The Wizards and their fans are already on edge as they wait to see if John Wall’s season is over or not after five separate fractions were discovered in his hand. Currently doctors say his hand is too swollen to properly diagnose it, so at least for now the team can hope he will play, although the odds are very low. Understandably things around the team are tense and it led to coach Randy Wittman calling out a specific reporter for what he says are complete lies about Wall’s injury.


The Washington Post, citing a source with knowledge of the situation, reported that Wall “clashed with team medical staffers before sitting out Tuesday because he felt something more serious had caused his hand to explode” after he came crashing down on his wrist in the second quarter of Game 1 on Sunday.

“What was reported today is a flat-out lie about John clashing with doctors and the training staff,” Wittman said after Wizards practice Friday. “That is so far from the truth, I’ve got to say something.

“That’s not fair to this kid or our doctors, they’re busting their ass, to have something like that said. That’s not right. I have to stand up for those people in there.”

He goes off much worse in the video. Sad to say but the season is likely over for Wall anyway.