Report: Washington Wizards are willing to do anything to sign Bradley Beal to long-term deal

  When it comes to the best backcourts in the NBA, John Wall and Bradley Beal of the Washington Wizards have to be in the conversation. As they add more pieces to a team that is very young, the Wizards want to make sure they don’t lose any of their core players. With Wall already under contract, the Wizards have turned their focus towards Beal. According to Shams Charania of Real...
Via No Guts, No Glory
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cavs Blow Out Wiz

The Wizards lost back to back games for the first time this season, losing 113-87 to the Cavaliers in Cleveland on Thanksgiving Eve. Lebron James nearly turning a triple double with 29 points, ten rebounds and eight assists. Cleveland (7-7) stormed to a 31-18 first quarter lead and it was for all purposes over. It was just five days ago that the Wizards had their way with the Cavs...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA adjusts several 'final' stats from Hawks' victory over Wizards

  The NBA has changed several numbers after a rough night for the stats crew at the game between the Atlanta Hawks and Washington Wizards. It turns out Wizards guard Bradley Beal didn't commit a career-high seven turnovers; He had only five. Teammate John Wall had seven instead of six. And the Wizards had 20 giveaways instead of 25. Inaccurate numbers were released throughout...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Washington Wizards Game Preview: Once More, With Feeling

(Cleveland, OH) — The Cleveland Cavaliers face off against the Washington Wizards Wednesday night in the teams’ second meeting in less than a week. The Wizards are 9-3 on the season, and defeated the Cavaliers last Friday in a sloppy game in which neither team looked particularly strong. The Wizards are in the process of bringing back injured shooting guard Bradley Beal, and...
Via Cavaliers Nation
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Hawks-Wizards Preview

The Washington Wizards snapped a five-year playoff drought last season with young stars John Wall and Bradley Beal leading the way. They're looking all the more dangerous with veteran Paul Pierce on board. The first-place Wizards go for a third consecutive win and fifth in six tries against the visiting Atlanta Hawks as these Southeast Division foes meet for the first time this...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Putting an end to the Cavs-Wizards backourt debate

Photo:   A few months ago, Bradley Beal told reporters at the Wizards’ media day that he and John Wall are, “definitely the best backcourt in the league.” Cavaliers guard Dion Waiters fired back with his own comments saying, “Beal is supposed to say that. But I know deep down, he’s not messing with me and Kyrie Irving. I think me and Kyrie are the best...
Via DC Sports-Kings
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce sparks Wizards rally over Bucks

Paul Pierce had 25 points and 10 rebounds and John Wall added 19 points and nine assists, as the Washington Wizards stormed back to pace the Milwaukee Bucks 111-110. #Wizards win another! Final: Wizards 111 – #Bucks 100 @paulpierce34 25p-10r @JohnWall 19p-9a #dcRising #WizBucks — Washington Wizards (@WashWizards) November 23, 2014   The...
Via KCM Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

John Wall to Bradley Beal for an Alley-oop

  The fastbreak was started by another steal from the NBA steals leader John Wall. Wall blazed down the court and took advantage of the 2-on-1 break by lobbing the ball up for an alley-oop to his backcourt mate Bradley Beal. Since Beal returned to the lineup on Wednesday, it was a matter of time for the two ‘Wiz Kids’ to hook up on a highlight. That play stamped a huge turnaround...
Via KCM Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Wiz Beat Lebron And Cavs 91-78

Wizards point guard John Wall with 28 points, seven assists, six rebounds and four steals as Washington beat Cleveland 91-78 on Friday night at the Verizon Center. Leading 55-42 at the half, Wall singlehandedly kept the Cavs from getting back in it, scoring 17 points in the third quarter. Cleveland (5-6), now losers of three straight, committed 19 turnovers and shot only 36% from...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Basketball Infirmary: Week 4 Injury Analysis

Young players Michael Carter-Williams and Victor Oladipo returned to their respective teams last week, after missing the first few weeks due to injury. This week, the Washington Wizards welcomed back shooting guard Bradley Beal. He came off the bench to a standing ovation (or rather, the 25 fans in attendance stood up and cheered), but impressed in his first game of the season. In...
Via Razzball Basketball
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards Weekly: Wiz-Cavs rivalry hype is REAL; Return of the Panda; FIFA on the jumbotron

The Wizards are the worst 7-3 team in the NBA, if you listen to the narrative around the league. After feasting on the lower rungs of the Eastern Conference (Milwaukee, notwithstanding), Washington dropped a closely contested game on Wednesday to the Dallas Mavericks. There were highs (Bradley Beal’s return) and lows (John Wall’s poor play; […] The post Wizards Weekly: Wiz...
Via Hoop District
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5 Wizards Things To Watch This Week

Welcome to the first in a weekly series of looks at the Wizards is Mr. Irrelevant contributing writer Bryan Frantz. The NBA season is long and, if you aren’t hardcore, excessive. The average fan probably watches less than 20 full regular season games, so don’t feel bad; we’re here for you. Here are five Wizards things to watch this week. 1. Bradley Beal Is Back! This is great...
Via Mr. Irrelevant
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Monta Ellis Spoils Bradley Beal's Season Debut Scoring 34 Points (Video)

Monta Ellis, Dallas Mavericks The Dallas Mavericks continue to steam roll notching a 9-3 season record after a dominant offensive performance by Monta Ellis. Despite the Washington Wizards success to protect home court this season, the Mavericks managed to embezzle a 3-point win 105-102. Ellis brought the his game from start to finish, scoring (6-of-7 from the field) for 18 first...
Via Basketball Bicker
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy NBA Basketball: Washington Wizards Bradley Beal sparkles in debut

Sidelined with a hand injury to start the year, Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal finally made his 2014-15 debut in last night's loss to the Dallas Mavericks. He was supposed to play for limited minutes, but ended up logging 26.Image by JoeGlo Photography, via Wikimedia CommonsBeal came off the bench in his season debut, scoring 21 points on 9-of-17 shooting. He also racked...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: John Wall lays down huge block on Chandler Parsons

In Bradley Beal’s return to the lineup, the Washington Wizards and Dallas Mavericks played a close sixty minutes. With five minutes remaining in the fourth quarter, the Mavericks blocked a lay-up by Nene, recovered the rebound, and moved quickly down the court. Monta Ellis delivered a behind the back pass to Chandler Parsons, who tried to connect on the lay-up. Surprisingly, John...
Via DC Sports-Kings
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bradley Beal sees 1st action of season for Wizards

WASHINGTON (AP) Wizards shooting guard Bradley Beal has made his season debut after being sidelined since breaking his left wrist in early October. Beal had wrist surgery last month and only began practicing this week. After missing Washington's first nine games, Beal was on the active roster for the first time Wednesday night against the Dallas Mavericks. He entered the game...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Beal Returns, Wiz Fall To Mavs

Despite leading late, the Wizards fall to the Dallas Mavericks, 105-102 on Wednesday night at the Verizon Center. Dirk Nowitzki returned from an injury earlier in the game to hit a 3-pointer that put the Mavs ahead for good. While the Wizards may have lost tonight’s battle, they are on their way to winning the war, with the return of Bradley Beal. The shooting guard who missed...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
9 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Basketball Daily Fix, November 19th

Daily News for November 19th Bradley Beal returns for the Washington Wizards. He will come off the bench. This renders Rasual Butler, whom while usually useless in fantasy, has actually been receiving more minutes and was creeping onto the punt play radar. Alas, that brief window is gone so fast we hardly knew ye’ Rasual. P.J. Hairston is out today for the Charlotte Hornets...
Via The Fantasy Fix
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bradley Beal to Make Season Debut for Wizards Tonight

The Washington Wizards surprised a lot of people by beating the Bulls in the playoffs last season, earning them the title of “Eastern Conference Contender” heading into the 2014-2015 season. And while that name may sound gaudy at first glance, the Wizards have lived up to those expectations early on. A 7-2 record is nothing to scoff at, especially when it’s come with the team’s...
Via Standing O Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards Injury Update: Bradley Beal returns to practice

The Washington Wizards enter tonight's game against the Dallas Mavericks coming off a 98-93 win over the Orlando Magic on Saturday. At 7-2, the Wizards sit on top in the Southeast Division, two games ahead of the Miami Heat. The Wizards continue to play without shooting guard Bradley Beal, who is recovering from a wrist injury. The good news is that Beal returned to practice, although...
Via NBA Injury News
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bradley Beal is close to a return

Washington Wizards shooting guard Bradley Beal is on the up and up after suffering a fractured left wrist in an October preseason game. Coach Randy Wittman did not give an exact date on a return for the prolific shooter, but is hoping that the game against the Cavaliers on Friday is a realistic return date. Of course, Wittman does not want to push it because Beal’s long-term...
Via Bloguin Best
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Bradley Beal is close to a return

Washington Wizards shooting guard Bradley Beal is on the up and up after suffering a fractured left wrist in an October preseason game. Coach Randy Wittman did not give an exact date on a return for the prolific shooter, but is hoping that the game against the Cavaliers on Friday is a realistic return date. Of course, Wittman does not want to push it because Beal’s long-term...
Via Crossover Chronicles
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Bradley Beal Returns To Wizards Practice (Wrist Injury), Should Play Against Cavaliers

Photo Credit: Wizards/Facebook The Washington Wizards have some great news regarding one of the team’s brightest stars in shooting guard Bradley Beal. Beal had missed some time with the team due a wrist fracture, which needed surgery. After a few weeks of rehab, Bradley Beal finally had participated in his first team practice on Monday and will look to play his first game of the...
Via Blog Surface
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards lean on their ‘Big Three’ off the bench

John Wall shot 6 of 17 from the field. Paul Pierce made just two field goals. Neither scored in the fourth quarter and yet the Washington Wizards were still able to pull off a 98-93 win over the Orlando Magic. For the third straight game the Wizards turned to their bench and they delivered. Rasual Butler, Kris Humphries, and Otto Porter scored 24 of the Wizards’ 29 points in the...
Via KCM Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards Rumors: Bradley Beal 'hoping' to debut against Cleveland Cavaliers

The Washington Wizards have been playing exceptional basketball, despite missing one of their best players. Early in the preseason, guard Bradley Beal fell and landed on his wrist, causing a fracture. He was originally given a 6-8 week return timetable and next week will mark the sixth week in the recovery process.  Image by Keith Allison, via Wikimedia CommonsJorge Castillo, of...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss
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