Even with Chris Paul out with separated right (shooting) shoulder, the Los Angeles Clippers have run like a well-oiled machine.
When it comes to Bradley Beal's minutes, the Wizards keep pushing the limits.
Do the Wizards have the talent? Check. The ability to score inside and out? Check. Length and ability to defend the perimeter and contest shots at the basket? Check.
The .500 and over-.500 talk has indeed gotten old. But a win Friday night puts the Wizards back there for the fifth time. They've been good on the road where they're 3-1 this month.
The end to the minutes restriction on Bradley Beal isn't going to change during this four-game, seven-day road trip to the West coast.