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John Wall agrees to monster extension with Wizards

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It was reported a few weeks back that the Washington Wizards had offered John Wall a huge contract extension, but he had decided to think it over before deciding to agree to those terms. Well, here we have it, late on a Friday night, news is breaking that Wall has agreed to stay in Washington through 2023.

Wall’s extension is for 4 years and $170 million. And to think, some people think he should’ve stayed four years and received his college degree rather than going one and done. I think he probably got the better end of that situation.

Quick shoutout to our own Jack Pilgrim for the number crunch and the subtle jab at the haters. Even more impressive than that number is what Wall could potentially be making per game in the final year of his contract.

A huge congrats to Wall and his family. This is exactly what Coach Cal is always talking about when he says he wants to change lives for these kids. It won’t be long until we’re hearing about deals like this for a bunch of former Kentucky guys.

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Article written by Brett Bibbins

Graduate of the University of Kentucky in 2015. Spend my free time watching sports, The Office or Harry Potter. Three-word phrases to live by: For The Kids and Cats by 90 @BrettBibbinsKSR

8 Comments for John Wall agrees to monster extension with Wizards



  1. Angelo
    11:12 pm July 21, 2017 Permalink

    John, i will manage your money for 1/2 of 1% per year.



  2. ukcamel
    11:35 pm July 21, 2017 Permalink

    I hope Reggie Jackson doesn’t sign for $171 now!



  3. Kychopsticks
    12:47 am July 22, 2017 Permalink

    Congrats! Just hope John can compete against all these great east coast teams…



  4. binarysolo
    1:41 am July 22, 2017 Permalink

    Love that Jack Pilgrim shade!

    To put John Wall’s numbers in perspective, he’ll be making more *per game* in his final year than Bobby Knight made *per year* at his final coaching job.

    “But free education…”



    • runningunnin.454
      9:32 am July 22, 2017 Permalink

      LOL, Knight’s Ohio State degree in history/government didn’t quite get him there.



    • Luether
      9:52 pm July 22, 2017 Permalink

      For every John Wall-caliber college player who leaves early – there are 100 who shouldn’t…

      He is the exception – NOT the rule…



  5. Mathlete
    7:47 am July 22, 2017 Permalink

    Seems like he learned enough to get by in his one year of college



  6. Reuben Cuban
    10:50 am July 22, 2017 Permalink

    Good for John Wall to get that money. $570,743 per game is ridiculous.