Wizards rookie John Wall dazzles in Preseason Home Opener

John E De Freitas. | 10/12/2010, 11:47 a.m.
John Wall, the number one overall selection in this year's NBA Draft demonstrated his skills against the Atlanta Hawks. The Wizards won their first home preseason match 107-92John E De Freitas photos.

John Wall scored 19 points and seven assists in his Verizon Center debut, as the Wizards beat the Hawks, 107-92. Washington who moved to 3-1 in the preseason Commenting on his first home game: Wall said,"It was a great game.

Every game we wish the crowd gets (bigger) and (bigger). The first game they want to see how we are and that we get better and better. We just keep working and keep trying to win. I have a big role as a rookie, and I feel I can reach expectations to try and keep everyone happy and win games. We have to know we're not going to win every game, some nights might be bad but we're going to play hard and keep getting better."