Video: John Wall is throwing down sick dunks again as he rehabs Achilles
Fred Katz of The Athletic says that Wall threw down a 360 reverse dunk in practice on Monday, and while he didn’t get video of that slam, he was able to film this one-handed flush that also seemed to end in Wall staring down the camera:
John Wall with the major one-handed dunk and then maybe the camera staredown. Fantastic. pic.twitter.com/JMPJM63m2A
— Fred Katz (@FredKatz) January 13, 2020
Wall suffered his torn Achilles last February after slipping and falling in the shower, which came not long after Wall underwent season-ending surgery to repair a heel issue.
Wall has not played close to a full season since 2016-17, when the Wizards won 49 games and were eliminated by the Boston Celtics in a heated seven-game second-round playoff series.
In 32 games last season, Wall averaged 20.7 points, 8.7 assists, 3.6 rebounds and 1.5 steals over 34.5 minutes per game while shooting 44.4 percent from the floor, 30.2 percent from 3-point range and 69.7 percent from the free-throw line.
The 29-year-old has fallen under heavy criticism the past several years for his questionable leadership skills and his inability to develop a consistent perimeter jumper, but there is no doubt that Wall makes an impact on both ends when he is on the floor.
John Wall, who played his collegiate basketball at the University of Kentucky, was originally selected by Washington with the first overall pick of the 2010 NBA Draft.
He has made five All-Star appearances, with all of them coming between 2014 and 2018.
The Raleigh, N.C. native owns career averages of 19.0 points, 9.2 assists and 4.3 boards a night.