The point guard’s timetable to return is unknown after it was revealed on Thursday that he has fractures in wrist and hand.
New Redskins general manager Scot McCloughan takes over a team with plenty of needs.
After sweeping the Toronto Raptors in their first-round playoff series, the Wizards are spending the week playing the waiting game.
Washington heads to Verizon Center up 2-0 in its first-round series against the Raptors, but the Wizards were just 1-4 at home last year in the postseason.
Due to a variety of wrist and leg injuries, Beal played in 10 fewer games and averaged nearly two points less than he did last season.
The Wizards still have a shot at home-court advantage for the first round of the playoffs.
With seven games left in the regular season, Washington sits firmly in the No. 5 spot in the Eastern Conference.
The Wizards head into Friday’s game against the Los Angeles Clippers riding a five-game winning streak and inching closer to stealing the No. 3 seed in the East.
The center is playing some of his best basketball of the season as he tries to help the Wizards regain some momentum before the playoffs.
It’s safe to say that pretty much everything that can go wrong has done so for the Washington Wizards over the past month.