Bradley Beal: How John Wall and Wizards No. 1 Pick Can Make Each Other Better

October 13th, 2012 by Michael Moraitis Leave a reply »
Since joining the team as the No. 1 overall pick in the 2010 NBA Draft, John Wall hasn't had many options around him to work with, but now that the Washington Wizards have Bradley Beal, that will change.

Beal was the team's No. 1 pick in the 2012 draft. He added a much needed scoring option for a team that ranked No. 27 in points per game during the 2011-12 season.

It will no doubt take the 19-year-old time to develop into the scorer the Wizards hope he will eventually be, but Wall can certainly help that along.

Being the best player by far on Washington's roster, Wall will always command extra attention from defenders, and that helps to take a ton of pressure off his teammates. Wall's ability to drive to the basket will undoubtedly cause teams to double or triple team him, leaving other options open.

This will be a great advantage for Beal, who otherwise would be the No. 1 target to stop for opposing defenses if Wall wasn't on the team. The rookie guard should have plenty of open looks from the perimeter, so he would be wise to really wor ...

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