Wizards fall to the Grizzlies despite Beal’s big night


Posted Thu, Feb 20, 2014

MEMPHIS, Tenn.- Washington Wizard’s, Shooting Guard, Bradley Beal, was  human volcano Tuesday night. The second year guard showcased a career night in scoring with 37 points on 15-24 shooting in a losing effort.

Nick Calathes and fellow teammate Marc Gasol contributed 18 points each, and the Memphis Grizzlies survived Beal’s career night to defeat the Wizards 92-89 Tuesday Night despite missing there star point guard Mike Conley Jr. for sixth straight time this season.

The Grizzlies had big night from Zach Randolph who had 13 points and 10 rebounds, but only shot 4-11 from field. Teammates Courtney Lee and James Johnson pick up the slack by scoring 13 points apiece respectively for the Grizzlies.

Along with Beal, the Wizards got a punch from Nene who finished with 17 points on 7-13 shooting. They also got 10 points from both Trevor Ariza and Marcin Gortat but it wasn’t enough for their team to win. According to ESPN, the Wizards have lost nine straight in the Volunteer State since 2003.

Washington’s John Wall was cold a as an iceberg as he ended the game with season low of 5 points while shooting 2 of 10 from the field.  John Wall came into the game leading his team with 20 points per game.

About Dylan Palm-Trujillo

Dylan Palm-Trujillo is a Freelance Writer/Photographer for the Metropolitan and Metro Post -Telegraph. He has had work published by Westword Denver and Johnstown Breeze while being a student at Metro. Moreover, he has done a PR internship as well as a reporting Internship. Further, he is a Metro State Student currently studying Convergent Journalism and expects to graduate in the fall of 2015.

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