The Washington Wizards guard John Wall was named the Eastern Conference player of the week earlier today. Wall was able to lead the Wizards to a perfect 4-0 record over the week and continued to show he is one of the best point guards in the league. The Wizards star player continued to come up during clutch moments to lead his team to impressive victories. Wall easily earned this weeks Eastern Conference player of the week award by showing his dominance on the court.
The Wizards started the week off gaining an emotional victory over the Boston Celtics in 2OT. Wall was close to a young girl that was diagnosed with cancer who sadly passed away during the teams victory at just six years old. Wall’s emotions brought him to tears, but his game continued to impress, posting 26 points along with an impressive 17 assists, seven boards, and three steals.
The Wizards then took on the Orlando Magic in a last-second classic showdown. Wall was able to lead the Wizards back late in the game to allow Bradley Beal to win the game with a buzzer-beating alley-oop. Wall scored 21 points, dished out 11 dimes, and added six rebounds.
Wall and the Wizards took on their toughest opponent of the week in the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday night. This was not Wall’s best performance of the week, but was still able to record a double-double and outplay the Clippers star point guards Chris Paul. Wall finished the game with 10 points and 11 assists.
The final game of the week was against the Utah Jazz last night at the Verizon Center. Wall showed how versatile his game can be by playing at an MVP level. The Wizards trounced the Jazz and so did Wall, ending up with 16 points, eight assists, six rebounds, five steals, and three blocks.
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