When John Wall went down with a knee injury a week and a half ago, Bradley Beal knew the Washington Wizards would need more from him to fill the void. He’s struggled to provide it, though, shooting just 35.6 percent from the field and 30.4 percent from 3-point land over five Wall-less games heading into Tuesday’s matchup with the Portland Trail Blazers — a game that marked the back end of a back-to-back after the Wizards got destroyed in Utah on Monday in a disastrous start to a five-game road trip.
“I’ve been kind of — I was getting in my own head,” Beal told NBA TV’s Dennis Scott after the game. “I was trying to be a point guard, trying to do everything, and trying to put a little bit too much pressure on myself instead of just playing my game, man, and I just came out and did that tonight.”
Yes. Yes, he did.
Coming off a four-game stretch in which he’d totaled 50 points on 49 shots while dealing with the after-effects of a
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