When Will Bradley Beal Take the Next Step for the Washington Wizards?

WASHINGTON, DC – MAY 11: Bradley Beal #3 of the Washington Wizards stands on court against the Atlanta Hawks in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Semifinals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at the Verizon Center on May 11, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Mandatory Credit: Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images) Anthony Davis was always the consensus number one pick in the 2012...
Via The Sports Journal
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Wiz: Summer League Wrap

They had a horrible weekend to begin play and didn’t make the Summer League playoffs, but the Wizards had a strong finish in their final three games in Las Vegas. The highlight was the sensational play of rookie Kelly Oubre, who was consistently the best player on the court… by a long shot. The scoring and rebounding are obvious, but according to NBA stats. Oubre set a Las Vegas...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards begin talks with Bradley Beal on contract extension

After another solid season with a strong run in the playoffs, the Washington Wizards might be ready to lock up a member of their core going forward.According to this recent report, the Wizards are discussing a contract extension with Bradley Beal, who has one year remaining on his rookie scale deal.Here's more from J. Michael at that the most of the heavy-lifting...
Via Fox Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Wizards to begin serious talks with Bradley Beal regarding a contract extension

The Washington Wizards have been very quite since free agency has started. Even though there hasn’t been as much movement as other teams, the Wizards are still looking around to see what players can help their team. But in the meantime, the organization is now ready to lockdown the other half of their young backcourt. According to J. Michael of CSN Washington, the Wizards plan...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Rough Opening Weekend For Wizards

I get it, wins and losses mean absolutely nothing in the NBA Summer League…. but they do keep score and the Wizards opened up this weekend with losses to the Phoenix Suns and a minor league all-star team. The only two players that really matter, rookies Kelly Oubre and Aaron White have looked great, so there’s that…. On Saturday, Oubre posted a double-double with 20 points...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards Complete Small Ball

Kelly Oubre and the rest of the Washington Wizards NBA Summer League team are in Las Vegas, meanwhile…. the club’s brain trust was putting the finishing touches on the 2015-’16 regular season roster by re-signing veteran Drew Gooden. Yahoo Sources: Drew Gooden, Wizards agree to deal. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 9, 2015 With 14 veterans...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Bradley Beal wasn't surprised Paul Pierce left the Wizards

While some were surprised that veteran forward Paul Pierce decided to leave a playoff team in a weaker Eastern Conference to join the Los Angeles Clippers, Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal was not among them.Like multiple other free agents have done recently, Pierce went back to his hometown of Los Angeles after opting out of his contract with the Wizards.Here's what Beal told...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Are The Wizards Done?

With the attention now turning to Summer League play, is the Wizards 2015-’16 roster nearly set? The top targets, Paul Pierce and David West have taken their talents to Los Angeles and San Antonio. Kelly Oubre, Jared Dudley and Gary Neal have been added bringing the roster to 13 players. Plenty of people were surprised Paul Pierce departed for L.A., Bradley Beal wasn't one of...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards, Gary Neal Agree Upon One-Year, $2.1M Deal

The Washington Wizards have agreed upon a one-year, $2.1 million deal with Gary Neal. The Wizards used its bi-annual exception upon Neal. Neal grew up in Baltimore and gets to play close to home with John Wall and Bradley Beal. Beal last played with the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Via RealGM
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards: Gary Neal Signing Grade

(Source: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images North America) By Brandon Hartman: Wizards Homer at Hoopstuff… Contract: 1 year, 2.1 million While some teams have been busy trying to spend big money on the shiny and expensive diamonds of the free agent market, the Washington Wizards have quietly gone about their business searching for hidden gems in the salvage pile. A day after making a strong...
Via HoopStuff
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards Poised to Profit from Rising NBA Salary Cap

Bradley Beal #3 of the Washington Wizards drives against Kevin Durant #35 of the Oklahoma City Thunder on January 21, 2015 at Verizon Center in Washington, DC. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) The NBA salary cap jumped from roughly $63.1 million season to between $67.1 and $69 million for the 2015-16 NBA season, and it is expected to skyrocket to $89 million in 2016-17 and...
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July 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Wizards are interested in C.J. Watson

The Washington Wizards may not have the cap space to compete for some of the bigger names in free agency, but that doesn't mean they won't be active on the market. The Wizards could use more depth behind John Wall and Bradley Beal, and three-point shooting remains a need as well. With that in mind, the Wizards are reportedly showing interest in free agent guard C.J. Watson, who...
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July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Wizards get Kansas SF Oubre in draft-day trade with Hawks

WASHINGTON (AP) The Washington Wizards moved up four spots in the first round of the NBA draft to get Kansas freshman Kelly Oubre in a trade with the Atlanta Hawks, who selected the small forward with the 15th overall pick Thursday night. The Wizards agreed to send the 19th overall choice, along with two future second-round picks, to Atlanta in the deal. The 6-foot-7, 203-pound...
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June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards draft history

The 2015 NBA draft is one day away and the Washington Wizards currently hold both the 19th and the 49th overall picks. The Wizards are not known for being a good drafting team but hopefully this year they can find a solid player to help complement their extremely talented backcourt duo of John Wall and Bradley Beal. The Wizards two best players, Wall and Beal, were both drafted by...
June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Wizards’ Bradley Beal to Play in NBA’s First Game in Africa

View image | Washington Wizards budding star Bradley Beal has been added to a list of players who will play in an NBA exhibition game in South Africa this summer. Beal, who averaged 23.4 points, 5.5 rebounds, and 4.6 assists during the Wizards playoff run to the second round, will play for the Team World captained by Chris Paul of the Los Angeles Clippers to...
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June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Bradley Beal Believes Wizards Would Be in NBA Finals if Not for John Wall Getting Hurt

The Washington Wizards appeared to be well on their way following a Game 1 win over the Atlanta Hawks in the second round of the NBA playoffs last month. The win came after a four-game sweep of the Toronto Raptors in the first round. In the process the Wizards created history, becoming the first team in NBA history to win four consecutive Game 1s on the road. But within that momentum...
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June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards: contenders on the rise

After a second consecutive season ended in the second round of the playoffs for the Washington Wizards, it is clear that some pieces need to be added if John Wall and the rest of the Wizards want to reach the next level, the conference finals. Washington has strung together consecutive 40 win seasons for the first time since 2007-2008 and their combined win total from the previous...
June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards: point-guard acquisitions step-up during postseason

The Washington Wizards have never really been known to make huge, team-altering moves during the regular season. They have, however, been adding key pieces to a franchise that has advanced to the second round of the playoffs in each of the last two seasons. Last year, it was Marcin Gortat, who was acquired by the Wizards from the Phoenix Suns. Two years before that, Washington traded...
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Bradley Beal's contract situation is simple, but it could complicate things for the Wizards

This summer, the Washington Wizards can offer shooting guard Bradley Beal his first contract extension. They'd have his next few years of service locked in at a reasonable price for an up-and-coming young player, and John Wall's backcourt running mate wouldn't be a question mark.But with all of that said, is it actually smarter for the Wizards to wait until Beal's current deal runs...
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May 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Post-Lottery Mock Draft: Who Should the Wizards Select?

Now that the lottery has concluded, analysts and NBA executives have a better idea of which prospect will be selected where.  With that in mind, TopSportsReport decided to run an NBA Mock Draft today. Find out who Gavin Felix projects will join John Wall, Bradley Beal, and Marcin Gortat as the newest member of the Washington Wizards. NBA Mock Draft Link:
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May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Wizards Committed To Max For Bradley Beal, Would Prefer To Wait Until 2016

Bradley Beal becomes eligible for a contract extension this offseason with the Washington Wizards, but doing so would compromise their cap space for 2016. The Wizards intend to pursue Kevin Durant next offseason if they have sufficient cap space. The Wizards are committed to giving Beal a max contract eventually, but hope to time it in a way that is similar to what the San Antonio...
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May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Lucky Hawks? Bradley Beal says Wizards should have defeated Atlanta 4-1

Every team that's won an NBA title has had the benefit of opponent injuries along the way. Even squads that make it to the conference finals have had their fair share of fortunate bounces. Some maladies are more impactful than others, but there's no such thing as an asterisk in the NBA playoffs.  But with that said, Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal believes that his team should...
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May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

John Wall tosses over-the-head no-look pass to Bradley Beal (GIF)

Washington Wizards guard John Wall made a steal and tossed an amazing no-look pass over his head to teammate Bradley Beal for a fast break layup during the third quarter of Wednesday night's Game 5 against Atlanta.Wall was hustling to chase down the Hawks fast break and managed to make the steal, then had the awareness to know that Beal was behind him all by himself for the score...
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May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Bradley Beal hustles for chasedown block on Dennis Schroder (Video)

Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal displayed impressive hustle on defense with a chasedown block on Atlanta Hawks guard Dennis Schroder during the second quarter of Wednesday night's Game 5 in their Eastern Conference playoff series.The block inspired a 17-4 run by the Wizards, giving them a 47-41 lead heading into halftime. [TNLP] This post appeared first on Holdout Sports...
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May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Bradley Beal gets amazing chasedown block on Dennis Schroder

As the Washington Wizards look to continue their impressive run in the Eastern Conference playoffs, Wizards guard Bradley Beal has been playing well since John Wall went down with an injury. With Wall returning tonight for game five of the Hawks-Wizards series, Beal is still making some amazing plays and he pulled off an incredible chasedown block on Hawks guard Dennis Schroder in...
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May 13, 2015  |  Discuss
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