The free agency and the exchange market National Basketball Association (NBA) ahead of the 2022-23 season it is and will be very disputed. One of those who could become a free agent, and who would be extremely coveted, would be Bradley Beal.
The player who plays escort in Washington Wizards has been in limbo for some time not knowing whether to remain faithful to a franchise in which you seem to have little chance of winning anything, or go somewhere to fight for a ring. His comfort with the Wizards makes the decision difficult.
The Florida product was selected in the 2012 NBA Draft and has spent all 10 of his seasons in the league in Washington. He has earned three selections to the All-Star game, and one to the All-NBA teams. His scoring, however, dipped considerably last season, after finishing second in season scoring two years in a row.
He finished 2021-22 with 23.2 points, 6.6 assists and 4.7 rebounds in 40 games, 30% from the triple, the worst mark of his career. Now, the 28-year-old has decided his future in the league, and it seems his choice is to stay in the nation’s capital.
Bradley Beal stays with the Wizards
According to Adrian Wojnarowski, a journalist for ESPN, the star will decline his player option for next seasonand thus be able to sign a new contract that will bind him to the franchise for five years and $248 million dollars.