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John Wall game-time decision to get back on court tonight

Nov 23, 2010, 6:05 PM EDT

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UPDATE 6:06 pm: In his pregame comments, Wizards coach Flip Saunders said that Wall would be a game-time decision, to be made after he warmed up. If Wall does play, he will come off the bench, Saunders said.

11: 28 am: For the last week, John Wall has ceded the “ridiculous rookie highlight of the night” to Blake Griffin, but tonight that streak ends. And not just because the Clippers aren’t playing.

Wall will be back on the court with the Washington Wizards tonight after missing four games due to a sprained ankle, according to the Washington Post. He fully participated in practice Monday, which is a good sign.

The Wizards take on the Sixers, so Wall would get a good test with Jrue Holliday and No. 2 pick Evan Turner in opposing colors. Also, Gilbert Arenas said he is good going to the bench or playing whatever role is needed with Wall’s return. Arenas and Kirk Hinrich have played well and kept the Wizards at 2-2 in the four games Wall missed.

  1. zblott - Nov 23, 2010 at 2:46 PM

    They’ve been doing relatively great without him (losses were at Boston and in OT on the road), so hopefully he doesn’t screw it up and send them back down the Power Rankings:

    http://www.hoopskarma.com/hk/2010/11/21/hoops-karma-power-rankings-13.html

  2. frankvzappa - Nov 23, 2010 at 4:07 PM

    Griffin is better than Wall, and no way Wall matches Griffin’s highlights from the other night with a whole week of games

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