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John Wall jawed at Julio Jones, Gucci Mane and Migos's Quavo at Wizards-Hawks Game 6

John Wall jawed at Julio Jones, Gucci Mane and Migos's Quavo at Wizards-Hawks Game 6

BY TYLER BYRUM, @theTylerByrum

Where do you find an NFL All-Pro wide receiver, and two of the largest hip-hop figures in the country? Why, Game 6 of the Wizards vs. Hawks series of course.

In Phillips Arena, located in downtown Atlanta, Julio Jones, Gucci Mane and Quavo (a member of Migos) were spotted courtside as the Wizards clinched the first round series. Don't bet on any of them rooting for the Wizards though as all three have ties to Atlanta.

-Jones, playing for the Atlanta Falcons
-Mane, hometown is Atlanta
-Quavo, hometown is Lawrenceville, Georgia

To make it even better, John Wall started jawing with them in the final minutes of the fourth quarter. Scoring 42 points, 19 in the fourth quarter, Wall comanding a win, was on the higher ground.

Both Jones and Quavo are currently partnered with Champ Sports in their newest advertising gig. As a native of Atlanta, no surprise that Gucci Mane joined the party, which ended with Wall sending them home early.

After the game, he told assembled media what he said to the trio. And his play backed it up. 

MORE WIZARDS: Takeaways from Wizards' close out of Hawks in Game 6

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Ernie Grunfeld uses second round pick on draft-and-stash prospect Issuf Sanon

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Ernie Grunfeld uses second round pick on draft-and-stash prospect Issuf Sanon

The Washington Wizards selected international prospect Issuf Sanon with the 44th overall pick in the 2018 NBA Draft on Thursday night.

Like Wizards first round pick Troy Brown, Sanon is just 18 years old and does not turn 19 until Oct. 30. President of basketball operations Ernie Grunfeld said that Sanon is a draft-and-stash prospect and will play at least the following year for Olimpija, a professional team in Slovenia.

Here’s what you need to know about Sanon:

Height: 6-4

Weight: 172

2017-18 stats: 20.5 mpg, 6.0 ppg, 2.6 rpg, 1.4 apg, 1.2 spg, 0.2 bpg, 42.9 FG%, 28.3 3PT%, 50 FT%

*Sanon is a defensive-minded combo guard that is not expected to be ready for the next few years. However, he thrived defensively, allowing just 0.471 points per isolation possession, according to the NBA. That ranks in the 92nd percentile. In the past two seasons in Ukraine’s second division, Sanon averaged 4.6 steals per game.

*While playing in the 2017 U-18 Euros for the Ukrainian National team last summer, Sanon broke out, averaging 19.3 points, 6.1 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 3.4 steals per game. 

*During the middle of the 2017-18 season, Sanon changed teams. He moved from Ukraine’s Dnipro to the more competitive Olimpija in Slovenia.

*The biggest area of improvement for Sanon is developing his offensive game further. While he is just 18 and very raw, Sanon’s numbers have dipped since his move to Olimpija, especially shooting wise. Sanon’s strength comes in transition and his 6-4 frame helps him when slashing to the rim.

*Though he will not play for the Wizards anytime soon, he will come to the United States and play on the Wizards’ Summer League team.

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That time new Wizard Troy Brown dunked on No. 2 overall pick Marvin Bagley

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That time new Wizard Troy Brown dunked on No. 2 overall pick Marvin Bagley

Back in high school, the newest Washington Wizard Troy Brown was an athletic freak. So much so that Brown dunked over the No. 2 pick of the 2018 NBA Draft, Marvin Bagley III.

Playing at Centennial High School from Las Vegas, Nevada, the 15th overall pick went straight at the dominating 6-11 Bagley and posterized the man.

Now from the other side: 

Although both were merely kids at the time (an each a few inches shorter), still you cannot question the confidence and athleticism of the Wizards' top pick. 

Heck, Brown is still athletic.

Now Oregon never got the chance to play Duke this past season, but Brown will get two chances for another poster on his wall with Bagley now on the Sacramento Kings. 

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