John Wall didn’t take long to show us why so many are hyping him to be the next great superstar in this league. The No. 1 overall pick tallied 21 points and nine assists, as the Wizards beat the Mavericks 97-94 in their preseason opener.
The Wizards held a comfortable lead for most of the game, but a late Mavericks comeback tied the game. Undeterred, the Wizards won when Lester Hudson hit a game-winning three-pointer.
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