Bradley Beal RUMORS & NEWS

  • Major step backwards for Wall and Beal

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "The next step never took place because Bradley Beal rarely stayed on the court long enough with John Wall in what was supposed to be a breakout season for them to solidify themselves as an elite backcourt that belonged in the same conversation with Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson. "It’s been a..." April 17

  • Bradley Beal places blame where it belongs, now what?

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "An undercurrent roiled through the locker room after the Wizards lost to the NBA champion Golden State Warriors, but it didn't manifest itself publicly until Bradley Beal decided he'd had enough after Wednesday's lifeless loss at the Sacramento Kings. If John Wall had uttered these words, they'd..." March 31

  • Wizards unsure if Beal, Anderson will be available

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "Bradley Beal and Alan Anderson put in a strong workout after their last win vs. the Philadelphia 76ers, but instead of it being on the court it was in the locker room playing pitch-and-catch with a football for about 15 minutes. Both sat out with soreness. Beal, who recently missed three games..." March 19

  • Kicks Fix: The top five 2016 sneaker free agents

    Yahoo! Sports "Every summer, July 1 kicks off the start of NBA free agency, opening a window in which players and their agents can begin negotiating contracts with teams around the league. For the sneaker industry, the key date each year is Sept. 30. That's typically when a player's shoe deal expires, freeing..." March 10

  • Wizards will not have Bradley Beal for road trip

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "Bradley Beal didn't travel with the Wizards when they left this morning to start a three-game road trip that begins Tuesday vs. the Portland Trail Blazers, a team official told CSNmidatlantic.com. The Wizards (30-32) held out hope that Beal, who exited in the third quarter of Saturday's game..." March 07

  • Wizards' Bradley Beal hurt in scary fall

    ESPN "Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal left Saturday night's 100-99 loss to the Indiana Pacers midway through the third quarter with a sprained pelvis. Beal scored 12 points before taking a nasty fall on a layup attempt with 6:17 remaining in the period. He did not return. After taking Ian..." March 06

  • Expect Wizards to match any Bradley Beal offer, coaching change could happen

    Pro Basketball Talk "None of this is new — we covered this ground when we had J. Michael of CSNMidAtlantic.com on NBC’s PBT Podcast — but it is worth mentioning again: The Wizards plan to keep Bradley Beal this summer regardless of the cost, but they don’t plan to keep Randy Wittman as coach. J. Michael was on..." March 06

  • Bradley Beal says even he doesn’t know his minutes limit

    Washington Post "Bradley Beal was nearing the end of his postgame media session at Wells Fargo Center on Friday night, a couple of minutes mostly spent discussing how the Washington Wizards managed to avoid disaster against the Philadelphia 76ers, when the subject of his role and his minutes restriction was..." February 28

  • Waiting for Wizards to make call on Beal

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "Everyone is on the trip for tonight's game -- the third in three nights -- with the Miami Heat, and decisions have to be made regarding Bradley Beal, Gary Neal and Alan Anderson (CSN+, CSNmidatlantic.com and NBC Sports Live Extra, 7:30). Beal, who is being closely guarded since returning from a..." February 20

  • These 2016 NBA restricted free agents could be trade bait in the next few weeks

    SB Nation "Three of the biggest names dealt at last year's NBA trade deadline (Brandon Knight, Reggie Jackson, Enes Kanter) had something in common: they were fourth-year players on the verge of getting paid in free agency. None of the three were top-level stars, and their incumbent teams didn't see the..." February 04

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    Jorge Castillo @jorgeccastillo

    Beal and Neal are active tonight, per Wizards.

  • Beal hopes to play tonight against Nuggets

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "After suffering a concussion and broken nose on Monday, Wizards guard Bradley Beal told the media that he's cleared the concussion protocol and expects to play Thursday against the Nuggets. But team officials say that's not exactly the case, at least not yet. " January 28

  • Bradley Beal Day-To-Day With Broken Nose, Concussion

    Real GM Basketball "Bradley Beal has been diagnosed with a broken nose and concussion by the Wizards medical staff after being hit in the face at the 8:22 mark of the second quarter during Monday night's game vs. Boston. Beal is out for Tuesday's game at Toronto and his status moving forward will be listed as..." January 26

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    gary washburn @GwashburnGlobe

    Bradley Beal will not return (blow to the face). #Celtics #Wizards

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    Jorge Castillo @jorgeccastillo

    Beal and Neal are playing tonight, per Wizards. It'll be Beal's first game since Dec. 9. He missed 16.

  • Beal Likely To Have Minutes Cap For Rest Of Career

    Hoops Rumors "Bradley Beal acknowledged to reporters today that he’ll “probably” have to deal with a minutes limit for the rest of his career as he continues to have trouble with injuries, according to TNT’s David Aldridge and J. Michael of CSNMidAtlantic.com (Twitter links). Concern about his health reportedly..." January 13

  • Bradley Beal to begin contact this week, eyeing weekend return

    CBS Sports "In what has sadly become a yearly tradition, Washington Wizards' shooting guard Bradley Beal has been sidelined for the past 16 games with a stress reaction to his right fibula. It's an injury he's dealt with every season of his four-year career, causing him to miss at least nine games every..." January 12

  • Brad Beal (right leg) out at least two weeks

    Monumental Network "Wizards guard Bradley Beal has been diagnosed with the beginnings of a stress reaction in his lower right fibula. He will miss the next two weeks and then be re-evaluated. The injury was initially diagnosed following an MRI yesterday and confirmed today after further testing." December 13

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    Jorge Castillo @jorgeccastillo

    Bradley Beal went through shootaround and said the shoulder feels fine but he wasn't sure if he'll play tonight. My guess is he will.

  • Bradley Beal returns to practice, could play against Detroit on Saturday

    Bullets Forever "Bradley Beal has missed the last three Wizards game due to a mild shoulder injury suffered in the Wizards blowout lost against the Atlanta Hawks on November 16, 2015. Beal practiced full speed in practice today and could suit against the Pistons tomorrow. Though the initial injury itself was..." November 20

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    J. Michael @JMichaelCSN

    Witt on Beal playing tonight: "Hes going to get banged around (during warmups) and we'll see" #WizardsTalk #NBA #WizMagic @CSNWizards

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    J. Michael @JMichaelCSN

    Beal (left shoulder) didn't practice today. Getting treatment #WizardsTalk #NBA #WizMagic @CSNWizards

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    J. Michael @JMichaelCSN

    Beal says hes "optimistic" about playing Sat vs #Magic #WizardsTalk #NBA @CSNWizards

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    Washington Wizards @WashWizards

    Bradley Beal (shoulder) OUT tonight vs. Thunder #WizThunder

  • Wizards waiting to share details on injured Bradley Beal

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "Exactly how severe is Bradley Beal's left shoulder injury after a collision in Saturday's 114-99 loss to the Atlanta Hawks won't be known until he goes through complete evaluation, team officials said, and they're likely to have an answer Sunday. "I have no idea," coach Randy Wittman responded..." November 09

  • Bradley Beal agrees with Kevin Durant: Wizards fans cheering for Durant is ‘disrespectful’

    Washington Post "The last time Kevin Durant and his Oklahoma City Thunder descended on Verizon Center, back on Jan. 22, the game itself, a thrilling Thunder overtime victory, was a mere sideshow to the unusual scene surrounding the event. At front and center was the Summer of Durant, even though his foray into..." November 09

  • Bradley Beal suffered a shoulder contusion, no major damage done

    CBS Sports "While hustling after a loose ball to avoid a turnover, Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal collided with Atlanta Hawks guard Jeff Teague in the fourth quarter of Saturday's game. Teague's knee slammed into the shoulder of Beal, causing a considerable amount of pain. Beal stayed in the game,..." November 09

  • Wizards' Bradley Beal hurts left shoulder, undergoes X-rays

    CBS Sports "Hitting big shots and having a stellar start to the season, Bradley Beal has been looking like a potential first-time All-Star. But unfortunately for Beal and the Washington Wizards, an apparent shoulder injury may now force him to miss a significant amount of time. Against the Atlanta Hawks on..." November 08

  • Wizards Won't Sign Bradley Beal To Extension

    Real GM Basketball "Bradley Beal and the Washington Wizards will not agree upon a contract extension. The Wizards are maximizing their cap space in order to pursue a maximum level free agent in 2016. " November 02

  • Agent: Bradley Beal, Wizards to end contract talks until next summer

    ESPN "The Washington Wizards and guard Bradley Beal have tabled contract talks until next summer, his agent told CSNMidAtlantic.com on Monday. Agent Mark Bartelstein said that waiting until the summer, when Beal will be a restricted free agent, is a decision that "makes better sense for both..." November 02

  • Bradley Beal: ‘Nobody can stop me. Plain and simple.’

    Washington Post "In April, an unrecognizable Bradley Beal, an irritable and brash version, surfaced in a halftime interview during the Washington Wizards’ victory over the Toronto Raptors in Game 2 of their first-round Eastern Conference playoff series. “They think that we’re some punks,” Beal proclaimed, his..." October 31

  • Extension talks between Wizards, Beal haven't progressed much

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "Aside from the regular-season about to begin for the Wizards in less than 24 hours, the clock also is ticking on coming to terms with Bradley Beal on an extension to his rookie deal. But just as in July, August and last month, the situation remains unchanged, CSNmidatlantic.com has been told by..." October 28

  • Is this the year Bradley Beal finally breaks out?

    The Score "Bradley Beal has been on the precipice of greatness the past few seasons, but has struggled to move himself past the label of simply being "really good" for his position. He's revered for being one-half of arguably the greatest backcourt in the NBA (along with John Wall) for the Washington..." October 23

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    Jorge Castillo @jorgeccastillo

    Beal on contract: “My agent is dealing with it and I’m not worried about it.“

  • Bradley Beal says Wizards have not offered him a contract extension

    CBS Sports "A big story around the Washington Wizards for the next nine months will be their assumed goal of trying to lure Kevin Durant to the Washington, D.C. area in free agency. Durant is from that neck of the woods, and with all of the stories about LeBron James going back home to Cleveland and Carmelo..." September 28

  • Extension talks between Bradley Beal and the Wizards aren’t progressing. That might be for the best for both sides.

    Washington Post "Training camp is rapidly approaching, but the Washington Wizards‘ off-season activity may not be complete because Bradley Beal’s contract situation remains unanswered. The negotiating period for a contract extension, which would kick in for the 2016-17 season, opened July 1 and closes on..." September 11

  • Report: Bradley Beal wants a max contract, but Wizards aren’t willing to giving him one now

    Pro Basketball Talk "Bradley Beal and the Wizards are reportedly at an impasse in contract-extension negotiations. This explains why. J. Michael of CSN Washington: Bradley Beal has made it clear. He thinks he’s a max player, and that’s what he wants. I’ve talked to people on both sides all offseason about..." August 25

  • Wizards, Bradley Beal not progressing much on contract extension

    CSN Washington "The Wizards and Bradley Beal don't appear to be any closer to reaching terms on an extension -- the window is open until the start of the 2015-16 regular season -- with both sides downplaying to CSNwashington.com during the past few weeks about the progress of talks. The good thing for them, of..." August 17

  • Can Washington get Bradley Beal to take less than a max contract extension?

    Pro Basketball Talk "Is Bradley Beal a max player? The answer isn’t simple. Remember that there are levels of max player (nobody is saying Beal is Anthony Davis). Beal is both looking for an extension of his rookie deal and certainly a core part of Washington’s future. Those kinds of guys get max money. On the down..." August 05

  • Make that two Wizards who have accepted Team USA invites

    CSN Washington "Bradley Beal will have his backcourt mate, John Wall, when USA Basketball holds camp next week after the point guard formally accepted the invite, CSNwashington.com was told by a person with knowledge of the situation Tuesday evening. Wall, who recently recovered from multiple non-displaced..." August 04

  • Wizards' offseason slows but Bradley Beal still on clock

    CSN Washington "The roster shuffling and transactions appear to be complete for the Wizards, who are unlikely to make any other moves before they reconvene in a few months for training camp for the 2015-16 season. All 15 roster spots have been settled with guaranteed deals though they can carry as many as 20 in..." July 22

  • Serious talks open for Bradley Beal's contract extension

    CSN Washington "Now that the most of the heavy-lifting has been dealt with in free agency, the Wizards will begin serious talks with Bradley Beal regarding a contract extension, CSNwashington.com has confirmed with two people with knowledge of the situation. Contacted early Sunday, agent Mark Bartelstein said..." July 13

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    Jorge Castillo @jorgeccastillo

    #Wizards & Bradley Beal's camp have begun discussion about an extension, I'm told. I spoke to Beal today and he believes he's a max player.

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    J. Michael @JMichaelCSN

    Beal looks OK. Right ankle did not require an MRI but he's getting up shots #WizardsTalk #NBA @CSNWizards #WizHawks

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    J. Michael @JMichaelCSN

    BTW, Beal had an X-Ray on his right ankle. Came back negative. #WizardsTalk @CSNWizards #NBA #WizHawks

  • Bradley Beal on Billy Donovan: 'I think he'll definitely leave' for NBA

    CBS Sports "Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal, who played for Billy Donovan at Florida, thinks that his former college coach will make the jump to the NBA. Beal appeared on the Dan Patrick Show on Friday, and he was asked what kind of pro coach Donovan would make. "I think he'd be great," Beal..." April 18

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    Chris Miller @cmillscsn

    Bradley Beal is out for the rest of the game with a sprain right ankle. #WizardsTalk

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    Jorge Castillo @jorgeccastillo

    Beal is playing tonight as expected. He said he’ll be on same minutes restriction. Low 30s which isn’t much of a restriction.

  • Bradley Beal hopes to play Friday against 76ers

    Washington Post "Bradley Beal made the trip to Minnesota with the Washington Wizards, put on a pair of shorts, and did some work before the Wizards’ 20-point loss to the lowly Minnesota Timberwolves Wednesday. While he sat out the defeat, he said he hopes to return Friday against the Philadelphia 76ers. Beal..." February 26

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    David Aldridge @daldridgetnt

    Source says Bradley Beal's stress reaction much improved, but Friday's game vs. Cavs might be too ambitious for return. Soon after, though.