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Washington Wizards' Bradley Beal (3) shoots as New York Knicks' Bobby Portis defends during the second half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, March 10, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)

Wizards' Bradley Beal turns All-Star snub into all-NBA talk

Mar. 11, 2020 2:16 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bradley Beal dished the ball to Washington Wizards teammate Davis Bertans for a 3-point attempt, then turned the other way with a trio of fingers in the air, prematurely celebrating. Turned out Bertans missed. Beal could joke about it afterward, saying, "He's got to make it next time,...

Washington Wizards' Bradley Beal (3) shoots as New York Knicks' Bobby Portis defends during the second half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, March 10, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)

Bradley Beal scores 39, leads Wizards past Knicks 122-115

Mar. 10, 2020 11:37 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bradley Beal got back to his high-scoring ways with 39 points, lifting the Washington Wizards to a 122-115 victory over the New York Knicks on Tuesday night. Beal overcame a slow start and surpassed the 25-point plateau for the 22nd time in 23 games. His string of 21 such games was...

Atlanta Hawks forward John Collins (20) dunks past Washington Wizards forward Rui Hachimura (8), of Japan, during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, March 6, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Bradley Beal scores 35 points, Wizards beat Hawks 118-112

Mar. 7, 2020 12:23 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bradley Beal scored 35 points and the Washington Wizards held off the Atlanta Hawks 118-112 on Friday night. Beal was 13 of 21 from the field, going 7 of 10 from 3-point range. The Wizards were 15 of 31 on 3s and held on despite squandering most of a 19-point fourth quarter lead....

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard shoots over Washington Wizards forward Moritz Wagner during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Wednesday, March 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer)

Lillard scores 22 in return from injury, Blazers top Wizards

Mar. 5, 2020 2:22 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard had 22 points in his return from a groin injury and Carmelo Anthony scored 25 as the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Washington Wizards 125-104 on Wednesday night. “I felt pretty good,” Lillard said. “I moved pretty well, I was able to do a lot of...

Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal (3) waits as the Golden State Warriors bring the ball down the court during the first half of an NBA basketball game in San Francisco, Sunday, March 1, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Beal continues scoring barrage with 34 points as Wizards win

Mar. 2, 2020 12:04 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Bradley Beal takes heat for his defense. He scores big, though Washington doesn't always win when he does. He got left off the All-Star team. Right now, Beal is on an offensive tear that makes him seem downright unstoppable. And he’s not thinking about any of those negatives,...

Washington Wizards guard Shabazz Napier (5) shoots as Utah Jazz's Mike Conley (10), Rudy Gobert (27) and Bojan Bogdanovic (44) defend in the first half during an NBA basketball game Friday, Feb. 28, 2020, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Jazz snap 4-game skid with 129-119 win over Wizards

Feb. 29, 2020 12:53 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Donovan Mitchell forgot all about his streak of missed shots because he was focused on winning. After missing eight straight shots, Mitchell scored 10 points of his 30 points in an 82-second span of the fourth quarter, and the Utah Jazz snapped a four-game losing streak with a 129-119...

Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal, right, meets with Milwaukee Bucks forward Khris Middleton (22) after an NBA basketball game, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Middleton leads Bucks past pesky Wizards 137-134 in OT

Feb. 25, 2020 8:28 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Khris Middleton suddenly went cold down the stretch against the Washington Wizards. Fortunately for the Milwaukee Bucks, he kept shooting. With Giannis Antetokounmpo fouled out, Middleton bounced back from five straight misses and scored Milwaukee's final nine points and the Bucks beat...

Washington Wizards' Troy Brown Jr. (6) goes up to shoot against Chicago Bulls' Coby White (0) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

White has 33 again, Bulls beat Wizards despite Beal's 53

Feb. 23, 2020 11:02 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Coby White is taking his game to new levels — and reaching some rarified Air. White scored 33 points to join Michael Jordan as the only Bulls rookies with 30 or more in consecutive games, and Chicago overcame Bradley Beal's career-high 53 to snap an eight-game losing streak with a...

Cleveland Cavaliers guard Darius Garland, bottom, and Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal are unable to come up with the ball during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, in Washington. Garland was called for a foul on the play. The Cavaliers won 113-108. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Sexton helps Cavaliers rally for 113-108 win over Wizards

Feb. 21, 2020 11:02 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — In his first game in charge of the Cleveland Cavaliers, interim coach J.B. Bickerstaff wanted to see “grit and fight” from his team. Those traits showed up in the fourth quarter. Collin Sexton scored 14 of his 25 points in the fourth and the Cleveland Cavaliers rallied to...

New York Knicks guard Elfrid Payton (6) dribbles the ball as Washington Wizards forward Rui Hachimura (8) defends during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, in New York. The Wizards won 114-96. (AP Photo/Sarah Stier)

Beal scores 30, Wizards rally in 4th, beat Knicks 114-96

Feb. 12, 2020 11:18 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Bradley Beal was not selected for the All-Star Game this weekend. His performance against the New York Knicks on Wednesday night showed he deserved the nod. Beal scored 30 points and led the Washington Wizards' fourth-quarter surge in a 114-96 win over the Knicks. “I love playing...