of the 2011 All-Star Rookie Challenge, selected to the All-Rookie First Team, the 2014-15 season to the NBA All-Defensive Third Team, the 2016-17 NBA All-NBA Third Team and 5 Selected to the NBA All-Star team for the first time.