Clippers' John Wall nonetheless has beef with Tyler Hansbrough

No, John Wall is not over it.

No, John Wall simply isn’t over it.
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there have been few extra extremely touted prospects inside the one-and-performed period of men’s school Basketball than John Wall. Born and raised in Raleigh, N.C., it may make sense that he would want to attend the college of North Carolina. nonetheless, Wall alleges that a gathering with 2008-09 nationwide participant of the 12 months — Tyler Hansbrough — modified his thoughts.

Wall made an look on Dallas Mavericks guard Theo Pinson’s podcast — Run your Race. He talked about getting traded from the Washington Wizards, being decrease from his highschool basketball group, and naturally, his time at Kentucky. A interval that he claims by no means would have occurred if Hansbrough was nicer to him all by means of his Chapel Hill go to.

“Tyler Hansbrough acquired his personal part, him and his homeboys,” Wall acknowledged on the podcast. “I’m the recruit. I stroll up and say, ‘what up.’ He acknowledged ‘I don’t discuss to recruits.’”

How did Hansbrough reply?

Hansbrough has since jumped on Twitter to not solely deny that he ever snubbed Wall, however he is additionally clearly holding onto the identical opinions that he had of John Calipari when the Wildcats’ head coach took the job in 2009. An opinion he recklessly threw out, the identical method a particular person with eyes may recklessly say associated issues about this methodology he performed for, and all of the a quantity of good ones all by means of the historic previous of time.

“I’m optimistic the financial institution of Calipari had nothing to do with him going to Kentucky,” Hansbrough tweeted out.

He had larger deny what occurred as a consequence of the season after he, Ty Lawson, and a loaded North Carolina group annihilated all comers on their method to a second nationwide Championship in 5 seasons, the Tar Heels’ title protection produced feeble outcomes.

What a North Carolina group it could have been

the major gamers from that 2008-09 championship declared for the NBA Draft and the Tar Heels accomplished 5-eleven in ACC play the subsequent season. If Wall was feeding Tyler Zeller, John Henson, and Ed Davis the ball that file truly would have been completely different.

each time Hansbrough takes a go to again to Chapel Hill he ought to be shouting from the most interesting factors of campus that he did not snub a recruit who was a YouTube star earlier than ever setting foot on a school campus with that sensational 2009 mixtape.

It could have been North Carolina undergrads misnaming “The Dougie,” “The John Wall.” all of them could have carried out the dance — with out seasoning — all by means of campus and Spring Break seashores as UNC lastly equaled rival Duke’s accomplishment of worthwhile consecutive nationwide Championships.

instead, one among many biggest gamers the state of North Carolina ever produced ended up being Coach Cal’s first whale at Kentucky.

we ought to discover a method to take this case to trial inside the court docket of public opinion. Make it a Verzuz battle, the place witnesses who have been current that night testify as to what occurred.

We deserve options, as a consequence of that is one helluva sliding doorways second.


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