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John Wall to Pose Nude for ESPN the Magazine's Body Issue

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    Washington Wizards point guard John Wall will be one of 21 athletes to pose nude in ESPN The Magazine's fifth-annual Body Issue, which will hit newsstands July 12.

    Other naked people to be featured in this year's edition including former Maryland Terrapins/current San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis, New York Mets ace Matt Harvey, three-time beach volleyball gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings and 77-year-old golf legend Gary Player. I think I'll be skipping that last one.

    Coincidentally, Wall's body has been an issue Tuesday after The Washington Post's Jason Reid wrote a column questioning whether or not the Wizards should offer Wall a max contract extension after recanting his decision to cover himself with tattoos:

    But not every player flip-flops on a topic in such a public way. Factor in that Wall is expected to receive a huge payday from the Wizards next month, and the timing of his tattoo revelation raises questions about his decision making. For a franchise with a history of backing the wrong players, that’s food for thought.

    It's already been called the "world's dumbest column."


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