- Associated Press - Thursday, June 17, 2010

WASHINGTON | The seemingly inevitable selection of John Wall as the No. 1 overall pick in the draft is a bit closer to fruition — now that the Kentucky point guard has shown his stuff in a workout for the Washington Wizards.

Wall displayed his dribble-drive ability with both hands, hit pull-up jumpers and threw down dunks during a 30-minute session Thursday run by coach Flip Saunders and observed by general manager Ernie Grunfeld and owner Ted Leonsis.

Wall was given the special privilege of a solo workout, unlike the other six draft hopefuls who followed in a later session.

The Wizards won the NBA lottery last month and have the first selection in the June 24 draft. They have done nothing to indicate that Wall will not be their selection.