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Yesterday, we reported that Washington Wizards promising rookie guard Bradley Beal, was shut down by the team for the rest of the season because of a stress fracture in his fibula, which many believe was direct result of his body compensating for his two bad ankles.
Well, according to Pro Basketball Talk, Beal told J. Michael of CSNWashington.com that in hindsight, his decision to play through his ankle injuries wasn’t the right move.
“Should I have?” Beal said rhetorically. “No. But I was going to play regardless because I’m a hard-headed kid. That’s just how I am. I’m always competitive. I always want to play…
“I was glad that it was nothing too serious but I’m still upset by the fact that I can’t play. … I had a feeling it really wasn’t my ankle. It ended up being my fibula, but I’m glad its a stress reaction rather than a fracture or possibly broken. It’s nothing too painful. I can walk around, as long as I’m not running or jumping.”
It’s good that Beal learns this lesson now, while the Wizards stink, then down the line when they still stink but not as much as they have been for much of their existence. There’s a lot of glory that comes with being labeled as a “tough guy,” but there’s also a lot of regret, pity, and what ifs that accompanies those who are injury plagued.
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The news is not surprising, but it's still disappointing to Washington Wizards fans and to Bradley Beal. Beal will miss the remainder of the season thanks to a stress fracture in his right leg. The recovery time for this injury is expected to be six weeks, so as the team announced yesterday, Beal will be done for the year.Beal is an exciting player that should help with Washington...
The Washington Wizards have officially shutdown rookie Bradley Beal after a series of injuries tainted his first run in the NBA.
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Washington Wizards shooting guard Bradley Beal will miss the rest of his rookie season with a right leg injury.
The Wizards announced before their game at the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday that Beal has a stress injury in his right fibula and is expected to resume basketball-related activities in about six weeks.
Washington has eight games left in the regular season. The Wizards...
The Wizards announced Wednesday that rookie, Bradley Beal, will miss the remaining eighth games because of a stress injury in his right fibula. The first-year guard out of Florida was the third leading scorer among rookies, averaging 13.9 points per game.
According to Washington Wizards:
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Bradley Beal will miss the remainder of the season with a stress injury in his right fibula, the Washington Wizards announced on Wednesday afternoon.
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