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Why I think John Wall is a special player

Of course he's a 6 foot 4 athletic point guard but I can't really name anybody that can dunk with both hands like him. I have seen him dunk on people multiple times with his right and left hand.


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There's more to being a

special NBA point guard then dunking right or left handed!
Two of the best point guards in the last 10 years weren't exactly high flyers - Jason Kidd and Steve Nash.

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I thought you were going to

I thought you were going to have some deep explanation as to why he was special, not just 2 highlights lol. But I vaguely see where your coming from.

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Did I say that?

I did not even say special point guard i said player.

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So you think he's a special

So you think he's a special player based on the fact he can dunk with both hands? What other reasons do you think he'll be special?

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He plays point guard

so wouldn't you say he would be a special point guard. If your a SPECIAL player, you better be an elite player at your position. Not unless your saying he's going to a freak athlete!

Also Wall is not 6-4 and I think he's more around 6-2!

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you do know there are many

you do know there are many players that can do that right, not to take away from wall. my nephew can dunk between the legs with either hand but i dont think thats why hes gonna be a good player

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as far as his height we will

as far as his height we will see. but it doesnt matter if he has long arms. just like rondo islike 6'5 as far as his arms gowhich is much better then someone 6'4 with shorter arms

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It'll be interesting to see

It'll be interesting to see how he measures lol. I think he'll measure a little shorter than listed height wise, but his wingspan and standing reach should stand out among point guards.

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Yea I got a feeling Walll is

Yea I got a feeling Walll is gonna have a 6'8 or 6'9" inch wingspan....something pretty crazy

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Doesn't Rondo have a 6' 11"

Doesn't Rondo have a 6' 11" wingspan? I wouldn't be surprised if John Wall is somewhere in that territory. His standing reach should be very long too. I seriously think whether or not he measures 6' 4" will be irrellivant.

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Why I think he is a special player

. He's a 6 foot 4 point guard who can get to the rim easily.

. He knows when he should take over a a game.

. He's already a good clutch player.

. He's an athletic freak who can dunk with both hands. he is really fast and can change directions fast also.

. Already a good passer.

. A good defender mainly beacuse his athleticism

. He can get to the free throw line

He needs to become a better shooter and better slasher in the halfcourt. Also he needs to stop turning the ball over and mabe learn how to post up smaller point guards

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Why I think he is a special player

. He's a 6 foot 4 point guard who can get to the rim easily.

. He knows when he should take over a a game.

. He's already a good clutch player.

. He's an athletic freak who can dunk with both hands. he is really fast and can change directions fast also.

. Already a good passer.

. A good defender mainly beacuse his athleticism

. He can get to the free throw line

He needs to become a better shooter and better slasher in the halfcourt. Also he needs to stop turning the ball over and mabe learn how to post up smaller point guards

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Why I think he is a special player

. He's a 6 foot 4 point guard who can get to the rim easily.

. He knows when he should take over a a game.

. He's already a good clutch player.

. He's an athletic freak who can dunk with both hands. he is really fast and can change directions fast also.

. Already a good passer.

. A good defender mainly beacuse his athleticism

. He can get to the free throw line

He needs to become a better shooter and better slasher in the halfcourt. Also he needs to stop turning the ball over and mabe learn how to post up smaller point guards

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Why I think he is a special player

. He's a 6 foot 4 point guard who can get to the rim easily.

. He knows when he should take over a a game.

. He's already a good clutch player.

. He's an athletic freak who can dunk with both hands. he is really fast and can change directions fast also.

. Already a good passer.

. A good defender mainly beacuse his athleticism

. He can get to the free throw line

He needs to become a better shooter and better slasher in the halfcourt. Also he needs to stop turning the ball over and mabe learn how to post up smaller point guards

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Guys

Guys, this was clearly a joke.

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Ill tell you guys why I am a

Ill tell you guys why I am a special player...
I am 6 foot 3 and can dunk with 2 hands
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Shaun Livingston was like a

Shaun Livingston was like a 6 foot 8 point guard. Even before he got hurt, I didn't see him a star in the league. Just because you're tall and long doesn't mean anything.

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Shaun Livingston

Was well on his way, the ability to see above defendors and to have that handle at his height was something special.
He would have been a good nba star not superstar, but we will never know. I really did see a half way new aged magic in the guy specially in that play off series versus the mavericks. That was his best time

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Shaun Livingston was 6'7.5 but he was 10 pounds lighter than 6'2 Derrick Rose

added weight would have helped him post up more, absorb contact better, and have a more solid base on his jump shot

he could have been a new age Magic but Magic was 220 for the majority of his career and 200 as a rookie

all of Livingston's weaknesses stemmed from his weight

on another note, standing reach and wingspan can be tremendous if combined with quickness and speed ;)

If John Wall ever becomes "special" it'll be bcuz he has a group of good players around him

he could easily end up on a terrible team and head right back to the lottery

Assuming "special" means winning in the NBA lets wait and see if he can take over a game like Wade, Arenas, Lebron etc

I doubt it

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i wouldnt consider wall very

i wouldnt consider wall very tall for a point guard. westbrook,rose,rondo,dwill,farmar are all 6'2 or taller

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I think Wall will be about

I think Wall will be about 6'3." I don't know, but that seems to be how tall he is in shoes.

And Shaun Livingston was well on his way to taking that next step to being a solid starter. And then that following season, IF he hadn't messed up his knee, I feel he could've been a borderline All-Star. He was coming of age that season he was hurt. I am still convinced had he not messed up his knee, he would've been a top 5-7 PG in the NBA. Talk about unbelievable passing and PG skills? He had all of that, just not the best shooter and usually the weakest player on the floor (even that was kinda alleviated by his length and height).

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