Clippers’ John Wall nonetheless has beef with Tyler Hansbrough

No, John Wall is not over it.

No, John Wall will not be over it.
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There have been few extra extremely touted prospects within the one-and-done period of men’s Faculty Basketball than John Wall. Born and raised in Raleigh, N.C., it might make sense that he would wish to attend the College of North Carolina. Nevertheless, Wall alleges {that a} assembly 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 mentioned getting traded from the Washington Wizards, being reduce from his highschool basketball staff, and naturally, his time at Kentucky. A interval that he claims by no means would have occurred if Hansbrough was nicer to him throughout his Chapel Hill go to.

“Tyler Hansbrough acquired his personal part, him and his homeboys,” Wall stated on the podcast. “I’m the recruit. I stroll up and say, ‘what up.’ He stated ‘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’s 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 approach an individual with eyes may recklessly say related issues about this system he performed for, and all the different good ones all through the historical past of time.

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

He had higher deny what occurred as a result of the season after he, Ty Lawson, and a loaded North Carolina staff annihilated all comers on their strategy to a second Nationwide Championship in 5 seasons, the Tar Heels’ title protection produced feeble outcomes.

What a North Carolina staff it may have been

The primary gamers from that 2008-09 championship declared for the NBA Draft and the Tar Heels completed 5-11 in ACC play the next season. If Wall was feeding Tyler Zeller, John Henson, and Ed Davis the ball that document definitely would have been totally different.

At any time when Hansbrough takes a visit again to Chapel Hill he must be shouting from the best factors of campus that he didn’t snub a recruit who was a YouTube star earlier than ever setting foot on a school campus with that sensational 2009 mixtape.

It may have been North Carolina undergrads misnaming “The Dougie,” “The John Wall.” All of them may have carried out the dance — with out seasoning — throughout campus and Spring Break seashores as UNC lastly equaled rival Duke’s accomplishment of profitable consecutive Nationwide Championships.

As an alternative, one of many best gamers the state of North Carolina ever produced ended up being Coach Cal’s first whale at Kentucky.

We have to discover a strategy to take this case to trial within the court docket of public opinion. Make it a Verzuz battle, the place witnesses who had been current that evening testify as to what occurred.

We deserve solutions, as a result of that is one helluva sliding doorways second.