Found May 02, 2013 on Wizards Extreme:
Leading up to to last year's draft, the Wizards found themselves in a precarious situation. Everyone knew that Anthony Davis was going #1, but no one knew whether the Bobcats would take Marcus Kidd-Gilchrist or Bradley Beal. Surprise surprise, the Michael Jordan-led team made the wrong pick again. With John Wall starting the season injured and Jordan Crawford being Jordan Crawford, Beal was thrust into the role of a go-to scorer. Initially, Beal struggled in this role. His shot wasn't falling, he looked uncomfortable, and Wizards fans were beginning to think that Ernie Grunfeld had bungled another draft pick. Then John Wall returned and with a backcourt of Wall and Beal, Wizards fans got a glimpse of the future, and what a bright future it is. Even with the Wizards beset by injuries all year long, Beal thrived when he finally got play next to Wall. He thrived so much that the Wizards felt confident enough to bench and trade the last locker room cancer, Crawford. We...
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