It was a short night for Wizards guard Bradley Beal in the 2018 All-Star three-point contest on Saturday, as he was eliminated in the first round.
Wearing the Wizards' new 'The District' white alternate jersey, Beal shot a 15 and fell short of the top three spots to qualify for the second round. Suns guard Devin Booker won the contest with a 28 score in the final, beating out Klay Thompson of the Warriors and Tobias Harris of the Clippers.
Beal's was undone by a slow start. He missed all five shots on the first rack and made just one on the second. He began to heat up at the third rack, but by then couldn't recover.
Here is Beal's full round:
This was Beal's second showing in the three-point contest. He finished second back in 2014 and this year said he was motivated to avenge that loss. He should have plenty more opportunities to participate in the future if he chooses.
The NBA's All-Star Saturday night began with Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie winning the skills competition. He beat Bulls big man Lauri Markkanen in the final round.
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What: Washington Capitals vs. Chicago Blackhawks
Where: United Center, Chicago, Ill.
When: 8:30 p.m. ET
How to Watch: Capitals-Blackhawks will be broadcast on NBC Sports Washington (Channel Finder)
Live Stream: You can watch the Capitals-Blackhawks game on NBC Sports Washington's live stream page.
You can also stream the game online with no cable TV subscription on fuboTV (try for free!).
WHEN IS THE CAPITALS-BLACKHAWKS GAME?
The Capitals (33-17-7) take on the Blackhawks (24-26-8) Saturday, February 17 at 8:30 p.m. ET in Chicago.
WHAT CHANNEL IS THE CAPITALS-BLACKHAWKS GAME ON?
The Capitals-Blackhawks game will be broadcast on NBC Sports Washington. Coverage kicks off with Capitals FaceOff at 7:30 p.m. followed by Caps GameTime at 8:00 p.m. Stay with NBC Sports Washington for Caps Extra following the game, Caps Overtime at 11:30 p.m. and Caps in 30 at 12:30 a.m. for all your postgame coverage. (NBC Sports Washington channel Finder)
7:30 p.m. — Caps FaceOff
8:00 p.m. — Caps GameTime
8:30 p.m. — Capitals at Blackhawks
11:00 p.m. — Caps Extra
11:30 p.m. — Caps Overtime
12:30 a.m. — Caps in 30
WHAT ARE THE PROJECTED LINES FOR THE CAPITALS-BLACKHAWKS GAME?
Here are the projected lines for the Caps-Blackhawks game:
Alex Ovechkin - Nicklas Backstrom - Tom Wilson
Alex Chiasson - Evgeny Kuznetsov - T.J. Oshie
Brett Connolly - Lars Eller - Andre Burakovsky
Chandler Stephenson - Jay Beagle - Devante Smith-Pelly
Christian Djoos - John Carlson
Dmitry Orlov - Matt Niskanen
Brooks Orpik - Madison Bowey
Braden Holtby starts with Philipp Grubauer as backup
Scratches: Jakub Vrana, Taylor Chorney
WHERE CAN I STREAM THE CAPITALS-BLACKHAWKS GAME?
The Capitals-Blackhawks game, as well as Caps GameTime and Caps Extra, is available to stream live here through NBC Sports Washington's live stream page and is available to authenticated NBC Sports Washington subscribers on desktops, tablets, mobile devices and connected TVs anywhere in the United States.
The game is also available to stream, along with all the pregame and postgame shows, on fuboTV (try for free).
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