John Wall underwent a pair of surgeries in January and February of 2019 to address his ruptured left Achilles and hasn't seen game action since Dec. 26, 2018 in Detroit. On Apr. 19, Wall confirmed during an appearance on ESPN's "The Jump" program that he would not suit up for the Wizards in 2019-20.2018
Wall's 2018-19 season was cut short to 32 games as a result of a torn Achilles, but he was still productive in the contests he participated in. He saw 34.5 minutes per game, averaging 20.7 points, 8.7 assists, 3.6 rebounds and 1.5 steals. Wall also shot 44.4 percent from the field, 30.2 percent from distance (making a career-high 1.6 threes per game) and 69.7 percent from the charity stripe. Those numbers compiled into Wall's second-best true-shooting mark (52.7 percent) of his career. He finished the season with 10 double-doubles. Wall also accumulated five games with at least 30 points, 10 games with double-digit assists and eight games with more than two steals. On Dec. 16, Wall had his best performance of the season during an 18-point win over the Lakers at home. In 42 minutes, he posted 40 points (16-27 FG, 4-8 3Pt, 4-6 FT), 14 assists, six rebounds, three steals and two blocks. Wall was also part of an excellent five-man combination that was plus-24.2 points per 100 possessions in a 35-minute sample, and it included Bradley Beal, Tomas Satoransky, Jeff Green and Thomas Bryant. Washington finished the season 32-50.2017
Wall had another fantastic season for the Wizards in 2017-18, but after four healthy seasons, he struggled with injuries. Wall started 16 of Washington's first 18 games and averaged 20.3 points and 9.2 assists per game. In late November, a knee issue forced him to miss 10 of 12 games. He returned Dec. 13 and played in 21 straight games. Over that span, he shot 40.5 percent from the field and scored 18.6 points per contest. On Jan. 10, Wall scored a season-high 35 points to go with 11 assists in a home loss to Utah. Soreness in his left knee forced him to miss a Jan. 27 game at Atlanta. On Jan. 30, it was decided that Wall needed to undergo a knee procedure, which forced him to miss another 27 straight games. While injured, Wall was still named to his fifth consecutive All-Star Game but was replaced by Andre Drummond. The speedy guard returned for four of Washington's last seven games and played in all six playoff contests versus Toronto, once again delivering impressive postseason stats. Wall averaged 26.0 points, 11.5 assists, 5.7 rebounds, 2.3 steals and 1.3 blocks in the Round 1 loss.2016
Despite offseason knee surgery, Wall played in 77-plus games for the fourth straight time during the 2016-17 season. The point guard started 78 contests, averaging 36.4 minutes of run and arguably had the best season of his seven-year career. He averaged 23.1 points and 0.7 assists while shooting 45.1 percent from the field -- all of which were career highs. On Dec. 6, Wall scored a career-high 52 points to go with eight assists and three steals in a home loss to Orlando. For the second season in a row, Wall won Eastern Conference Player of the Month for December. In late January, the North Carolina native was nominated as an All-Star for the fourth straight year. On Mar. 29, Wall delivered 41 points, eight assists, seven rebounds and three steals in a road loss to the Clippers. Wall finished first in the NBA in steals (157), third in assists (831) and 18th in points (1,805). Washington finished the regular season with a 49-33 record and defeated the Hawks in the first round of the playoffs before falling to Boston in Round 2. Wall started in all 13 playoff games, racking up an average of 27.2 points, 10.3 assists, 3.2 boards, 1.7 steals and 1.2 blocks. At season's end, he earned All-NBA Third Team honors.2015
Wall had another tremendous campaign in 2015-16. The veteran started 77 games and delivered a career-high 19.9 points per contest. And after registering three triple-doubles over his first five NBA seasons, Wall collected four of them in 2015-16. On Dec. 21., Wall dealt a career-high 19 assists in a win over the Kings. Over 16 December games, Wall put up 22.6 points, 11.7 assists, 4.8 boards, 2.3 steals and 1.3 three pointers per contest. That production led to Wall earning Eastern Conference Player of the Month honors for the month of December. In February, the point guard played in his third straight All-Star Game as a reserve and scored 22 points over 19 minutes of run. On Feb. 3, Wall scored a season-high 41 points in a home loss to Golden State. Two nights later, Wall collected his fourth career triple-double with 18 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists in a win over visiting Philadelphia. On Feb. 23, Wall gathered another triple-double via 16 points, 12 boards and 11 assists in a win over the Pelicans. Wall registered two more triple-doubles in back-to-back games in March. On Mar. 16, Wall produced 29 points, 12 assists and 10 boards in a home win over Chicago. The next night, Wall did it again with 16 points, 13 rebounds and 14 assists during a win at Philadelphia. The Wizards finished an even 41-41 and missed the playoffs.2014
The 2014-15 season was Wall's fifth in the NBA. He started 79 games for the Wizards and averaged a career-high 10.0 assists. The point guard also shot a career-best 44.5 percent from the field. On Oct. 30 in the second game of the season, Wall posted 30 points, 12 assists and two steals during a win at Orlando. Wall also dished a career-high 17 assists, along with 26 points, in a win over Boston on Dec. 8. He repeated the 17-assist feat eight days later in a win over Minnesota. Wall collected 40 double-doubles over the season. In late January, Wall was named as an Eastern Conference starter for the 2015 All-Star Game, and on March 25, the Kentucky product scored a season-high 34 points in a home loss to the Pacers. Wall ended the season ranked second in the NBA in assists (792), sixth in minutes played (2,837) and ninth in steals (138). The Wizards qualified for the playoffs with a 46-36 record, but an ankle injury forced Wall to miss three of 10 playoff games. He registered a double-double in five of his seven postseason games, though, including a 26-point, 17-assist effort in a Game 2 win over Toronto in Round 1. At season's end, Wall was named to the NBA's 2015 All-Defensive Second Team.2013
After missing 33 games due to injury in 2012-13, Wall played in all 82 regular season games for Washington in 2013-14. The point guard also improved his scoring for the third season in a row. He drastically improved his three-point shooting to 35.1 percent and delivered per-game career highs in points (19.3), assists (8.8) and three-pointers (1.3). On Nov. 19, Wall dished a career-best-tying 16 assists during a win at Philadelphia. Three nights later, Wall scored a season-high 37 points during a loss at Toronto. Wall delivered his second career triple-double with 28 points, 11 boards and 10 assists in a home loss to the Celtics on Jan. 22. The production led to the Kentucky product being named to his first All-Star game, where he posted 12 points, five rebounds, four assists and two steals off the bench. On April 9, Wall collected his third career triple-double with 14 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists in a loss to visiting Charlotte. Wall finished the season ranked first in the NBA in assists (721), fifth in minutes played (2,980), sixth in steals (149) and seventh in free throws made (317). The Wizards finished with a 44-38 record, enabling Wall to make his postseason debut. Washington defeated the Bulls in the first round but lost to the Pacers in six games in Round 2. Over 11 playoff games, Wall averaged 16.3 points and 7.1 assists.2012
In his third NBA season, Wall improved upon his scoring. He averaged a career-best 18.5 points and shot a career-high 44.1 percent from the field. After shooting only 7.1 percent the previous campaign from behind the arc, Wall shot 26.7 percent from three-point land in 2012-13. And he drained a career-best 80.4 percent of his free throws. A September diagnosis of a knee injury forced Wall to miss the first 33 games of the season. The point guard returned on Jan. 12 and scored 14 points in a win over Atlanta. On March 22, Wall dished a career-best 16 assists to go with 24 points during a road win over the Lakers. Three nights later, Wall scored a career-high 47 points on 13-of-22 shooting and added eight assists and seven boards in win over visiting Memphis. Washington finished with a 29-53 record and missed the postseason.2011
After missing 13 games as a rookie, Wall played in all 66 games for the Wizards during the lockout-shortened 2011-12 season. Wall improved his overall field goal percentage from 40.9 percent as a rookie to 42.3 during his sophomore campaign. However, his three-point shooting drastically declined from 29.6 percent as rookie to 7.1. Wall registered 16 double-doubles in 2011-12. He had his best game on Jan. 16, recording a career-high 38 points in addition to eight assists and four steals during a loss to Houston. Twice in February, Wall matched his career-best 15 assists. On Feb. 28, the speedy guard posted 19 points and 15 assists in a loss at Milwaukee. The Wizards finished with a 20-46 record and missed the playoffs.2010
The Wizards selected Wall with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2010 NBA Draft. Wall justified the pick quickly, winning MVP honors during the 2010 Las Vegas Summer League, where he averaged 23.5 points, 7.8 assists and 2.5 steals. Wall made his NBA debut on opening night (Oct. 28) with a 14-point, nine-assist effort in a loss at Orlando. On Nov. 2, the third game of the season, Wall posted 29 points, nine assists and three steals during a win over the 76ers. Wall registered his first career triple-double with 19 points, 13 assists and 10 boards during a home win over Houston on Nov 10. Trouble struck when knee tendinitis forced Wall to miss 12 games in November and December. He returned Dec. 26 and played in 54 of the final 55 games. The speedy point guard was then named Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month from January through April. He finished second in Rookie of the Year voting behind unanimous selection Blake Griffin and was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team. Wall ended his rookie season with per-game averages of 16.4 points, 8.3 assists, 4.6 rebounds and 1.8 steals.
June 24, 2010Drafted by the Washington Wizards in the 1st round (1st pick) of the 2010 NBA Draft. Shortly there after, signed a multi-year, rookie agreement with the Wizards.
July 31, 2013Signed a five-year contract extension with the Washington Wizards
July 26, 2017Signed a four-year contract with the Washington Wizards. Contract includes player option for 2022-23 season.