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Bradley Beal now officially the youngest to make 700 threes in NBA history

Bradley Beal now officially the youngest to make 700 threes in NBA history

Bradley Beal just needed one 3-pointer against the Bucks to make history.

That's because the Wizards' star shooting guard entered the Monday night game in Milwaukee with 699 career 3-point makes.

With his first make, Beal not only eclipsed the 700 3-point make plateau, but became the youngest player in NBA history to reach 700 3-point makes.

The St. Louis native's accomplishment on Monday night broke the record previously set by Cleveland's J.R. Smith, who accomplished the feat during the 2010-2011 season, his sixth season as an NBA pro.

Like Smith, Beal eclipsed the 700 3-point makes plateau in his sixth season, but Beal entered his sixth season having played in 25 less games than Smith. Beal however, entered his sixth season with 44 more 3-point makes than Smith did.

Only five players have reached the 700 made 3-pointers plateau before their 25th birthday.

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NBA 3-Point Leaders Before 25th Birthday
— Kyrie Irving (24 years, 364 days) 
— Gilbert Arenas (24 years, 316 days)
— Kevin Durant (24 years, 198 days) 
— J.R. Smith (24 years, 149 days) 
— Bradley Beal (24 years, 145 days) 

Beal entered the Monday contest having made 36 of his 97 3-point attempts this season, which sits at a career-low 37.1 percent from beyond the arc.

Only once — his rookie season — has Beal finished with a 3-point percentage under 38.6 percent.

Beal is on pace for 184 3-point makes this season, which would sit at second-best for his career, following his 223 3-pointers made last season.

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NBC Sports Washington's Kara Lawson set to be inducted into Virginia Sports Hall of Fame

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NBC Sports Washington's Kara Lawson set to be inducted into Virginia Sports Hall of Fame

NBC Sports Washington Wizards color commentator Kara Lawson will enter the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame as part of the eight-member class of 2018, the Hall of Fame committee announced on Tuesday afternoon.

Lawson, a native of Springfield, Va. was a WBCA All-American in 1999 as the star of the West Springfield women's basketball team. She went on to play college basketball at the University of Tennessee for legendary coach Patt Summitt.

Lawson finished her career with 1,950 points in 143 games, before being selected with the No. 5 overall pick in the 2003 WNBA Draft by the Tulsa Shock. Lawson, as a member of the Sacramento Monarch, won the WNBA championship in 2005. She also won the gold medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing as a member of Team USA women's basketball team. She joined NBC Sports Washington to serve as the Washington Wizards color commentator before the start of the 2016-17 season.

Lawson joins a star studded class of 2017 that includes former National League batting champion Michael Cuddyer (Chesapeake, Va.), former NFL running back Thomas Jones (Virginia Cavaliers), former NBA champion Rick Mahorn (Hampton University) and iconic Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer.

The induction ceremony is set for April 7 at the Sandler Center for Performing Arts in Virginia Beach, Va.

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Virginia Sports Hall of Fame, Class of 2018:

— Frank Beamer, Virginia Tech Football
— Michael Cuddyer, Great Bridge HS/MLB
— Doug Doughty, Roanoke Times Journalist
— Chuck Hartman, Virginia Tech Baseball
—Thomas Jones, Virginia/NFL
— Kara Lawson, West Springfield HS/WNBA
— Rick Mahorn, Hampton/NBA
— Megan Silva Schultz, Randolph-Macon Basketball

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Fresh off the practice squad, Maurice Harris just made the Catch of the Year

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Fresh off the practice squad, Maurice Harris just made the Catch of the Year

Maurice Harris spent the majority of the 2017 season on the Redskins practice squad. He was activated for the Week 10 game vs. the Vikings, and the speedster made an impact early.

In fact, he may have just made the catch of the year.

Kirk Cousins went deep for Harris down the right side.

It looked like Harris didn't have a shot at it as his defender was flanked all over him.

But somehow Harris got one hand on it and hauled in the pass at the goal line. The referees went to the booth to review and decided that it was in fact a touchdown.

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Harris' first catch of the season goes for a 36-yard touchdown.

It was a beautiful catch to cap off a beautiful first drive for the Redskins.

Welcome to the show, Maurice Harris.