The Wizards deleted a tweet of John Wall's Team USA picture because people kept roasting it

As one of the 35 players in the stocked pool of talent from which USA Basketball will select rosters for the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup and the 2020 Summer Olympics, Washington Wizards point guard John Wall made the trek out to Las Vegas for this week’s Team USA minicamp, helmed by new national team head coach Gregg Popovich. As the players and coaches began showing up for the festivities on Wednesday, part of the process included posing for various photos and portraits.

The Wizards, excited at the increased visibility for their five-time All-Star franchise focal point, quickly shared Wall’s new Team USA photo from their team Twitter account on Thursday afternoon …

The Wizards were just so proud of their main dude John Wall. (Screencap via @WashWizards)

… only to find out that, well, some people had some notes on how the snapshot came out. Nothing too big, really: it’s just that the photo had some problems, dude.

You know: constructive criticism.

About lighting. And, um, angles.

And, maybe, filters? Like, perhaps just toss a quick Valencia on there.

It is possible, and in fact likely, that this is less a “John Wall is falling apart” issue and more a “something is up with this photo session” matter:

Even so: the Wizards deleted their tweet. That ought to do the trick. As we all know, removing the source material always stops people from making jokes online.

UPDATE: Wall is now aware of the roasting, thanks in large part to the roasting coming from inside his house:

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