John Wall is a professional basketball player. Wall is considered to be one of the best high school basketball players ever, and was one of their first high school greats at the beginning of the mixtape era.
A Raleigh, North Carolina native, Wall was chosen with the first overall pick of the 2010 NBA draft by the Washington Wizards after playing one year of college basketball for the Kentucky Wildcats. Wall plays point guard and is a five-time NBA All-Star and was named to the All-NBA Team in 2017. Wall was a human highlight, often making flashy passes or athletic plays. He was also a good defender, he reached a little bit of post season success with the Wizards, culminating in the Eastern Conference Semi Finals in 2017. He was traded to the Houston Rockets in 2020.
In 2016, Wall received the Stewart B. McKinney Award for his work to end homelessness after he donated $400,000 to Bright Beginnings. Wall signed a five-year deal with Adidas in 2018. Wall said in 2018 that he was pursuing a bachelor's degree in business administration.