Even though the NBA is currently loaded with strong point guards, the Wizards can't afford to lose that battle on most nights. Seeing as they have John Wall, that's not normally an issue.
Bradley Beal piled up points, the most in any game of the second-year guard's NBA career. Yet except for portions of the second half, the perimeter threat didn't receive much offensive help.
It wouldn't be a career night without a handful of impressive plays. Here, Bradley Beal goes up and under to avoid the defender and finish the layup.
This is what happens when you play good defense for 23 out of the 24 seconds on the shot clock, then give up a monster slam to James Johnson.
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