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Wizards Vs. Magic: John Wall Leads Wizards With Six Points, But Magic Lead Wizards 29-15 After First Quarter

John Wall's NBA debut is off to a quick start. Unfortunately for the Wizards, their season is not. The Magic lead the Wizards 29-15 after one quarter. Here are some quick thoughts:

  • John Wall Watch: Six points on 3-of-8 shooting, two assists and one turnover. While Blake Griffin's first NBA basket was an alley-oop dunk, Wall's will go in the history books as a goaltending call on Dwight Howard. Wall showed flashes of brilliance, especially on a coast-to-coast layup in traffic. Wall took some questionable jump shots, but overall, he looked solid in his first quarter of NBA action.
  • Andray Blatche has been handcuffed by Orlando's defense. Blatche was 0-4 from the field and the Wizards are shooting 6-22 through the beginning of the second quarter. 
  • The Wizards have absolutely no interior defense. Almost all of Orlando's baskets came in the paint on offensive rebounds and uncontested layups. 
  • The Wizards are playing undisciplined basketball.The score could be worse if the Magic could hit free throws. Orlando went 5-for-11 from the free throw line.