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Best moments from Wizards' wild loss to Sixers, including Bradley Beal's injury scare

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Best moments from Wizards' wild loss to Sixers, including Bradley Beal's injury scare

Here are the five best plays or moments from the Wizards' 118-113 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night...

1. Bradley Beal had his worst game of the season othe night before and it was clear early in this one he was intent on bouncing back.

Beal had seven points in his first six minutes, including this dunk on a fastbreak:

Beal ended up with 21 points, but it wasn't a great night for him as you will see in a moment.

2. Ben Simmons (31 points, 18 rebounds) had a monster night and the best play he was involved in. Joel Embiid got a block and Simmons found him on the other end for a big dunk.

Yes, this is a Sixers highlight, but this play was nice:

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3. Here is the aforementioned Beal stuff. While trying to defend a fastbreak layup, Beal was caught by Jerryd Bayless' elbow and had to leave the game for an extended stretch. It was an ugly play:

4. Beal would come back and get hot from three as the Wizards mounted an impressive comeback attempt. Here he is knocking one down in the second half:

5. The Wizards made this one interesting mainly because they started fouling Simmons left and right. But the Wizards themselves scored 48 points in the fourth quarter.

Jodie Meeks had 14 points in the fourth, including this three that helped chip away at the lead:

This is a bonus clip. Embiid got a technical and Marcin Gortat's reaction was hilarious:

There were some good moments in this one, but the result was not ideal for the Wizards. They have lost five of their last seven games.

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Wizards Tipoff podcast: Beal and Porter need to step up and so does the defense

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Wizards Tipoff podcast: Beal and Porter need to step up and so does the defense

On the latest episode of the Wizards Tipoff podcast presented by Greenberg and Bederman, Chase Hughes and Chris Miller broke down the Wizards' 0-2 deficit and how Bradley Beal and Otto Porter need to play better.

They went into the potential change in the starting lineup, why the Wizards are doing so poorly on defense and the historical odds the Wizards are now up against.

You can listen to the episode right here:

You can download the podcast on Apple Podcasts right here and on Google Play. If you like the show please tell your friends!

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Drake calls Kelly Oubre a 'bum', Oubre doesn't take the bait

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Drake calls Kelly Oubre a 'bum', Oubre doesn't take the bait

One thing rapper Drake has been known for is being a very vocal sports fan, that always seems to make himself the center of attention.

He also seems to be a fan of just about any team that happens to be winning at the moment. 

He's been seen in everything from Kentucky gear at a basketball game, to Alabama and Texas A&M football apparel (seriously, just Google "Drake bandwagon fan" and take a look).

One team he's always seemed to stay loyal to though is his hometown Raptors. Especially when it comes to yelling at anyone he can on the other team.

First, it was John Wall having a back-and-forth with Drake on the court.

Now, it seems to be Kelly Oubre that gets to help Drake suck up more attention on social media. 

After C.J. Miles hit a three-pointer during the fourth quarter of Washington’s 130-119 loss Tuesday night, the cameras caught him doing what he just can't help himself from doing.

Oubre though, doesn't take it personally, even when it was pointed out to him postgame.

Maybe it's because Oubre wants to start his own fashion line, and hopes to have Drake help promote it.

Maybe it's because Oubre doesn't want to ever show up on a Drake diss track (even though he apparently deleted this tweet from a long time ago right after the game).

Or Maybe Oubre is just being the bigger man.

Either way, it's safe to say this trend will continue for Drake and whoever his next Wizards target is on the court.

Given Drake's history though, if the Wizards come back and win the series, will we see him in a Wall or Oubre jersey?

Considering all the bandwagons he's jumped on, it would surprise very few if it happened. 

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