UA Elite 24 Alumni: John Wall
Nickname(s): “Make ’em Fall, Ammo”
High School: Word of God Academy
Hometown: Raleigh, N.C.
Elite 24 Highlights: Named team Co-MVP along with Dominic Cheek after leading the Skip squad to a 135-121 win over The Goat squad in the third annual game at Rucker Park. Wall finished with 10 points, including two highlight dunks, and a handful of assists.
Post Elite 24: One of the nation’s top recruits in 2009, Wall entered the University of Kentucky amid much fanfare. He hit the game-winning shot in his first college game and finished with 19 points, 2 rebounds, 5 assists, and 3 steals. The 2010 SEC Player of the Year, Wall developed into the No. 1 pick of the 2010 NBA Draft. Today, he’s considered one of the best point guards in the NBA and is a two-time NBA All-Star.