Bradley Beal did not have his flashiest game on Wednesday. He primarily stayed in the background as his Washington Wizards took on the Orlando Magic, watching as John Wall (21 points, 11 assists) continued his fantastic season, stepping aside while Nene (12 points off the pine) attempted to find his sea legs after a game spent resting on the bench.
With less than a second left in the team’s contest with the Magic, however, Wizards coach Randy Wittman went right to his young scoring guard with a killer guard around screen that ended Orlando’s attempts to send the game into overtime. Watch:
Wittman, to be kind, is not known for drawing up the sorts of efficient plays that tend to dominate the modern NBA’s best team’s playbook. With that in place, this was a fantastic call and the Wizards will remain tied with the Atlanta Hawks for the Eastern Conference’s second-best record. The 15-6 Wizards are rolling, while the rebuilding Magic lost out on a chance to perhaps tie Brooklyn for theRead More »from Bradley Beal nails game-winning buzzer-beater as Washington downs Orlando (Video)