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Bradley Beal’s 2016-17 Season in Review

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Bradley Beal worked tirelessly in the summer of 2016 to get his body and game ready for his fifth NBA season. After signing a long-term contract before the offseason, Beal knew expectations would be higher for him entering the 2016-17 season.

His preparation and his determination to stay healthy led to a career season. Beal scored 23.1 points per game, up 5.7 points per game from his previous career-high. He would end the season shooting career-highs 48.2% from the field and 82.5% from the free throw line, as well as 40.4% from 3-point, his second-best 3-point clip of his career. Beal joined Kevin Durant and Vince Carter to be one of three players in NBA history 23 years old or younger to average 23.0 points or better and shoot above 40 percent from 3-point range.

Beal also elevated his playmaking in 2016-17, increasing his assists per game to a career-high 3.5 while continuing to control the ball with only two turnovers per game. His 3-point shooting was still elite, as he set the franchise single-season 3-pointer record by making 223 triples in the season, passing Gilbert Arenas’ mark of 205 (done twice, 2004-05 and 2006-07). Beal was one of 11 Washington players in team history to have four 40+ point efforts in a season, the first since Arenas had nine in 2006-07. He was one of 12 players this season to have four 40+ point efforts (one of four in the East). He had 52 games of 20+ points this season, the most he has had in his career (22 in 2013-14 and 2015-16).

The Panda not only became an elite shooter but also one of the East’s top scorers, finishing tied for eighth with John Wall in the East at 23.1 points per game. Beal continued to grow his midrange and 3-point shooting game, but also demonstrated an impressive bounce when he put the ball on the floor. He became a solid finisher around the rim and a creative scorer when his team needed him most.

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Wizards get Troy Brown in first round of NBA Draft

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The Wizards selected Troy Brown, Jr. with the 15th pick overall in the 2018 NBA Draft.

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‘Baby Daddy’ Father’s Day Card Featuring a Black Couple Slammed by Shoppers

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“Baby Daddy” is a term used to refer to a man who is the father of a woman’s child whom she did not marry. American Greetings, the world’s biggest producer of greeting cards, decided to create cards for Father’s Day with a “Baby Daddy” theme and feature a silhouette of a Black man and woman.

President and Chief Executive Officer John W. Beeder, who began his position in April, leads American Greetings, headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio. Beeder is at the helm of an all-white executive leadership team.

The inside of the “Baby Daddy” card says, “You’re a wonderful husband and father — and I’m so grateful to have you as my partner, my friend, and my baby daddy! Happy Father’s Day.”

However, it was the only card that featured a Black couple, inferring that “Baby Daddy” status is particular to Black men.

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