John Wall is already one of the top point guards in the league but the Washington Wizards star is not contented in being just one of the best as he stated in a recent interview that he wants to be known as the top point guard in the NBA.

“My goal is to be number one. There’s a lot of great talent in this league, so it’s great to move up. Each year I move up, that means I’ve improved. And now I want to move up even more. I don’t want to be satisfied with where I’m at,” Wall said in an interview with The Washington Post. “I want to keep going up, and if I keep getting better, that means I’m bringing my team up with me and we can keep improving and we know what our ultimate goal is.”

In the same interview, Wall also said that with the five-year $84.7 million (AU $115.48 million) contract he signed in 2014, he knew that he’d eventually have to take over as the on and off court leader of the team especially with veteran Paul Pierce leaving this offseason.

“I know coming in this is my team. When I got the contract I knew that, ‘All right, I’m the franchise guy.’ Last year it was my team, but I still had Paul around, who was a great leader to help me learn more things. Now I just walk in and feel like I’m that guy. I’m more confident in the locker room saying stuff and speaking up. Doing the little things,” Wall added in the interview.

Wall’s improvement as a leader comes with his steady stats in five years in the league. Entering the 2015-2016 NBA Season, Wall has career averages of 17.6 points, 4.6 rebounds, 10.0 assists (second in the NBA) and 1.7 steals per game in 79 games in the regular season and 16.7 points, 4.3 rebounds, 8.7 assists and 1.6 steals per game in 18 games in the playoffs.

Other top point guards in the league include Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors, Russell Westbrook of the Oklahoma City Thunder, Chris Paul of the Los Angeles Clippers, Mike Conley of the Memphis Grizzlies, Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Damian Lillard of the Portland Trail Blazers, among others.

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