Top recruit Wall overcomes tragedy

Originally Published: September 26, 2008
By Jason Jordan | Special to ESPNRISE.com

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Don't get him wrong, John Wall knows exactly how this will make him sound, but the fact that he'd readily admit something so embarrassing sums up what's cool about Wall: he's transparent, sincere and, most importantly, he's a typical 18-year-old.

That's why Wall doesn't mind fessing up to sleeping in the same bed with his mother, Frances Pulley, for more than a week after he and his teammates went to see "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre" in 2003.

"That's right, I ...

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