John Wall tearful in emotional win

During his post-game interview after the Washington defeated the Celtics in double overtime, John Wall was emotional. According to CSN Washington, he played the game with the words "RIP Miyah" written on his Adidas sneakers. Wall befriended cancer patient Miyah Telemaque-Nelson last season, even helping her to meet Nicki Minaj. At just six years old, Miyah passed away today.

After a spectacular performance (27 points, 17 assists, 7 rebounds, 3 steals) Wall was ultimately left at a loss for words in his post-game interview:

Wall also tweeted the following after the game: