Driving with John Wall

Can the NBA's quickest point guard save its most stagnant franchise?

Originally Published: October 3, 2012
By Kevin Van Valkenburg | ESPN The Magazine

IT'S 5:48 P.M. on a lazy Tuesday in September, and I'm sitting next to John Wall, the 22-year-old saddled with the Herculean burden of salvaging pro basketball in Washington, D.C. He's behind the wheel of his ruby red Bentley GT, and Ace Hood's "Wanna Beez" is spilling out of the car's exquisite speakers. Rush hour traffic on 7th Street NW in Chinatown is moving at the speed of continental drift, which gives us ample time to delve into topics big and small. Wall can be stone-faced ...

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