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ShareBullets: Brandon Jennings’ Alley-Oop To John Wall

Updated: August 26, 2010

A D.C. pic and links …

[Card game, no guns – Meridian Hill Park, Washington, D.C. – K. Weidie]

John Wall is currently out in California participating as an assistant coach, along with Brandon Jennings, at the 2010 Boost Mobile Elite 24 event in Venice Beach. The players have also been getting some good run, via John Wall’s Twitter account. Check out this oop from Jennings to Wall that was recently uploaded to YouTube:

[UPDATE] Here’s more video of Wall and others from the Elite 24 runs. Looks like Johnny gets crossed up at the 0:59 mark. [via Ball is Life; h/t SLAM]

Kelly Dwyer ranks Andray Blatche at the 21st best power forward in the NBA, calling it a “a glass-half-full ranking.” Considering some of those ranked ahead of Blatche at 11-20, I’d say Dwyer is more pessimistic about Blatche than I am, but not without good reason.
[Ball Don’t Lie]

“Yes Yi Can” … a Yi Jianlian photo shoot — this time in Slam, not Vogue, but still in a basketball jersey.

The Wizards come in third in ‘Best Management Change’ on’s 2010-11 forecast. Washington’s nine votes, representing 9.7% of the voting panel, puts them behind the Golden State Warriors (36 votes) and the New Jersey Nets (35 votes).

There’s some more red in the Verizon Center now.
[Washington Examiner, Ted’s Take]

JaVale McGee just might be kinda/sorta important.
[SB Nation DC]

Dan Grunfeld, son of Ernie, is heading to Israel to play basketball for Bnei Hasharon. According to, the team currently features former NBAer Lee Nailon and Ronald Steele (University of Alabama). Former Wizards second round draft pick (38th overall in 2002), Rod Grizzard is a past Bnei Hasharon player.
[Washington Jewish Week]

NBA Player Movement Flow Charts.
[Wyn Douglas, ShareBro]

Columbia Heights Day is this Saturday in D.C. … I think I’ll check it out.
[The 42]

Congrats to the Sports-Reference family of sites for being named one of TIME’s 50 best for 2010.
[Basketball-Reference Blog]

Rob Dibble vs. Kenny Powers, in quotes … great stuff from Jake Whitacre.
[SB Nation DC]

Lindsay Czarniak’s No Longer Wearing Dan Snyder’s Shirts?
[Washington City Paper]

You must check out the dunk contest below (you probably have already), but especially the 1:35 mark.
[Talk Hoops]

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Kyle founded TAI in 2007 and has been weaving in and out the world of Wizards ever since, ducking WittmanFaces, jumping over G-Wiz, and avoiding stints on the DNP-Conditioning list. He has covered the Washington pro basketball team as a member of the media since 2009. Kyle currently lives in Brooklyn, NY with his wife, loves basketball, and has no pets.