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.
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.
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.