John Wall makes history, then gets ejected, in Wizards’ loss

John Wall - photo by Walter Cornett
John Wall – photo by Walter Cornett

Through his career, has defined his time in through his passing genius. Slick deliveries in the pick and roll, threaded passes in traffic and no-look specialties to even surprise teammates. On Monday, Wall cemented his legacy as the franchise’s all-time best passer.

But like most everything else this season, a bad night blemished this accomplishment: Wall was ejected, and the Wizards were defeated.

In the Wizards’ 114-106 loss to the Rockets, Wall had 21 points and eight assists — hitting 3,826 assists for his career to surpass Wes Unseld and become the Wizards/Bullets all-time leader — but also was ejected after he picked up a pair of technical fouls. Wall’s second came in the final 33 seconds after using “inappropriate language” toward a game official.

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