Beal to miss next 2 games for Wizards with sprained wrist

January 31, 2022 GMT
Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal (3) drives to the basket ahead of Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant (12) in the second half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 29, 2022, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)
Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal (3) drives to the basket ahead of Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant (12) in the second half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 29, 2022, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)
Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal (3) drives to the basket ahead of Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant (12) in the second half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 29, 2022, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)
Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal (3) drives to the basket ahead of Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant (12) in the second half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 29, 2022, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)
Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal (3) drives to the basket ahead of Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant (12) in the second half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 29, 2022, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bradley Beal is expected to miss the next two games for the Washington Wizards after spraining his left wrist.

The Wizards updated Beal’s status Monday. He was injured in the third quarter at Memphis on Saturday.

Washington plays at Milwaukee on Tuesday and at Philadelphia on Wednesday. The team said Beal’s status beyond those two games will be updated after further evaluation.

Beal is averaging 23.2 points per game this season. He missed time earlier in the month after entering health and safety protocols.

The Wizards have lost five straight and have fallen all the way out of playoff position after winning 10 of their first 13 games this season.

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