John Wall only met professional basketball players in his dreams growing up in Raleigh.
Team USA hopes one Maryland frontcourt star can replace another.
Kevin Durant bailed* on Team USA and now the decision makers must figure out how to replace the NBAs best scorer and reigning MVP heading into the World Cup of Basketball.
We already knew the likes of LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony and Chris Paul were sitting out this round of USA basketball.
BY PETER HAILEY