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Beal hits winner against team that prized him

If Gator fans know anything about Bradley Beal, it’s that he matures quickly. His savvy game-winner on Monday is only a reminder. Last night, the Wizards’ shooting guard got an opportunity to not only come through for a wounded Washington team still playing without star point guard John Wall, leading scorer Jordan Crawford and low-post option Nene, but to prove his worth to an Oklahoma City franchise that may have coveted him more than any in June’s draft. With 12.2… Read More »

Thunder, four other teams’ interest in Beal says a lot

The Wizards don’t exactly attract a ton of envy these days, especially after posting the second-worst record in the NBA last season. But before Washington snagged Bradley Beal with the third overall pick in Thursday’s draft, even the Thunder front office was scratching its collective chin at the possibility of shaving the man with the gigantic beard in a trade for the smooth-shooting Beal. Sources said at least five teams had a green eye on Washington as it snagged Florida’s… Read More »