Wizards Insider: Bradley Beal


Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 04/19/2014

Bradley Beal plans to ‘have fun’ in his NBA playoff debut

The second-youngest player in the NBA postseason field has looked to his veteran teammates for advice.

By Michael Lee  |  02:50 PM ET, 04/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, NBA playoffs, Wizards-Bulls

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 04/12/2014

Wizards ignore shooting woes, use defense to move back into sixth place

Washington didn’t allow offensive struggles to affect it on the defensive end in a win over Orlando.

By Michael Lee  |  07:45 AM ET, 04/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, Randy WIttman, Wizards

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 04/11/2014

Wizards look to rediscover touch from three-point line

Despite being the NBA’s third-best three-point shooting team, the Wizards are just 9-for-50 from downtown in their last three games.

By Brandon Parker  |  02:00 PM ET, 04/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, John Wall, Martell Webster, Trevor Ariza, Washington Wizards

Posted at 07:30 AM ET, 04/11/2014

Randy Wittman criticizes efforts of John Wall, Bradley Beal in Wizards’ loss

Wizards Coach Randy Wittman was disappointed with his team’s first half performance and questioned the effort of his young backcourt after loss to Charlotte.

By Michael Lee  |  07:30 AM ET, 04/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, Charlotte Bobcats, John Wall, Trevor Booker, Wizards

Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 04/09/2014

Wizards hope to rekindle bench production as playoffs loom

Washington’s reserves have totaled just 34 points in their last two games

By Brandon Parker  |  10:31 AM ET, 04/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  al harrington, Andre Miller, Bradley Beal, Drew Gooden, Martell Webster, Wizards

Posted at 06:16 PM ET, 04/05/2014

Wizards’ John Wall, Bradley Beal excited to see their schools in Final Four

John Wall and Bradley Beal are both rooting for their teams to win a national championship, but Wall has chosen a unique way to motivate Kentucky - by picking Beal’s Florida.

By Michael Lee  |  06:16 PM ET, 04/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, Connecticut, John Wall, Kentucky

Posted at 05:10 PM ET, 04/04/2014

Wizards’ Bradley Beal back in New York, hoping for another Garden moment

Bradley Beal’s game-winning layup against the Knicks helped put the Wizards on the right track.

By Michael Lee  |  05:10 PM ET, 04/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:35 AM ET, 04/03/2014

Wizards realize work isn’t done after reaching ‘one of our goals’

The Wizards had some fun during after a game that clinched a playoff berth for the first time since 2008 but more work remains.

By Michael Lee  |  08:35 AM ET, 04/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  al harrington, Bradley Beal, John Wall, Marcin Gortat, NBA, playoffs, Trevor Ariza, Wizards

Posted at 10:41 AM ET, 04/02/2014

Wizards still struggling to close with double-digit leads

Washington’s loss to Charlotte on Monday was its 11th defeat this season in which it’s led by at least 10 points.

By Michael Lee  |  10:41 AM ET, 04/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, Randy WIttman, Wizards

Posted at 09:06 PM ET, 04/01/2014

Wizards’ Al Harrington to his teammates: ‘We need one win’ to reach playoffs

In an attempt to relieve his teammates of the pressures of a playoff chase, Al Harrington reminded them that the postseason is just one win away.

By Michael Lee  |  09:06 PM ET, 04/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  al harrington, Andre Miller, Bradley Beal, Randy WIttman, Wizards

Posted at 01:50 AM ET, 04/01/2014

Veterans show team how to play, then Wizards fail to finish in Charlotte

Andre Miller, Al Harrington and Drew Gooden lead an impressive second-quarter run in Charlotte.

By Michael Lee  |  01:50 AM ET, 04/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  al harrington, Andre Miller, Bradley Beal, Drew Gooden, Randy WIttman, Wizards

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 03/28/2014

Wizards’ Bradley Beal: ‘You’ve got to keep shooting’

Bradley Beal has struggled to find his shooting form in recent weeks but he won’t use injuries as an excuse.

By Michael Lee  |  07:00 AM ET, 03/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 03/25/2014

Wizards return home trying to forget miserable West Coast road trip

“We got to forget about it, to be honest with you,” Bradley Beal said of the Wizards’ 1-3 road trip.

By Michael Lee  |  07:00 AM ET, 03/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:33 PM ET, 03/15/2014

Wizards vs. Nets: Game 66 Open Thread

The Wizards guard starts the important game vs. visiting Brooklyn despite a sprained ankle suffered the night before.

By Michael Lee  |  07:33 PM ET, 03/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, Brooklyn Nets, Discussion Thread, Wizards-Nets

Posted at 08:15 AM ET, 03/15/2014

Wizards refuse to surrender in Orlando

John Wall and Bradley Beal made big plays when it counted to help the Wizards pull out an overtime win over the Orlando Magic.

By Michael Lee  |  08:15 AM ET, 03/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, John Wall, Orlando Magic, Wizards-Magic

Posted at 06:56 AM ET, 03/11/2014

Even in defeat, Wizards like chances against Miami Heat

The Wizards are 1-2 against the Miami Heat but are confident that they could hang with two-time defending champion if the two teams met in the playoffs.

By Michael Lee  |  06:56 AM ET, 03/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, John Wall, Marcin Gortat, Wizards

Posted at 02:24 PM ET, 03/10/2014

Wizards ready for ‘tough game’ in Miami

The Wizards gave the Miami Heat its third-worst loss of the season when the teams met on Jan. 15 in Washington. They are expected a “tough game” in the rematch.

By Michael Lee  |  02:24 PM ET, 03/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, Heat, Marcin Gortat, Wizards

Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 03/10/2014

Wizards’ Bradley Beal delivers in the fourth quarter again

Bradley Beal had been waiting for another chance to come through for his team in the fourth quarter - and that opportunity arrived on Saturday in Milwaukee, where he scored 12 points in the final period.

By Michael Lee  |  06:30 AM ET, 03/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:59 AM ET, 02/20/2014

John Wall, Bradley Beal hope Wizards stand pat at trade deadline

With Thursday’s 3 p.m. deadline approaching, team’s stars don’t want the Wizards to break up what they have going.

By Michael Lee  |  10:59 AM ET, 02/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, John Wall, NBA trade deadline, Wizards

Posted at 09:05 PM ET, 02/17/2014

Wizards’ John Wall loses bet with Bradley Beal, to wear Florida pajama onesie

John Wall made a bet with Bradley Beal over the Florida-Kentucky game and will have to pay in embarrassing fashion.

By Michael Lee  |  09:05 PM ET, 02/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, Florida, John Wall, Kentucky, Washington Wizards

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 02/16/2014

Wizards’ Bradley Beal had “great experience” in Three-Point Shootout

Wizards guard Bradley Beal finished second in NBA three-point contest to San Antonio’s Marco Belinelli but got approval from St. Louis rapper Nelly.

By Michael Lee  |  07:00 AM ET, 02/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  All-Star Weekend, Bradley Beal, NBA, Three-Point Shootout, Wizards

Posted at 12:02 AM ET, 02/15/2014

Wizards’ Bradley Beal helps Team Hill win in Rising Stars Challenge

Bradley Beal has some tough competition in the Three-Point contest but believes he has a good chance to win.

By Michael Lee  |  12:02 AM ET, 02/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, NBA All-Star, Three-Point shoutout, Wizards

Posted at 09:05 AM ET, 02/11/2014

Wizards’ Bradley Beal regains form from long distance in win over Kings

Bradley Beal made four three-pointers against Sacramento after coming for just three shots from long distance in previous five games.

By Michael Lee  |  09:05 AM ET, 02/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:40 PM ET, 02/06/2014

John Wall, Bradley Beal to represent Wizards on All-Star Saturday night

John Wall will become the second Wizard to enter the Slam Dunk contest, while Bradley Beal will try to become the franchise’s second three-point champion.

By Michael Lee  |  08:40 PM ET, 02/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, John Wall, Wizards

Posted at 06:06 AM ET, 02/04/2014

On eighth try, Wizards get over .500

The Wizards had gone 1,556 days without ever having a winning record - until they finally defeated the Portland Trail Blazers, 100-90.

By Michael Lee  |  06:06 AM ET, 02/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, John Wall, Nene, Randy WIttman, Trevor Ariza, Wizards

Posted at 10:43 AM ET, 02/03/2014

Wizards’ Bradley Beal “felt the same” with increased minutes

Bradley Beal had been limited to 30 minutes per game for the past six weeks but received an increase in the Wizards’ 96-81 win over Oklahoma City.

By Michael Lee  |  10:43 AM ET, 02/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 02/02/2014

Wizards’ John Wall, Bradley Beal undecided on all-star weekend events

John Wall and Bradley Beal have both been asked to participate in all-star weekend events but remain undecided because of injury concerns.

By Michael Lee  |  11:40 AM ET, 02/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, John Wall, Wizards

Posted at 12:19 AM ET, 01/30/2014

Wizards’ Bradley Beal uncertain about participation in Rising Star challenge

Bradley Beal’s 30-minute limit could soon be lifted -- just in time for him to play in the Rising Stars Challenge on all-star weekend.

By Michael Lee  |  12:19 AM ET, 01/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:44 PM ET, 01/29/2014

Wizards’ Bradley Beal makes most of second-half minutes against Golden State

His playing time still under restriction, Beal helped lead Wizards past Warriors

By Michael Lee  |  04:44 PM ET, 01/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:12 AM ET, 01/28/2014

Wizards back court takes on Golden State’s ‘Splash Brothers’

John Wall and Bradley Beal will match up against another talented backcourt in Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson.

By Michael Lee  |  08:12 AM ET, 01/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, John Wall, Klay Thompson, Stephen Curry

Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 01/22/2014

Wizards in quest for winning record before hitting the road

Washington won’t get any “fairy dust” by going over .500, it would give them a jolt of confidence

By Michael Lee  |  02:38 PM ET, 01/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, John Wall, Marcin Gortat, Randy WIttman, Wizards

Posted at 10:37 AM ET, 01/21/2014

Wizards’ Bradley Beal bounces back with best all-around game of season

After his worst game of the season against Detroit, second-year pro neared a triple-double against the Sixers.

By Michael Lee  |  10:37 AM ET, 01/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, Wizards

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/20/2014

Wizards lose Trevor Booker, experience drop-off in energy against Detroit

The Wizards were bound to have a bad game after playing at a high level during a three-game winning streak.

By Michael Lee  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, John Wall, Trevor Ariza, Trevor Booker, Wizards

Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 01/19/2014

Wizards’ Bradley Beal plans to have “amnesia” after poor shooting night

Bradley Beal had his worst offensive game of the season, scoring a season-low seven points, but wants to quickly put it behind him.

By Michael Lee  |  12:07 PM ET, 01/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:12 PM ET, 01/17/2014

Wizards vs Bulls: Game 38 Open Thread

After big win over Miami, the Wizards hope to alleviate some of their Verizon Center woes during current home stand.

By Michael Lee  |  05:12 PM ET, 01/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, Marcin Gortat, Wizards

Posted at 08:55 AM ET, 01/17/2014

Eight is enough for Wizards

Wizards’ eight-man rotation nearly collapsed in third quarter, but held on against Miami Heat.

By Michael Lee  |  08:55 AM ET, 01/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, John Wall, Randy WIttman, Trevor Ariza, Wizards

Posted at 12:09 PM ET, 01/15/2014

Wizards’ Bradley Beal would like to be in ‘He Got Game’ sequel

If Spike Lee really does a sequel, Beal would like him to know that he’s got next -- if asked.

By Michael Lee  |  12:09 PM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, Ray Allen, Wizards

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 01/11/2014

Wizards go out with a whimper in Indiana

Wizards post third-lowest scoring output in franchise history with 66 points in a horrific offensive display against the Indiana Pacers.

By Michael Lee  |  07:45 AM ET, 01/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, John Wall, Marcin Gortat, Trevor Ariza, Wizards

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/08/2014

Wizards’ Bradley Beal shows out in front of rapper Nelly

With fellow St. Louis native Nelly in attendance, Bradley Beal scored 21 points to lead Wizards to a win over the Bobcats.

By Michael Lee  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, Nelly, Wizards

Posted at 07:09 PM ET, 12/29/2013

Wizards’ Bradley Beal was encouraged about knee before MRI put him at ease

Before discovering that he had a bone bruise in his left knee, Bradley Beal offered hints that he would be okay.

By Michael Lee  |  07:09 PM ET, 12/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:55 AM ET, 12/28/2013

Wizards’ Bradley Beal injures left knee in loss in Minnesota, to have MRI on Saturday

Given the run of injuries around the NBA, the Wizards are trying to be optimistic after Bradley Beal goes down with a left knee injury in Minnesota.

By Michael Lee  |  07:55 AM ET, 12/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, Wizards

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 12/22/2013

Wizards’ John Wall recovers from slow start, shuts down Jordan Crawford

John Wall knew Jordan Crawford would come ready to prove a point, but he made sure his former teammate was silent when it mattered.

By Michael Lee  |  09:01 AM ET, 12/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  john wall; wizards; washington wizards; wizards defeat celtics; nene; bradley beal; jordan crawford; brad stevens; celtics; wizards; td garden

Posted at 12:49 PM ET, 12/21/2013

Wizards at Celtics: Game 25 Open Thread

The Wizards will try to win three straight road games in a reunion with Jordan Crawford in Boston.

By Michael Lee  |  12:49 PM ET, 12/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, John Wall, Jordan Crawford, Wizards

Posted at 10:39 AM ET, 12/19/2013

Wizards avoid another collapse, make big plays late against Brooklyn

The Wizards once again let a double-digit lead vanish, but made the plays that mattered in final two minutes to defeat Brooklyn.

By Michael Lee  |  10:39 AM ET, 12/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, John Wall, Wizards

Posted at 02:29 PM ET, 12/17/2013

Wizards’ Bradley Beal ‘happy’ to have a chance to finish off Knicks

In his first game back from injury, second-year guard saved the Wizards on Monday night.

By Michael Lee  |  02:29 PM ET, 12/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:04 AM ET, 12/17/2013

Wizards’ Bradley Beal plays hero with help of bench in New York

Bradley Beal made the game-winning shot, but the Wizards wouldn’t have been in position without a huge late run led by Martell Webster, Jan Vesely and Garrett Temple.

By Michael Lee  |  02:04 AM ET, 12/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, Martell Webster

Posted at 07:16 PM ET, 12/16/2013

Wizards at Knicks: Game 23 Open Thread

Bradley Beal is back in the starting lineup and Martell Webster will come off the bench as the Wizards attempt to snap a four-game losing skid in New York.

By Michael Lee  |  07:16 PM ET, 12/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:36 PM ET, 12/16/2013

Wizards’ Bradley Beal hopes to return in New York

If Bradley Beal feels fine after his pre-game workout in New York, the Wizards’ leading scorer expects to return against the New York Knicks.

By Michael Lee  |  02:36 PM ET, 12/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:33 PM ET, 12/09/2013

Wizards’ Bradley Beal to increase basketball activities, Al Harrington has knee surgery

Bradley Beal cleared for increased basketball-related activities while Al Harrington had surgery on his bothersome right knee.

By Michael Lee  |  08:33 PM ET, 12/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  al harrington, Bradley Beal

Posted at 06:52 PM ET, 11/26/2013

Wizards vs Lakers: Game 14 Open Thread

The Wizards will try to regroup after losing Bradley Beal and continue their winning ways as they host the Kobe Bryant-less Los Angeles Lakers.

By Michael Lee  |  06:52 PM ET, 11/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, Trevor Ariza

Posted at 05:39 PM ET, 11/26/2013

Wizards’ Bradley Beal: “I’m just going to play it smart this year”

After battling through nagging injuries all last season, Bradley Beal decided to quickly address concerns within in right leg.

By Michael Lee  |  05:39 PM ET, 11/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:33 AM ET, 11/26/2013

Washington Wizards’ Bradley Beal to miss at least two weeks with stress injury in leg

Second-year guard’s injury is similar to the one that ended his rookie season prematurely.

By Michael Lee  |  11:33 AM ET, 11/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:13 AM ET, 11/26/2013

Wizards’ Bradley Beal experiencing soreness in right leg

Bradley Beal has been experiencing discomfort in his right leg and his status against the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday is uncertain.

By Michael Lee  |  12:13 AM ET, 11/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:35 AM ET, 11/22/2013

Wizards’ Bradley Beal attracting attention with improved play

Wizards guard Bradley Beal is playing well, traveling long distances in games, attracting attention and drawing praise from the likes of Charles Barkley.

By Michael Lee  |  01:35 AM ET, 11/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:54 AM ET, 11/17/2013

Wizards’ Bradley Beal said confrontation with Jarrett Jack was overblown

Bradley Beal and Jarrett Jack were separated at the conclusion of the Wizards’ 103-96 loss, but Beal said incident was blown “out of proportion.“

By Michael Lee  |  09:54 AM ET, 11/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:01 AM ET, 11/11/2013

Wizards’ Bradley Beal has career night: “The hoop was just like an ocean”

In scoring career-high 34, shooting guard brings end to early slump.

By Michael Lee  |  05:01 AM ET, 11/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:01 AM ET, 11/03/2013

Wizards’ Bradley Beal experiencing some early shooting woes

Bradley Beal is seeking a breakout after shooting 27.8 percent in the first two games. Coach Randy Wittman is more concerned about other problems with the team.

By Michael Lee  |  08:01 AM ET, 11/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:31 AM ET, 11/01/2013

Wizards exercise option for Bradley Beal, let Jan Vesely, Chris Singleton become unrestricted free agents

As expected, the Wizards picked up third-year option on Bradley Beal but declined options for 2011 picks Jan Vesely and Chris Singleton.

By Michael Lee  |  07:31 AM ET, 11/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, Wizards

Posted at 07:01 AM ET, 10/20/2013

Wizards denied victory in Kentucky

John Wall’s hopes of staying perfect at Rupp Arena were denied by fellow Kentucky alum Anthony Davis and the New Orleans Pelicans.

By Michael Lee  |  07:01 AM ET, 10/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, John Wall, Wizards

Posted at 01:25 PM ET, 10/16/2013

Wizards’ Bradley Beal is ‘lights out’ in performance against Miami

Second-year player scores 29 points in just three quarters.

By Michael Lee  |  01:25 PM ET, 10/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:39 AM ET, 09/20/2013

Wizards’ Bradley Beal says ‘confidence is still sky high’ after eventful summer

With the start of Wizards training camp approaching, the guard is recovered from injury and hopeful for his second season.

By Michael Lee  |  09:39 AM ET, 09/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:02 AM ET, 07/09/2013

Wizards' Bradley Beal remains upbeat despite being down

Bradley Beal remains upbeat despite being sidelined with a leg injury for the past three months.

By Michael Lee  |  07:02 AM ET, 07/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:33 PM ET, 07/03/2013

Wizards' NBA Summer League team will be without 2012 draft picks

Otto Porter Jr. and Glen Rice Jr. will make their Wizards debuts in Las Vegas, but second-year players Bradley Beal and Tomas Satoransky will sit out.

By Michael Lee  |  09:33 PM ET, 07/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, Glen Rice Jr., Otto Porter Jr., Summer League, Tomas Santoransky

Posted at 08:44 AM ET, 06/24/2013

Wizards' Bradley Beal on leg injury: "You have to be patient"

Bradley Beal expects to be cleared "in a week or two" but still plans to attend Team USA mini-camp in Las Vegas in late July.

By Michael Lee  |  08:44 AM ET, 06/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:09 AM ET, 06/19/2013

Wizards' Bradley Beal expected to get clearance by early next month, summer league in doubt

Injury took longer to heal than originally expected.

By Michael Lee  |  11:09 AM ET, 06/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:19 PM ET, 06/12/2013

Wizards' John Wall, Bradley Beal invited to Team USA minicamp

Guards to get a look next month along with a number of other young NBA stars.

By Michael Lee  |  02:19 PM ET, 06/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, John Wall, Team USA

Posted at 03:16 PM ET, 05/22/2013

Wizards' Bradley Beal brought the luck, still waiting to be cleared to play

Wizards' sharpshooter itching to get back on court again as he recovers from injury.

By Michael Lee  |  03:16 PM ET, 05/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, NBA draft lottery

Posted at 04:29 PM ET, 05/14/2013

Wizards' Bradley Beal named to NBA all-rookie team

Beal is just the seventh teenager to make all-rookie team, and first in five years.

By Michael Lee  |  04:29 PM ET, 05/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 04/04/2013

Wizards players react to Bradley Beal's injury

Beal's teammates hope that he takes the time he needs to get healthy and come back stronger.

By Michael Lee  |  01:12 PM ET, 04/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:47 PM ET, 04/03/2013

Wizards vs Raptors: Game 75 Discussion Thread

With rookie Bradley Beal done for the season with a stress injury in his right fibula, the Wizards will look to win season series against Toronto.

By Michael Lee  |  06:47 PM ET, 04/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:39 PM ET, 04/03/2013

Wizards' Bradley Beal to miss rest of the season

Rookie has stress injury in his right fibula.

By Michael Lee  |  04:39 PM ET, 04/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:39 AM ET, 04/03/2013

Bradley Beal uncertain of status for next game

The rookie guard says his status is in doubt for next game after pain in his ankle returns.

By Gene Wang  |  12:39 AM ET, 04/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, Wizards

Posted at 08:22 PM ET, 03/21/2013

Wizards' Bradley Beal doubtful for Lakers game, A.J. Price uncertain on return

Washington's back-court depth is tested.

By Michael Lee  |  08:22 PM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  A.J. Price, Bradley Beal

Posted at 12:46 PM ET, 03/17/2013

Wizards' Bradley Beal returns after six-game absence

Bradley Beal scored 13 points in 127-105 victory over Phoenix after missing the previous six games with a sprained left ankle.

By Michael Lee  |  12:46 PM ET, 03/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:57 PM ET, 03/11/2013

Bradley Beal unlikely to play in Cleveland

The Wizards will likely be without Bradley Beal for the fourth game in a row.

By Michael Lee  |  02:57 PM ET, 03/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 03/09/2013

Washington Wizards' Bradley Beal hopes to return against Charlotte

The rookie has missed two games with a sprained left ankle.

By Michael Lee  |  01:12 PM ET, 03/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:07 PM ET, 03/07/2013

Washington Wizards' Bradley Beal inches closer to return

"He's moving along. He's going in the right direction," Coach Randy Wittman says.

By Michael Lee  |  03:07 PM ET, 03/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:12 PM ET, 03/05/2013

Wizards' Bradley Beal doubtful against Minnesota

Bradley Beal is no longer on crutches but sprained left ankle may force him to sit against Minnesota.

By Michael Lee  |  04:12 PM ET, 03/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:45 AM ET, 03/04/2013

Bradley Beal day-to-day with sprained left ankle

Bradley Beal sent a scare through the arena when he landed awkwardly on his left ankle in the fourth quarter of Washington's win over Philadelphia but was relieved that it wasn't serious.

By Michael Lee  |  01:45 AM ET, 03/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:59 PM ET, 03/03/2013

Wizards' Bradley Beal: "My confidence is sky high"

Bradley Beal was far from satisfied with scoring a career-high 29 points against New York and expects to keep improving.

By Michael Lee  |  12:59 PM ET, 03/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:04 AM ET, 02/24/2013

Wizards aiming to be clutch by committee

The Wizards don't have one go-to-guy in the clutch, but they have had some success in doing it by committee.

By Michael Lee  |  02:04 AM ET, 02/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, Emeka Okafor, John Wall

Posted at 11:06 AM ET, 02/22/2013

Bradley Beal, Cartier Martin expected to play after nasty collision

The two collided at the end of Thursday's practice, sending one to the dentist and the other to the doctor.

By Michael Lee  |  11:06 AM ET, 02/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, Cartier Martin, Wizards, Wizards injuries

Posted at 02:06 PM ET, 02/18/2013

Three things to watch in the second half of the season

What to keep an eye on as the improving Wizards head into the second half of the 2012-13 campaign.

By Michael Lee  |  02:06 PM ET, 02/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, John Wall, Jordan Crawford, NBA playoffs, Randy WIttman, Second half preview

Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 02/07/2013

Wizards' Bradley Beal on track to play Friday

"I think I'm going to play tomorrow," the rookie says after shaking off wrist injury.

By Gene Wang  |  02:32 PM ET, 02/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:48 PM ET, 01/30/2013

Wizards' Bradley Beal chosen for Rising Stars Challenge

Bradley Beal has been selected to participate in the Rising Stars Challenge during all-star weekend.

By Michael Lee  |  06:48 PM ET, 01/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 01/30/2013

Bradley Beal to be game-time decision in Philadelphia

The rookie visited a hand specialist in New York to check on his injured right wrist.

By Michael Lee  |  01:47 PM ET, 01/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:36 PM ET, 01/29/2013

Wizards' Bradley Beal might be forced to sit with wrist injury

The rookie has tried to "fight through" his right wrist injury but the soreness has not gone away.

By Michael Lee  |  03:36 PM ET, 01/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:38 PM ET, 01/18/2013

Wizards' John Wall, Bradley Beal already beginning to connect

Wall has made a point to find the Wizards' rookie while on the court.

By Michael Lee  |  12:38 PM ET, 01/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:38 PM ET, 01/14/2013

Agent: Bradley Beal has not been offered to Memphis

But Washington is interested in Memphis's top scorer, Rudy Gay

By Michael Lee  |  03:38 PM ET, 01/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:18 AM ET, 01/03/2013

Bradley Beal wins Eastern Conference rookie of the month

Bradley Beal earned Eastern Conference rookie of the month honors after averaging 13.4 points in December. He became first Wizard to receive the honor since John Wall won the award in April 2010.

By Michael Lee  |  01:18 AM ET, 01/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:01 AM ET, 12/19/2012

Bradley Beal after nasty fall: 'I don't have a concussion'

Rookie Bradley Beal says he avoided significant injury after taking a hard fall Tuesday in the Wizards' loss to Atlanta.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:01 AM ET, 12/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:37 PM ET, 12/12/2012

Jordan Crawford on point with his offense

In his first start at point guard, Jordan Crawford had a rough beginning but a strong finish, outscoring New Orleans, 12-10, in the fourth quarter.

By Michael Lee  |  02:37 PM ET, 12/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 12/08/2012

Bradley Beal gets more assertive, for one quarter at least

Bradley Beal has had 10 games this season in which he scored fewer than 14 points, but he was more assertive in the third quarter of the Wizards' loss to Atlanta, in which he scored 14 of his 18 points.

By Michael Lee  |  10:42 AM ET, 12/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:29 PM ET, 12/04/2012

Dwyane Wade to Bradley Beal: He has no reason to be down at all

Bradley Beal has had a rough introduction to the NBA, but Miami Heat all-star guard Dwyane Wade advised the rookie shooting to "stick with it." Wade knows from experience.

By Michael Lee  |  05:29 PM ET, 12/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:39 PM ET, 11/27/2012

Wizards air out frustrations in pre-practice meeting

As the Wizards attempt to snap a 12-game losing streak, Coach Randy Wittman opens the floor to his players to let them offer suggestions.

By Michael Lee  |  09:39 PM ET, 11/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, practice, Randy WIttman, winless streak, Wizards

Posted at 10:51 PM ET, 11/26/2012

Another Wizards starting lineup yields same results

Another different starting lineup doesn't prove to be the answer as the Wizards lose their 12th consecutive game in a 118-92 home defeat to the San Antonio Spurs.

By Gene Wang  |  10:51 PM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, Kevin Seraphin, Randy WIttman, San Antonio Spurs, Washington Wizards

Posted at 10:39 AM ET, 11/19/2012

Bradley Beal accepts reserve role

Bradley Beal knew that his poor play and the Wizards' lack of wins probably meant that he would get benched. He has accepted demotion without complaint.

By Michael Lee  |  10:39 AM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 11/13/2012

Bradley Beal, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist meet for first time

Before the first meeting between the No. 2 and No. 3 picks of the last NBA draft, Bradley Beal discusses his friendship with Michael Kidd-Gilchrist.

By Michael Lee  |  02:50 PM ET, 11/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 11/12/2012

Wizards not getting to the foul line

Wizards have been unable to score and finish late but one of their biggest problems this season has been getting to the free throw line.

By Michael Lee  |  10:44 AM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:56 AM ET, 11/11/2012

Flagrant foul from Bradley Beal is downgraded

After reviewing Bradley Beal's hard foul on Monta Ellis, the NBA has decided to downgrade his action to a flagrant foul penalty one.

By Michael Lee  |  12:56 AM ET, 11/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:00 PM ET, 11/10/2012

Wizards at Pacers: Game 5 discussion thread

The Wizards hope to end four-game skid in Indiana, where A.J. Price will face his former team as a starting point guard. The team will have Bradley Beal, who was not suspended for his hard foul on Milwaukee guard Monta Ellis the night before.

By Michael Lee  |  07:00 PM ET, 11/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  A.J. Price, Bradley Beal

Posted at 12:11 AM ET, 11/10/2012

Bradley Beal receives a flagrant foul against Milwaukee

The rookie plays his best game of the young season and also receives his first flagrant foul, sparking a small melee.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:11 AM ET, 11/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 11/09/2012

The block that put Bradley Beal on track

Bradley Beal finishes with 16 points, four rebounds and three assists in the Wizards' loss in Boston but his first-quarter block of all-star Paul Pierce helped jump start his career-best night.

By Michael Lee  |  12:07 PM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:06 PM ET, 11/03/2012

Bradley Beal plans to be more aggressive in home debut

After a disappointing debut, Bradley Beal plans to be more aggressive in the Wizards' home opener against Boston.

By Michael Lee  |  02:06 PM ET, 11/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:53 PM ET, 10/27/2012

Bradley Beal frustrated after worst outing as a Wizard

The rookie goes scoreless in 19 minutes and, as Coach Randy Wittman put it, "didnt even know he was on the floor there."

By Michael Lee  |  02:53 PM ET, 10/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, preseason

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 10/26/2012

Bradley Beal to sign with Nike

The Wizards rookie Bradley Beal has agreed in principle to a shoe deal with Nike, according to his agent.

By Michael Lee  |  09:46 AM ET, 10/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:58 PM ET, 10/23/2012

Bradley Beal hopeful he’ll face Miami after sitting out Tuesday’s practice

The Wizards held Bradley Beal out of practice drills but the rookie is hopeful he'll be able to face Miami in Kansas City, Mo.

By Katie Carrera  |  05:58 PM ET, 10/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:17 PM ET, 10/22/2012

Bradley Beal tweaks left ankle in practice

Beal fell and twisted his left ankle in Monday's practice, but Coach Randy Wittman sounded optimistic that the highly-touted rookie avoided serious harm.

By Katie Carrera  |  06:17 PM ET, 10/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:55 PM ET, 10/13/2012

Bradley Beal gets threats for Cardinals tweets

The Wizards rookie claims to have received threats from Nationals fans after his tweets supporting the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night.

By Michael Lee  |  08:55 PM ET, 10/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 10/12/2012

Bradley Beal ‘has a little [Dwyane] Wade in him’

Teammate Martell Webster says the promising young rookie has the kind of "flash" that reminds him of the Heat star.

By Michael Lee  |  01:12 PM ET, 10/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, Dwyane Wade, preseason

Posted at 11:12 PM ET, 10/06/2012

Bradley Beal “not nervous” before preseason debut

Wizards rookie Bradley Beal on not being nervous before his preseason debut, playing against Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, and his rooting interest in the Cardinals-Nationals playoff series.

By Michael Lee  |  11:12 PM ET, 10/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 10/01/2012

What the Wizards need to succeed, Part IV: Generating offense

Before the Wizards lost John Wall to injury, they still faced a dilemma of trying to generate offense. The challenge will be great throughout the regular season, and especially while Wall is sidelined.

By Michael Lee  |  08:00 AM ET, 10/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, John Wall, Jordan Crawford, Nene, Randy WIttman, What the Wizards need to succeed