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The Washington Wizards wasted no time in locking up shooting guard Bradley Beal, agreeing to a five-year maximum contract worth $128 million not long after the free agent markets opening bell Friday. Tyler Glasnow Jersey .The sides started talks as soon as possible, just after midnight Eastern, and moved quickly to wrap things up in the morning, agent Mark Bartelstein said. The deal cannot be signed until the free agent moratorium ends on July 7.Beal averaged 17.4 points in his fourth season for the Wizards. He has teamed with John Wall to form one of the most dynamic young backcourts in the NBA but has had difficulty staying healthy. Beal has never played more than 70 games in a season and has been bothered by stress fractures in his right leg throughout his career.He played in only 55 games with 35 starts during Washingtons disappointing 2015-16 season. But he just turned 23 and the Wizards are banking on his ability to put those injuries behind him as they try to push back into the playoff field in the Eastern Conference.The Wizards have designs on landing some other big names on the free agent market, so Beals deal will not be signed until Washington knows who else will be coming from outside the organization. The Wizards have so-called Bird Rights on Beal, meaning they can go over the salary cap -- expected to be around $94 million -- to keep him. The clause in the collective bargaining agreement, named after Larry Bird, gives teams an advantage in retaining players.The deal makes Beal the highest paid player on the Wizards by a wide margin, but Wall didnt seem to have any gripes about that off the top.Congrats to my lil bro (at)RealDealBeal23, Wall tweeted Friday. Now everything on u lol...Welcome back !!One player the Wizards wont be getting is the prize of the class: Kevin Durant. Earlier in the spring there was some hope in Washington that Durant would choose to leave Oklahoma City and come home to the D.C. area to join Wall and the rest of a team that appeared to be on the rise just two seasons ago. But it became apparent as the summer dragged on that Durant was not interested in a homecoming, so the Wizards are continuing their plan to build around that dynamic backcourt with a new coach in Scott Brooks.When Beal is healthy, he brings a scoring touch from the perimeter to complement Walls quickness and penetration at point guard. Beal is a career 39.7 percent shooter from 3-point range and also has shown the ability to create his own shot and the versatility to play with the starting unit or come off the bench to provide instant offense.Washington was one of the bigger disappointments in the league last season, going 41-41 and missing the playoffs in the muddled Eastern Conference a year after winning 46 games and advancing to the conference semifinals.The Wizards made the switch from Randy Wittman to Brooks, but Beals ability to stay healthy and productive will prove critical to their plans of bouncing back next season.Yahoo Sports first reported the agreements completion. Ivan Nova Jersey . Thats not a comment on the suspension that banished the Portland Winterhawks general manager and coach from his Western Hockey League teams bench for most of the 2012-13 season. Roberto Clemente Jersey . Bryzgalov stopped 25 shots on Saturday in the Oklahoma City Barons 4-1 victory over the Abbotsford Heat. The Oilers signed Bryzgalov to a one-year $2 million contract last Friday after shedding payroll by dealing defenceman Ladislav Smid to the Flames. http://www.piratesrookiestore.com/ . All of the scoring came in the final 20:04. Lucic scored on a power play at 15:46 of the third period, when he tipped a shot over Stars goalie Kari Lehtonen for a 3-1 lead. SAN FRANCISCO -- Madison Bumgarner will pitch his All-Star Game two days before his National League teammates Sunday when he leads the San Francisco Giants against the Arizona Diamondbacks in the final game of the traditional first half of the baseball season.Making padding the clubs best-in-baseball win total a higher priority than a chance for the staff ace to pitch in Tuesdays nationally televised exhibition of the stars, Giants manager Bruce Bochy broke the news to Bumgarner on Wednesday.Your priority is here, the veteran manager explained earlier this week. You want these guys to have a chance to pitch in the (All-Star Game). But youre here to win and maybe win a championship.You cant change your rotation around so they can pitch in it.In fact, Bochy has done the opposite. He has fiddled with his rotation this week to push Bumgarner ahead of schedule, assuring he would miss Tuesdays showcase.The Giants took advantage of Thursdays day off to skip right-hander Albert Suarez in the rotation. If Bochy hadnt made the move, Bumgarners next scheduled start wouldnt have been until the Giants first game after the All-Star Game next Friday.That said, the four-day break will allow Bumgarner to pitch both Sunday and next Friday.Bochy followed the same script in 2014, pitching Bumgarner on the Sunday before the All-Star Game and again in the first game after the break. He won both games, 8-4 over the Diamondbacks and 9-1 at Miami.In between, he was ineligible to pitch in the All-Star Game, handing his spot over to teammate Tim Hudson.This time, Bartolo Colon of the New York Mets will take the place of Bumgarner, who will nonetheless suit up for the ggame and be a part of the pregame introductions. Jordy Mercer Jersey. The Giants were in a much tighter battle with the Los Angeles Dodgers for the NL West title in 2014. San Francisco went into the break a half-game up, only to see its rival eventually take the division by six games.Bochy had the last laugh, however. He was able to arrange his rotation so that Bumgarner could start the wild-card playoff game at Pittsburgh, which the Giants won en route to the World Series title. Bumgarner wound up being the Series Most Valuable Player.The Giants (56-33) walked off the field Saturday seven games up on the Dodgers (49-40), who hadnt taken the field for their night game against the San Diego Padres.The Dodgers have won the last three NL West titles.The Diamondbacks (38-51) are 11 games farther back, so far that theyve begun what could be a sell-off before the July 31 trade deadline.Arizona dealt closer Brad Ziegler to the Boston Red Sox during Fridays 6-2 loss to the Giants, accepting two Class A prospects in return.Even though general manager Dave Stewart assured the trade isnt the case of us throwing in the towel, manager Chip Hale admitted he understood the logic.Its just something that has to happen, he said of his last-place club, which also lost to the Giants 4-2 on Saturday. We should have played better and these things wouldnt be happening.One of just three NL teams assured of losing at least 50 games before the All-Star break, the Diamondbacks will send right-hander Archie Bradley (3-4) to the mound to duel Bumgarner. Wholesale Jerseys From China China Jerseys Wholesale Wholesale NFL Autographed Jerseys NFL Jerseys Wholesale NFL Jerseys From China Wholesale NFL Autographed Jerseys Nike NFL Jerseys China China NFL Hoodies Cheap NFL Gear Discount NFL Jerseys Cheap Stitched Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys Throwback Wholesale Jerseys From China Discount NFL Jerseys Jerseys NFL Cheap ' ' '