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Bradley Beal returns to practice, responds to tweets regarding his “injury proneness”

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Beal wants you all to know that he isn’t trying to get injured.

Washington Wizards Media Day Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images

Bradley Beal got a concussion earlier this week and had to sit out practice on Thursday. He returned on Saturday when the Wizards hosted their last day of training camp at VCU in Richmond:

During practice, he was in midseason form according to J. Michael of CSN Mid Atlantic:

After practice, he gave a possible reason as to why he looked like a man possessed to Candace Buckner of The Washington Post. Beal looked at Twitter, and used some negative tweets as bulletin board material to make the haters eat crow:

In fairness to Beal, it’s true that the man himself doesn’t want to be injured. No one does. And it’s a good thing to see that he finished training camp on a high note.

But the unfortunate reality is that Beal has a track record of missing practice and games because of injuries. I’m happy that his lower right leg is fine at the moment.

In regard to his concussion, this wasn’t Beal’s first. It was his second this calendar year since colliding with Celtics guard Marcus Smart last January. Concussions can happen at anytime to anyone. But it’s not fun to see that happen twice to the same player within a year.

All in all, the good news is that Beal is back in action. Let’s hope that the injury bug is fully behind him now so we can put this “Brad is injury prone” narrative to rest.