John Wall Continues To Dominate December But Is 5th Among East Guards In All-Star Voting
Andrea Bargnani became the latest victim of John Wall and his signature behind the back move on Saturday as Wall continued his December tear with 22 points, 13 assists and 2 blocks in a 111-96 win over the Nets – 4th in a row for the Wizards. The double-double was his 8th out of his last 9 games and for the month of December he’s averaging 23 points and 12 assists.
“John, again, is just playing at a fabulous clip right now,” Wizards coach Randy Wittman said. “His leadership on the floor, in the huddles, in the locker room, orchestrating things on the floor, that’s a thing of beauty.”
As fabulous as John has been playing, he’s 5th in All-Star voting among Eastern guards behind Wade, Kyrie Irving, Kyle Lowry and Jimmy Butler. His 103k votes is also below players like Carmelo Anthony and Pau Gasol.