Bradley Beal's right leg injury-- originally called hamstring tightness -- has turned out to be just that following an MRI Thursday morning, CSNmidatlantic.com was told by league sources.The Wizards will list him as questionable for Friday's game vs. the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Beal went down in the third quarter of a 118-93 rout of the Boston Celtics on Wednesday. He only lasted 11 minutes -- played just seven in the first half -- with three points. He slipped on a wet spot while battling Marcus Smart for the ball and fell awkwardly.
He was able to walk off the court without assistance and said after the game that he felt much better and was optimistic about not missing any time.
The Wizards, however, are more diligent than ever when it comes to managing their players' health after a disastrous 2015-16 season. They're not just focused on treating the injury, but the potential referral injuries. How that impacts the decision if Beal is physically able to play is unknown.
Beal has had a long injury history going into his fifth NBA season with his lower right leg and ankle.
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