Bradley Beal

Bradley Beal of the Washington Wizards handles the ball against the Chicago Bulls during Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals on April 27, 2014 at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bradley Beal Knew Wizards Were Better Than Bulls ‘Before We Even Played Them’

“We knew we were better than this team before we even played them,” Bradley Beal said of his Wizards heading into their series against the Bulls, he told The Junkies on Friday.

05/02/2014

Nene Hilario of the Washington Wizards drives against Joakim Noah of the Chicago Bulls in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals in the 2014 NBA Playoffs on April 29, 2014 at the United Center in Chicago, Ill. (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Wizards Outlast Bulls 75-69, Win Series 4-1

John Wall finished with 24 points, Nene scored 20, and the Washington Wizards beat the Chicago Bulls 75-69 on Tuesday night to clinch their first-round series in five games.

04/29/2014

The Washington Wizards huddle prior to the start of Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against the Chicago Bulls on April 22, 2014 at the United Center in Chicago, Ill. (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Wizards Seek Real Homecourt Advantage vs. Bulls

If empty seats are any indication, the Washington Wizards are just as big of a surprise in their own city as they are to the rest of the NBA.

04/25/2014

John Wall and Bradley Beal celebrate the Washington Wizards clinching a playoff berth for the first time since 2008 after beating the Boston Celtics Wednesday night. (credit: Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Feinstein Wanted Wizards to Trade Wall, Draft Kendall Marshall Over Beal in 2012

Back in 2012, John Feinstein said the Wizards should trade John Wall for players and a lower pick in the draft and select Kendall Marshall over Bradley Beal. He revisits that moment.

04/24/2014

BOSTON, MA - APRIL 16: Bradley Beal #3 of the Washington Wizards shoots the ball against the Boston Celtics on April 16, 2014 at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo: Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)

Wizards Head to Playoffs With Win Over Celtics, 118-102

Bradley Beal scored 27 points and Washington clinched the No. 5 seed in the Eastern Conference with a 118-102 win over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night.

04/16/2014

(Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nene, Beal Lead Wizards Past Magic, 96-86

Nene scored 17 points and Bradley Beal added 16 as the Washington Wizards overcame a sluggish offense and beat the Orlando Magic 96-86 Friday night.

04/11/2014

John Wall #2 of the Washington Wizards dunks against the Cleveland Cavaliers at The Quicken Loans Arena on February 23, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio. (credit: David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images)

Wall, Beal Lead Wizards Past Cavaliers 96-83

John Wall scored 21 points, Bradley Beal had 17 and the Washington Wizards beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 96-83 on Sunday night.

02/23/2014

Bradley Beal has declared the Washington Wizards are a playoff team. (credit: Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Wizards Confident For Playoff Push

‘We know we’re going to be a playoff team,’ Wizards guard Bradley Beal has declared.

02/18/2014

John Wall during the Sprite Slam Dunk Contest on State Farm All-Star Saturday Night as part of the 2014 All-Star Weekend at Smoothie King Center on Feb. 15, 2014 in New Orleans, La. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Wall Leads East to All-Star Dunk Triumph

John Wall soared over his mascot, and the East stomped on the West in the slam dunk contest.

02/16/2014

Bradley Beal #3 of the Washington Wizards goes up for the layup against the Memphis Grizzlies on February 11, 2014 at FedExForum in Memphis, Tennessee. (credit: Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

Grizzlies Overcome Beal’s Big Night, Beat Wizards

Nick Calathes and Marc Gasol scored 18 points each, and the Memphis Grizzlies survived a career-best 37 points from Washington’s Bradley Beal to defeat the Wizards 92-89 on Tuesday night.

02/11/2014

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