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SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports' Jeff Zillgitt discusses the end of the John Wall era in Washington and why Houston may be the perfect place for him to resurrect his career. USA TODAY

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The became well known for his extensive community work in and around Washington, DC.

As a result, many members of the Washington organization — as well as fans and local media covering the team — were sad to see him go. After Wednesday's trade announcement, here's a sampling of their reaction:

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