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Wizards now 4-0 at home with win over Orlando

The Wizards continue to roll at home with big production from the second unit. Meanwhile, Bradley Beal is aiming to play in Friday's nationally televised game against the Cleveland Cavaliers.

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1. Wizards beat Magic, 98-93

It was a team effort, as the bench scored 48 of the team's 98 points against Orlando. Not only did they score, but they hit very timely buckets in this one. This was especially true for Otto Porter and Rasual Butler, who kept the Magic at bay despite their furious late-game rally.

I also want to throw this beautiful stat out there, too.

Recaps from the Wizards' win:

Bullets Forever

Comcast SportsNet

Wiz of Awes

The Washington Post

CBS Sports

From the Magic perspective:

Orlando Sentinel

FOX Sports Florida

2. Bradley Beal hopeful to play Friday vs. Cleveland

Beal will practice fully with the team on Monday for the first time since breaking his left wrist in an Oct. 10 preseason game. How it feels afterwards will dictate when he is able to suit up for the first time this season.

Friday's matchup against the Cavaliers marks exactly six weeks since his October 12 surgery that had a timetable of approximately six weeks. Beal is aiming to make that his first game back.

While it would be great to see Beal on the court as soon as possible -- and his return would be even sweeter if it were to happen at home against the Cavaliers on national television -- it looks like the Wizards training staff are playing this right by waiting to see how he reacts before giving a clear-cut return date.

He looks pretty darn comfortable catching and dribbling with that left hand here, though.

3. Wizards have the magic touch early on

The team is off to its best start since 1974-75. For a team that has been on the rise, they have certainly created some nice buzz for themselves around the NBA community in the early going. They more than held the fort with Beal recovering from his injury, and his expected return should come right as the schedule begins to heat up for the Wizards. How he gels with his backcourt mate and the rest of his teammates will be the only question, though something tells me it'll be just fine.

4. Martell Webster's back is feeling good

Here's the latest on Webster and his current back injury.

The Wizards are really on a roll when Webster is feeling good, Beal is on the verge of returning to the court, and the last player to make the team, playing in their absences, is playing a huge role off the bench as of late just when Garrett Temple's hot shooting is cooling off.

5. Hear from the team

Glenn Consor with Andre Miller

John Wall

Kris Humphries

Paul Pierce

Otto Porter

Randy Wittman