12:16 PM EDT, Fri May 29, 2015
Washington Post

Wiz Insider: John Wall named to NBA’s all-defensive second team

Throughout the year, Washington Wizards Coach Randy Wittman described point guard John Wall as the head of the snake, not just offensively, but as the first line of defense for a team that broke into the top five in defensive efficiency this season. Wall’s defensive exploits often take a back seat to his offensive talents but they were recognized Wednesday when he was named to the NBA all-defensive second team.Read full article >>

CSN Washington

PHOTO: John Wall's injured left hand still badly swollen

John Wall does not expect to need surgery to repair his hand injury, but the area is still badly swollen. Take a look here.

CSN Washington

John Wall likely to avoid off-season wrist surgery

John Wall has to get looked at by doctors again, either this week or next, to make sure the left wrist injury he played with hasn't gotten worse.

CSN Washington

Wall addresses Game 6 status, Hawks' threats to hurt him

John Wall had tests done to make sure no further damage was done to his broken left wrist and is confident, despite attempts to rattle him, for Game 6.

Washington Post

Wiz Insider: Wizards lose Game 5 but John Wall emerges unscathed in return

ATLANTA — John Wall arrived at Philips Arena on Wednesday evening knowing he would suit up and play in Game 5 against the Atlanta Hawks. The Washington Wizards point guard had known he was going to brave the pain from the five fractures in his left wrist and hand and risk further injury since the day before.Read full article >>

CSN Washington

PHOTO: Wall's broken wrist hours before gametime

Will John Wall play on Wednesday night? Here is a picture of what his broken wrist looks like today. Catch pregame coverage at 7:30 p.m. on CSN.

CSN Washington

Temple credits Ray Lewis for Wizards' confidence boost

The Wizards were a bit down after the news of John Wall's wrist injury, but Ray Lewis reminded them he went through the same thing in 2012 and his team still won it all.

San Francisco Chronicle

Pierce’s bank shot wins it for Wizards

Paul Pierce’s banked-in 21-foot jumper at the buzzer gave the Washington Wizards a 103-101 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday night, even with an injured John Wall reduced to cheerleading, and a 21-point lead that had dwindled to nothing. The host Wizards lead the Eastern Conference semifinal series 2-1. Washington was missing Wall, its All-Star point guard, for a second consecutive game because of a broken left hand, but it was the Hawks who seemed out of sorts most of the evening. The Wizards led by 21 with less than 10 minutes left — and then held off Atlanta, which used a...

CSN Washington

John Wall addresses relationship with Wizards medical staff

John Wall addressed his relationship with the Wizards medical staff during a Game 3 interview. His comments came two days after a report of tensions over his wrist injury.

Washington Post

DC Sports Bog: John Wall tells ESPN’s Chris Broussard his injury is a ‘tough situation’

Before tip-off of Game 3 of the Wizards-Hawks’ second-round series at Verizon Center on Saturday, ESPN’s Chris Broussard cast doubt on the chances of injured Washington point guard John Wall playing again this season.Read full article >>

Washington Post

Wiz Insider: Wizards vs. Hawks NBA playoff series: Game 3 stats and discussion thread

As expected, the Washington Wizards will confront the Atlanta Hawks for the second straight game without John Wall. The all-star point guard has five non-displaced fractures in his left wrist and hand, an injury he suffered in Game 1. Coach Randy Wittman declined to offer any insight on Wall’s status moving forward in his pregame media session. Wall said he had “no idea” when he would play again on Friday.Read full article >>

Washington Post

John Wall: ‘If the pain goes away . . . then it’s all up to me.’

John Wall doesn’t know which five of the 27 bones in his left wrist and hand are broken. As soon as he heard the news that there were five non-displaced fractures derailing his outstanding postseason run, the Washington Wizards point guard dropped his head and tuned the doctor out. Read full article >>

CSN Washington

VIDEO: Randy Wittman goes off on media after Wall report

Wizards head coach Randy Wittman went off on the media during an interview session Friday after a report related to John Wall's wrist injury.

CSN Washington

John Wall dealt bad news after injury examination

After several examinations on his injured wrist, the Washington Wizards announced some unfortunate news about John Wall's status on Thursday.

Washington Post

John Wall’s injury mars Wizards’ promising playoff outlook

The results on Washington Wizards point guard John Wall are in, and the diagnosis is not good. As the Post’s Jorge Castillo reports:Washington Wizards point guard John Wall has five non-displaced fractures in his left wrist and hand, the team announced Thursday afternoon. Wall’s playing status has not been determined, according to the Wizards.Read full article >>

Washington Post

Wiz Insider: The John Wall Effect: How his absence impacts the Wizards

One game does not a playoff series make. But even if John Wall is able to return from the left wrist injury he suffered in Game 1 of Washington’s Eastern Conference semifinal against Atlanta, Wall’s absence during the Wizards’ 106-90 loss in Tuesday’s Game 2 may ultimately haunt their quest to reach their first Eastern Conference final since 1979.Read full article >>

Washington Post

DC Sports Bog: John Wall’s fractured wrist brings Curse of Les Boulez back to Twitter

One time, years ago, after the Wizards were beset by horrible late-season injuries, I asked Bill Walton if they were indeed cursed.“I’m a big believer in curses,” he said. “I’ve got many of them on my own soul.”Read full article >>

Washington Post

Wall sits as Wizards fall to Hawks in Game 2, 106-90

ATLANTA — For two days, John Wall insisted he would be fine, that the grisly swelling in his left hand, the result of a stomach-churning fall on his wrist Sunday afternoon, would shrink and he would withstand the pain to orchestrate the Washington Wizards in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night. He plays through injuries if nothing is broken, he emphasized, and two doctors told him all his bones were intact. Read full article >>

Washington Post

Wiz Insider: What we know about John Wall’s wrist injury

ATLANTA —John Wall has essentially four more days — six total, since he sat out the Washington Wizards’ Game 2 loss to the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday — to treat his injured left wrist before Game 3 at Verizon Center on Saturday. In the meantime, the all-star point guard will seek a third opinion after being examined twice in Atlanta.Read full article >>

Washington Post

Wiz Insider: Wizards vs. Hawks: Game 2 halftime update

What happened: Playing without all-star point guard John Wall, Washington trails Atlanta 53-46 at halftime of Game 2 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series. Wall was ruled out just before gametime due to a swollen left hand from an injury sustained in Game 1.Read full article >>

Washington Post

John Wall’s left hand injury could cost the Wizards in series vs. Hawks

ATLANTA — The Washington Wizards had better hope that the swelling in John Wall’s left hand reaches a tolerable state before the conclusion of this Eastern Conference semifinal series against the Atlanta Hawks. Because if he is unable to return, or hampered significantly, the feel-good turnaround of this postseason, the sudden appreciation of Randy Wittman for embracing small ball and every other success story will no longer be of much significance. Read full article >>

Washington Post

DC Sports Bog: Wizards vs. Hawks, Game 2: Best and worst

The Wizards fell, 106-90, to the Hawks Tuesday night at Philips Arena, in a game in which the score did not indicate how close the game was. In a game of runs, Atlanta held strong at home and salvaged some dignity in a series that they’re favored to win. The big story of the night was John Wall, whose wrist injury put him on the inactive list for the night. Here are the highlights and lowlights.Read full article >>

CSN Washington

John Wall's injury jeopardizes Wizards' postseason run

Despite the Wizards downplaying the left wrist injury to John Wall coming into Game 2, it could keep him out much longer.

Washington Post

Wiz Insider: John Wall a late scratch for Game 2 vs. Hawks due to wrist injury

ATLANTA —  For two days, John Wall insisted he will be in uniform to play Game 2 against the Atlanta Hawks Tuesday night despite the pain and swelling in his left hand stemming from a fall in the Washington Wizards’ Game 1 win Sunday. He maintained he was going to play after shoot-around Tuesday morning, optimistic that the swelling decreased. Ninety minutes before tip-off, Coach Randy Wittman confirmed Wall would be available.Read full article >>

CSN Washington

Update on injury status of Wall and Beal

The Wizards escaped a close call after John Wall and Bradley Beal suffered injuries in Game 1 against the Hawks.

Washington Post

Wiz Insider: John Wall and Bradley Beal say they will play in Game 2 vs. Hawks

ATLANTA — The Washington Wizards received a double-dose of injury panic in their Game 1 win over the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday afternoon when John Wall (wrist) and Bradley Beal (ankle) went down with injuries two quarters apart, but they dodged the worst.Read full article >>

CSN Washington

John Wall feared worst immediately after wrist injury

Bradley Beal appeared to be in worse shape than John Wall after both were injured in Game 1, but the opposite appears true heading into Game 2 vs. Atlanta.

Washington Post

Wiz Insider: John Wall and Bradley Beal sustain injuries in Game 1 win over Hawks

ATLANTA — Throughout the season, Washington Wizards forward Paul Pierce has reiterated that his team will only go as far as John Wall and Bradley Beal take them, a reality that made for a couple tense moments in the Wizards’ 104-98 win over the Atlanta Hawks Sunday afternoon in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals.Read full article >>

NBA

John Wall and the Wizards Take Game 1 in Atlanta

John Wall scored 18 points and dished out 13 assists as the Wizards defeated the Hawks to steal game 1 from the Hawks. About the NBA: The NBA is the premier professional basketball league in the United States and Canada. The league is truly global, with

NBA

John Wall Drives, Spins, and Drops Flashy Dime to Gortat

John Wall gets into the lane, and makes the sensational move for the assist to Marcin Gortat. About the NBA: The NBA is the premier professional basketball league in the United States and Canada. The league is truly global, with games and programming in

CBS Sports

Raptors-Wizards recap

Matt Moore breaks down what happened to the North as the Washington Wizards take a 2-0 series lead behind 26 points and 17 assists from John Wall.