Friday, October 12, 2012

Beal Shines In DC Debut

Last night, Wizards first round draft pick Bradley Beal gave Wizards their first glimpse at home of what he is capable of. However, it ended in a 108-101 loss the New York Knicks. But, it's preseason.

Beal was one of four players that scored in double figures for the Wizards. Jordan Crawford (17), Beal (15), Martell Webster (12), and Kevin Seraphin (10) were the four leading scorers for the Wizards.

The off-season acquisitions of Jannero Pargo, AJ Price, and Trevor Ariza combined for 25 points. Webster lead the way on the boards for the Wizards with 10 rebounds and Beal and Pargo both had 5 assists each.

Jordan Crawford, Cartier Martin, and Brian Cook all were 2/3 from behind the arc. Bradley Beal led the team from the free-throw line shooting 6/7. Trevor Ariza was a perfect 4/4 from the charity stripe.

Martell Webster spent the most time on the floor for the Wizards with 27 minutes. Beal had 26 minutes and Singleton and Seraphin both had 25 minutes a piece.

As a team, the Wizards shot 42.3% from the floor and and 85.7% from the free throw line. They collected 45 rebounds including 30 defensive rebounds. They dished out 22 assists, but, turned the ball over 15 times.

There were a few key Wizards that sat out last night's game. Trevor Booker, Nene, John Wall, Emeka Okafor, Shavlik Randolph, and Steven Gray all did not play for various reasons.

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Stat Source: ESPN