In The Scrum With John Wall

After his first mini-camp practice as a member of the  Washington Wizards, number one draft pick John Wall took a few minutes to meet with the media.  He discussed his performance in practice, the rapport he’s building with the players, what he needs to work on, and his feelings about LeBron James’ decision to join the Miami Heat.

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In The Scrum With Flip Saunders

After the Washington Wizards first mini-camp practice, head coach Flip Saunders met with the media.  He discussed his expectations for John Wall and the other young players, the future of Nick Young, and his feelings on LeBron James’ decision to bolt to the Miami Heat.

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Wizards To Hold Three Day Mini-Camp

The Washington Wizards will kickoff their three day mini-camp at the Verizon Center, on Thursday, July 8th, in preparation for their appearance in the Vegas Summer League.

Number one overall pick John Wall, and third-year center JaVale McGee will headline the 16 man roster.

The full roster is as follows:

Trevor Booker             F          6-7       240      11/25/87          Clemson Tigers

Eric Hayes                   G         6-4       180      2/26/87            Maryland Terrapins

Lester Hudson             G         6-3       190      8/7/84              Memphis Grizzlies

Abdulai Jalloh             G         6-2       190      1/10/86            Springfield Armor (D-League)

Cartier Martin              G/F      6-7       220      11/20/84          Washington Wizards

JaVale McGee             C          7-0       252      1/19/88            Washington Wizards

Raymar Morgan           F          6-8       230      8/8/88              Michigan State Spartans

Hamady Ndiaye           C          6-11     235      1/12/87            Rutgers Scarlet Knights

Kevin Palmer               G/F      6-6       205      6/21/87            Texas A&M-CC Islanders

Aaron Pettway             F/C       6-10     240      1/4/80              Ventspils (Latvia)

JP Prince                      G/F      6-7       205      7/14/87            Tennessee Volunteers

Jerome Randle             G         5-10     172      5/21/87            California Bears

Kyle Spain                   F          6-5       209      1/5/87              Passe-Partout Leuven (Belgium)

Mike Sweetney            F          6-8       260      10/25/82          Erie Bayhawks

John Wall                    G         6-4       195      9/6/90              Kentucky Wildcats

Sun Yue                       F          6-7       205      11/6/85            Beijing Aoshen Olympians (China)

The Wizards first summer league game will be Sunday, July 11th at 8pm, against the Golden State Warriors on NBATV.   The Wizards will presumably announce the final summer league roster prior to that game.

Stay tuned to Hoops Addict for more details.