Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal celebrates a three-point bucket against the Indiana Pacers during the second half. (AP Photo)

Bradley Beal put himself in an elite category Monday night.

The former Florida guard had 25 points, seven rebounds, seven assists and five steals in Washington’s 102-96 win at Indiana in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals.

Beal became the fourth player in NBA history with multiple 25-point playoff games before turning 21, according to ESPN Stats & Info. But only he and Magic Johnson have three games based on that criteria.

“Bradley Beal’s a superstar in this league. He’s on the rise,” Pacers guard Paul George told The Post afterward.

The 6-foot-5, 207-pounder scored 14 of his 25 in the fourth quarter to lead the Wizards to their first second-round win since 1982 and give them home-court advantage.

“The way I think about it, I’m 20 years old, playing in the playoffs, something I always dreamed about, so why not embrace it? Why not accept that challenge?” Beal told The Post. “I’m just having fun on a great team. Whenever we play together and play the right way, it motivates me to be the best player I can be.”

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