Less than 24 hours after he suffered a bone bruise that forced him to exit Sunday night's loss against the Dallas Mavericks, John Wall led the Washington Wizards to a humongous win over the Miami Heat.
For lack of a better word, the performance was courageous, with Wall taking over in the fourth quarter against one of the NBA's toughest defenses. Here's what he had to say after the game, per ESPN's Michael Wallace:
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The Wizards aren't suddenly a good basketball team, but this win could help turn their season around.
“I'm probably one of the toughest people you'll see,” said Wall, who has averaged 26.4 points, 9.0 assists, 4.6 rebounds and 3.4 steals the past six games. “I can't say unless it's broken I won't play, because I've done that before. We've been in a drought and we're so close to putting something together. … When I step up and play well, this team is better and that's what I've been doing lately — giving our team a chance to win.”