NBA Fans Go Berserk as Rockets’ John Wall Spotted in Raptors’ Shorts

Published 01/13/2022, 12:23 PM EST
Jan 26, 2021; Houston, Texas, USA; Houston Rockets guard John Wall (1) reacts after making a three point basket against the Washington Wizards during the fourth quarter at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Carmen Mandato/Pool Photo-USA TODAY Sports


Like a few other players in the NBA, John Wall is one such player who inspires neutrality among NBA fans. Not many NBA fans particularly crave for Wall to play for their franchise. Wall received hype like many other NBA aspirants before entering the NBA. Recently, NBA fans reacted to potential trade news about Wall.

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A recent photo of John Wall made the rounds on Twitter. The picture hyped up a potential trade for Wall away from the Houston Rockets. The Twitter post by a Rockets fan showed Wall sporting shorts that featured the Toronto Raptors on them. Questioning Wall’s odd choice for his shorts, the Rockets fan said, “John Wall in Raptors shorts?”

Jan 23, 2021; Dallas, Texas, USA; Houston Rockets guard John Wall (1) brings the ball up court against the Dallas Mavericks during the second half at the American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

John Wall has remained a staple at the NBA since 2010. The Washington Wizards selected Wall as their first overall pick in the 2010 NBA draft. He spent 10 seasons at the Wizards until 2020, earning five NBA All-Star call-ups between 2014 to 2018.

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Wall joined the Rockets in 2020 after being traded by the Wizards.

NBA fans hilariously react to John Wall wearing Toronto Raptors’ shorts

NBA fans on Twitter reacted to the Houston Rockets fan’s tweet with hilarious replies. Their reactions ranged from some fans making light of the situation, while others dismissed the photo as a fashion choice by Wall. As any NBA player would, Wall probably enjoyed the increased publicity.

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Shalom Saldanha

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Shalom Saldanha is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports. Currently pursuing his journalism degree, he has previously worked as a sports corresspondent for India Shorts/Business Upturn. A Giannis Antetokounmpo and Bucks fan, Shalom primarily got into the sport after discovering that he shared a mutual love for Arsenal with the 'Greek Freak'.

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