Wizards-Pistons Preview

Improved shooting from long range and a new defensive scheme have the Washington Wizards nearly reversing a three-game slide. Getting their top scorer back improves their chances at completing the job. With Bradley Beal potential in the lineup for the first time in four games, the visiting Wizards go for a third straight win Saturday night against the Detroit Pistons. Washington...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bradley Beal 'did a little' at practice, return date still up in the air

Bradley Beal's return should help the Wizards get back to their winning ways. Andrew D. Bernstein GettyBradley Beal has not played in an NBA game since he suffered a shoulder injury against the Atlanta Hawks nearly two weeks ago. Since, the Washington Wizards have experienced a mini tailspin. Outside of a blowout victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday night, there's been...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards' guard to have season-ending surgery

Webster can't seem to stay healthy. Carolyn Kaster APThe Washington Wizards are banged up. Bradley Beal has missed a couple games, Jared Dudley is still feeling his way into the action and Alan Anderson has yet to play a minute. And then there's Martell Webster, the injury-prone wing who's yet to suit up this season after playing only 352 minutes all of last year. Unfortunately...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

John Wall and Bradley Beal insist they're the NBA's best backcourt

Are Wall and Beal the best backcourt in basketball? Ned Dishman GettyBradley Beal and John Wall make up one of the best backcourts in the NBA. The phrase "one of" is carefully inserted into that sentence because, by any measurement, the Golden State Warriors are clearly better.But Beal and Wall think they're the best, and here's what they recently said in a televised interview with...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks vs. Wizards preview

The Washington Wizards ended their losing streak with an improved defensive performance, but knocking off the Milwaukee Bucks for a second time this season could be difficult if Bradley Beal remains out.His status is uncertain for Tuesday night's meeting in the nation's capital, while Milwaukee will be without forward Jabari Parker for its three-game trip.The Wizards (4-4) snapped...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks vs. Wizards preview

The Washington Wizards ended their losing streak with an improved defensive performance, but knocking off the Milwaukee Bucks for a second time this season could be difficult if Bradley Beal remains out. His status is uncertain for Tuesday night's meeting in the nation's capital, while Milwaukee will be without forward Jabari Parker for its three-game trip. The Wizards (4-4) snapped...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Secondary Market Wizards Tickets Declining for This Week’s Home Game at Verizon Center

Keith Allison/ Flickr The Washington Wizards needed to stop the bleeding, and on Saturday night against the Orlando Magic they did just that, ending their three-game losing streak with a nine-point home win. The Wizards won three out of their first four games of the season before the skid began. After a three-point win against the San Antonio Spurs at home on Nov. 4, the Wizards...
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Bucks-Wizards Preview

The Washington Wizards ended their losing streak with an improved defensive performance, but knocking off the Milwaukee Bucks for a second time this season could be difficult if Bradley Beal remains out. His status is uncertain for Tuesday night's meeting in the nation's capital. The Wizards (4-4) snapped a three-game losing streak with a 108-99 win against visiting Orlando on...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bradley Beal's Long-Awaited Breakout Season

Dubbed as the next Ray Allen coming out of college, former third overall pick Bradley Beal has fallen short of expectations through his first three seasons in the NBA. After averaging 17.1 points per game in his second season, most NBA experts and Washington Wizard fans were expecting Beal to take the next step into stardom during the 2014-15 season. Unfortunately, those hopes...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Orlando Let’s Another Game Against Washington Slip Away

The Orlando Magic will be kicking themselves on the flight back home. Twice in three weeks now the Magic have lost to the Washington Wizards as the visiting squad from Central Florida fell 108-99 on Saturday. The final score doesn’t indicate that Orlando had the lead with five minutes remaining in the contest. A 13-3 run by Washington down the stretch saw the Magic’s defense...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Bradley Beal 'puts all my eggs in that basket' for a return on Saturday

Beal was cautious earlier this week, but now he's ready to go. Jonathan Bachman APAfter sitting out Tuesday's showdown against the Oklahoma City Thunder, Washington Wizards shooting guard Bradley Beal should be back in the starting lineup on Saturday. At least, that's what he thinks. Here's more, courtesy of The Washington Post:“I’m hoping. I’m putting all my eggs in that...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

The night the NBA began to worry

That’s an admittedly alarmist title, but it’s not exactly untrue. Tuesday night was the night the NBA began to worry… about the health of many of its best players. Bradley Beal did not play in what was one of the most anticipated early-season games on the schedule, the clash between Beal’s Washington Wizards and the Oklahoma City Thunder. The game was a dud, in large part...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Wiz G Bradley Beal out of starting lineup with sore shoulder

WASHINGTON (AP) Wizards shooting guard Bradley Beal is out of the starting lineup against the Oklahoma City Thunder because of a sore left shoulder. Beal, Washington's leading scorer, is active Tuesday night, but listed as doubtful. Gary Neal replaces him in the lineup. The Wizards also say Nene is listed as doubtful because of back spasms. Beal hurt his shoulder in Washington's...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Bradley Beal sides with Kevin Durant, also thinks Wizards are 'disrespectful'

Beal is right to agree with Durant on this issue. Ned Dishman GettyYesterday, Kevin Durant cast a ripple through the NBA's news cycle when he called the Washington Wizards, and their fanbase, "disrespectful" for cheering him on and recruiting him to their side when they already have a team full of quality players to root for. That's a fair assessment, and Bradley Beal agrees. Here...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Durant is Right, It’s Time Wizards Fans Stop Disrespecting John Wall, Bradley Beal

Keith Allison/ Flickr It’s hard not to agree with Kevin Durant’s comments calling the courting of the Washington Wizards and its fans as “disrespectful.” Durant talked more specifically about his Jan. 22 visit last season, seeing the KD2DC shirts and even seeing his face on the jumbotron with KD2DC. “(The Jan. 22 visit) was kind of disrespectful, in my opinion, because...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards coach on Beal's shoulder injury: 'Everything is good'

Beal's health is a top priority for the Wizards right now. Geoff Burke USA TodayHeading into their highly anticipated showdown against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday night, the Washington Wizards narrowly escaped some devastating news: Bradley Beal is okay!The star shooting guard injured his shoulder diving for a loose ball against the Atlanta Hawks over the weekend. The play...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics’ Marcus Smart Out Vs. Wizards With Toe Injury, Still ‘Day-To-Day’

BOSTON — The Celtics will have to contain the backcourt combination of John Wall and Bradley Beal without the services of one of their best defenders. Point guard Marcus Smart won’t play Friday night against the Washington Wizards, Celtics head coach Brad Stevens said before the game. Smart sprained his left big toe earlier in the week and missed Wednesday’s game against the...
19 days ago  |  Discuss

2015-16 Fantasy Basketball: NBA Stock Market

Welcome to NBA Stock Market, a weekly article where I will take the temperature of certain players around the league. This will be designed to let you know who you should be trading for, and who it may be time to cut bait with. There will be two sections in this article, one being “stock rising,” meaning those players who are playing above their head, while “stock falling...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards-Celtics Preview

A lucrative contract all but assuredly awaits Bradley Beal this offseason, and he is doing his best early this season to show he's worth every penny. The Washington Wizards guard will try to add to his promising start with a better performance against the Boston Celtics on Friday night. The Wizards chose not to offer a contract extension to Beal by Monday's deadline but are expected...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Game Notebook 4, Wizards vs. Spurs: The Ruthlessness Of Bradley Beal

Wizards 102 Spurs 99 November 4, 2015 – Verizon Center, Washington, DC ESPN Box Score By the seven-minute mark of the 3rd quarter, when the Wizards were down 60-51 and John Wall slid on his ass trying to save a ball from going out of bounds, it had been long forgotten how joyous the game […] The post Game Notebook 4, Wizards vs. Spurs: The Ruthlessness Of Bradley Beal appeared...
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Bradley Beal Sinks the Spurs In Washington

Sharpshooter Bradley Beal came up big against the visiting Spurs, capping off a game-high 25 points on 11-for-22 shooting, with a dagger three to give the Washington Wizards their third win of the season with just 0.3 seconds left on the clock. “Out of all my shots tonight, that one felt the best, honestly,” Beal said. “Everything was in rhythm. It just felt good.” The post...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

A Great Read by John Wall Led to Bradley Beal’s Big Shot vs. Spurs

Bradley Beal made the game-winning three pointer that gave the Washington Wizards a 102-99 win over San Antonio Spurs, but it was made possible by a heads up read by John Wall. Wizards’ head coach Randy Wittman entrusted his all-star point guard with an option play with the game on the line. Beal made the shot, but Wittman put the ball in Wall's hands to make the right read ...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Bradley Beal Shakes LaMarcus Aldridge, Hits Game-Winning Three vs. Spurs

Bradley Beal = CLUTCH
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Bradley Beal makes incredible game-winning three-pointer against Spurs

Although we’re only a week or so into the regular season, we were still waiting for our first game-winning shot and tonight, Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal was able to make that happen. With less than seven second remaining during the Wizards-Spurs game, Bradley Beal made a nice move against LaMarcus Aldridge and drained the open three-pointer to seal the victory for Washington...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs lose to Wizards on Beal's last-second shot

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Bradley Beal made a 3-pointer with 0.3 seconds remaining to lift the Washington Wizards to a 102-99 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night. Beal finished with 25 points and John Wall had 17 points and 13 assists for Washington. Wall had 13 points in the fourth quarter, and the duo scored the Wizards' last 15 points. Otto Porter added 19 points to...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss
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