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Fans vote Wizards' Wall starter for East in NBA All-Star Game
Fans vote Wizards' Wall starter for East in NBA All-Star Game

Since entering the NBA nearly five years ago, disrespect — perceived and real — has been a steady source of motivation for John Wall. For reasons unknown to the Washington Wizards point guard, he was not mentioned among the best at his position in the sport. The slights, whether because of injuries or his team's lack of success, have long irritated him. The recognition, however, has arrived this season. Coming off his first postseason appearance, Wall has his own signature shoe, regularly provides fodder for nightly highlight shows and helms a contender with the second-best record in the Eastern Conference. And Thursday night, Wall's ascension was acknowledged by...

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