John Wall leads all rookies with 8.8 assists per game and is second among rookies in scoring

John Wall
John Wall - photo by Bob Leverone | AP

Nearly a generation later, Flip Saunders is doing it again. Saunders is coach of the Wizards, in town Thursday to play the Timberwolves. is a young, struggling team with talent but without a lot of experience. Among Saunders’ biggest projects is bringing along an amazingly gifted point guard. Sounds just like 1996. Today it’s John Wall, who leads all rookies with 8.8 assists per game and is second among rookies in scoring (15.7).

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