2 superstars John Wall believes should have been Washington Wizards

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This week, former Washington Wizards star John Wall made a guest appearance on The OGs podcast, hosted by NBA champions Udonis Haslem and Mike Miller. During his time on the show, Wall went into detail about his upbringing and his route to the NBA, including some of his experiences while playing for the Washington Wizards.

Wall told Miller and Haslem he attended a workout ahead of the 2011 NBA Draft, during which he got the opportunity to see Klay Thompson in action.

"I think we should have took Klay...a sharpshooter, knowing he can shoot the ball like that...I knew Klay was special...he was a great defender, so he probably would have played the three for us, Brad [Beal] at the two, then you have me, Nene, and [Marcin] Gortat...it would have been amazing with the pick-and-roll we had."

John Wall from "The OGs" podcast

The Washington Wizards had the sixth overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft, which introduced prospects such as Kyrie Irving, Jimmy Butler, and Kawhi Leonard to the league. Former Wizards general manager Tommy Sheppard used the pick to draft Jan Vesely, a 6'11" power forward from the Czech Republic. Vesely played just 162 games in the NBA, joining Chris Singleton, the Wizards' other first-round selection, as the only two players selected within the top 20 picks of the 2011 draft to play fewer than five seasons in the league.

The Wizards missed out on drafting Klay Thompson

As Wall explained, Thompson's defensive abilities would have allowed him to start at small forward, giving the Wizards agency to still draft Bradley Beal out of the University of Florida to play shooting guard in 2012. Adding Klay's shooting to the mix would have made Washington one of the most feared teams in the Eastern Conference.