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NBA 2022: Bradley Beal passes the Wizards’ $36.4 million and becomes the biggest fish in free agency

La NBA free agency It looked to be one of the most decaffeinated in recent years, but the waters stirred on Wednesday, with the sum of a big shot:


La NBA free agency It looked to be one of the most decaffeinated in recent years, but the waters stirred on Wednesday, with the sum of a big shot: Bradley Beal.

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the escort declined his one-year, $36.4 million option to return one more season with the Washington Wizardsas announced by his agent to various media in the United States, opting to test the waters of free agency.

The deadline to activate contract options is Wednesday, with the free agency starting June 30 at 6:00 PM ET. Next summer, stars like LeBron James, James Harden, Russell Westbrook, Kyrie Irving, Khris Middleton, Kevin Love, Kristaps Porzingis, Nikola Jokic and Andrew Wiggins will be free agents, so many teams are preparing to go to market in 2023, since this campaign Deandre Ayton, Zach LaVine and Jalen Brunson are the top free agentsBut no one has the resume and accomplishments of Beal, who turned 29 on Tuesday and played his first 10 NBA seasons with the Wizards, who drafted him with the 3rd overall pick in the 2012 Draft.

A three-time All Star and 2021 Third Team All-Star, Beal is averaging 22.1 points, 4.1 rebounds and 4.2 assists in his career. He comes from a year down in scoring (23.2) after being the second leading scorer (31.3) in 2021, behind only Stephen Curry’s 32.0.

Washington has only qualified for the Playoffs in one of the last four seasons. In 2022 they finished in 12th position in the East, with 35-47, six games out of the Play In position. were made with Kristaps Porzingis at the last trade deadline, but Beal would look to get to a team with more options to be a contender.

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