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Former Cat John Wall ‘in a funk right now’

John Wall - photo by Kevin C. Cox | Getty

– photo by Kevin C. Cox | Getty

John Wall isn't shooting well, he's turning the ball over at an alarming rate, and his attitude isn't quite the same. The  franchise player spent most of the fourth quarter on the bench during the team's latest loss, a game marred by complaints about playing time while it was in progress.

”He's just in a funk right now,” teammate Chris Singleton said Thursday.

The former No. 1 draft pick whose return had been a bright spot in an otherwise dismal Wizards season has hit a skid. In the five games since the All-Star break, Wall is shooting 29.6 percent from the field and has had three games with six or more turnovers.

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On This Day In UK Basketball History

On February 21, 1970, No. 2 Kentucky defeated LSU, 121-105.  Dan Issel scored 51 points, Mike Pratt 27 and Tom Parker 18 as UK outgunned LSU star “Pistol Pete” Maravich’s 64-point performance before 9,000 fans in the John Parker Memorial Coliseum.  This was the ultimate shootout between all-time SEC greats Maravich and Issel.

 

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