The Washington Wizards say shooting guard Bradley Beal has a right leg injury and will sit out the team’s game at the Toronto Raptors.
After blowing an 18-point, fourth-quarter lead against the Washington Wizards on Saturday night, the Toronto Raptors needed someone to restore order in overtime.
Dressed in the same pinstriped purple dinosaur jersey that Damon Stoudamire once wore, Kyle Lowry broke a record belonging to the former Toronto point guard.
Trevor Ariza scored the go-ahead basket on a fast-break layup with 1:20 left in the third overtime and the Washington Wizards outlasted the Toronto Raptors 134-129 on Thursday night.
Kyle Lowry had 24 points and 10 assists as the Toronto Raptors broke open a close game in the third quarter and held on for a 103-93 win over the Washington Wizards on Tuesday night.
Jonas Valanciunas scored a career-high 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as the Toronto Raptors beat the Washington Wizards 88-78 on Wednesday night.
As the Washington Wizards pursue their stated goal of finishing ninth in the Eastern Conference, seeing Bradley Beal back on the court was a welcome sight.
Bradley Beal is making a strong case to earn top rookie honors in the Eastern Conference for the third straight month.
DeMar DeRozan and Rudy Gay scored 24 points apiece, and the Toronto Raptors won a matchup between slow-starting, coming-on-lately teams Tuesday night with a 96-88 victory over the Washington Wizards.
Two nights ago the Washington Wizards ended a five-game losing streak. On Sunday, the Toronto Raptors beat Washington 99-92, their fifth straight home victory over the Wizards.