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Beal: 'Stress Reactions and Injuries are Way Behind Me'

WASHINGTON — Quick. If somebody says “Bradley Beal,” what’s the first word you think of?

Pretty good chance the answer was “injuries.” Or “hurt.”

Maybe you thought “Wizards,” “basketball,” “guard,” “contract” or something else, but it’s hard to disassociate the 23-year-old shooting guard from his checkered health history. 400 more words

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Bradley Beal just did something at age 23 that nobody has ever done

Bradley Beal was all aboard the max contract train this summer as the Washington Wizards gave him the richest deal in team history worth $128 million over five years. 278 more words

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Among all the legends retiring this one has decided to keep his legacy going

With all of the future Hall of Famers retiring this year like Tim Duncan, Kobe Bryant and Amar’e Stoudemire there needs to be a couple of guys left over from the 1990s to pass the torch on to the young guns. 266 more words

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Markieff Morris Needs to Fill Key Roles on Both Ends of the Floor

It’s early, but it sure looks like Ernie Grunfeld pulled a rabbit out of his hat in acquiring Markieff Morris from the Phoenix Suns at the trade deadline for the… 866 more words

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Wizards Announce Bradley Beal's New Deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington’s Bradley Beal understands the expectations that come with signing a five-year, $128 million contract.

The Wizards’ guard (Chaminade H.S., St. Louis) rattled off a list of responsibilities during a press conference on Wednesday, one day after officially re-signing with Washington. 515 more words

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It's Time to Revisit the #Boogie2DC Talk

WASHINGTON — Down goes Durant, back comes Boogie.

Kevin Durant, of #KD2DC fame, did not sign with the Wizards, as you may have heard. Neither did Al Horford, or Nic Batum, or any other “stars.” 948 more words

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Marcin Gortat Has a Giraffe Now

WASHINGTON — Anybody who has kept up with Wizards center Marcin Gortat and his antics, especially in the offseason, won’t be surprised to learn he now has a giraffe, apparently. 184 more words

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