Friday, April 8, 2011

It's Friday, Time to Dance

Yesterday, Average Bro wrote a controversial piece that was dripping with homerism over at Ed the Sports Fan, proclaiming that John Wall will eventually be (much) better than Blake Griffin.

The article itself was pretty over the top, stating that "five years from now, he won't even be half the player John Wall is. Not even in the same stratosphere."

That's a completely and utterly absurd thing to say, because it's pretty clear that both of these guys are studs that work incredibly hard at their craft and seemed destined for greatness. There's no way in hell one of them is vastly superior in terms of talent or potential, so such a statement is simply hyperbole. Personally, I think both players are going to be superstars sooner rather than later. I don't think one will be far superior than the other, though personally I love me some Blake Griffin.

But all of this is beside the point. The point is, it reminded me of when John Wall did the Dougie before his D.C. debut against the Sixers.

Then he went out and damn near had a triple-double, finishing with 29 points, 13 assists and 9 steals. Those 9 steals tied a Wizards record for most in a game. So yeah, he's good. Really good. And he's only going to get better. But the same thing goes for Blake, who oh by the way is a lock for Rookie of the Year, won the Dunk Contest, made the all-star team and is averaging a double-double (22.5 and 12.2). Moral of the story? They're both awesome.

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