John Wall to use snub as motivation

Updated: January 27, 2014, 6:02 PM ET
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John Wall was left off USA Basketball's national team pool last week, but he says he will use his omission as motivation.

"It's nothing I could do. It's nothing I can say, and I don't want nobody to baby-sit me or try to make it work for me," Wall told The Washington Post. "They made their list, they made their decision, and that's what they're happy with, and I just have to look past that."

Wall played with the U.S. team in minicamps over the summer in 2012 and 2013, but ...

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