Steph vs. Beal NBA scoring race comes down to finale

Bradley Beal Steph Curry

Washington Wizards star Bradley Beal is returning from a strained hamstring for his team's regular-season finale Sunday, with his race against Steph Curry for the NBA's scoring title on the line.

Curry enters the day as the NBA's leading scorer, averaging 31.8 points per game. Beal is averaging 31.4.

Beal's Wizards tip off first at 10 a.m. PT, and Curry and the Warriors take the court at 12:30 p.m. Each player hopes to secure the No. 8 seed for his team in their respective conference.

Here's what Beal needs to do to pass Curry.

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Steph's 31.8 points per game is a new career high. It's more than his 30.1 when he was named unanimous NBA MVP, or his 23.8 points per game when he won his first MVP.

With play-in seeding and a scoring title on the line, it all comes down to this for Curry and Beal.

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