Even if rookie Bradley Beal is healthy enough to go, John Wall should have the confidence to take charge for the Washington Wizards.
The injury-plagued Minnesota Timberwolves need someone to step up.
Washington will try to win a season-best second straight on the road Wednesday night when the Timberwolves look to avoid their seventh consecutive loss.
Wall struggled in the first six games following the All-Star break averaging 11.2 points on 32.4 percent shooting with 4.7 turnovers but he hit 7 of 11 shots and finished with 16 points, six assists and two turnovers in Sunday's 90-87 home win over Philadelphia. Wall scored the game's final six points after Beal was carried off the court with a sprained left ankle.
"I've proven myself in college,'' said Wall, a former No. 1 overall pick out of Kentucky. "I just have to keep proving myself."
Beal is listed as day-to-day, but the Timberwolves (20-37) will get their first look at Wall since Washi...