Reebok Unveils Wall’s New Shoe

The day before he is expected to be the number one pick in the 2010 NBA draft by the Washington Wizards, John Wall unveiled the new basketball shoes he will be wearing during his rookie year.

This morning at Madison Square Garden, Reebok and John Wall held a press conference to unveil the new John Wall shoe, entitled “Zig Slash”.

The shoe was created by Reebok and it is part of their “Zig Tech” collection designed to give athletes more energy. The shoe is already worn by such high-profile athletes Peyton Manning, Chad Ocho Cinco, David Ortiz and Alexander Ovechkin, and Wall will be the first basketball player to wear these shoes.

Reebok will begin featuring John Wall and his new shoe during the 2010 NBA Draft tomorrow night on ESPN. Video footage of today’s press conference can be seen below.

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In The Scrum With Ernie Grunfeld

On the eve of the biggest draft pick the Washington Wizards have had in nine years, Team President Ernie Grunfeld took some time to speak with the media. He spoke about his impressions on John Wall, the limitations of player workouts, what positions he’s looking to upgrade in the draft, JaVale McGee’s summer plans, and what moves the Wizards may make tomorrow night.

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Draft Prospects To Conduct NBA FIT Clinic

On Wednesday, June 23 from 3-4 pm, top 200 NBA draftees, along with Hall of Famer Bob Lanier and former NBA player Felipe Lopez, will conduct an NBA FIT clinic for 100 New  York boys and girls. 

The FIT clinic, which will be held at the legendary Madison Square Garden, will have various stations designed on showing them the importance of health and nutrition.

Also in attendance at the this NBA clinic, will be 13 year old Justin Freelander, found of “Justin’s Quest”.  After being diagnosed with inoperable brain cancer last year, Freelander,  established “Justin’s Quest” to raise awareness and to hopefully find a cure for this terrible disease.

Freelander, whose lives in the Washington D.C.  area and is a Washington Wizards fan, vowed to shoot a basket for every person diagnosed with a  brain tumor each year in the US – approximately 63,000 baskets – and all proceeds from “Justin’s Quest “will benefit the National Brain Tumor Society.