Beal’s career-high 42 points lead Wizards over Suns, 106-101

Bradley Beal, Devin Booker

WASHINGTON (AP) Bradley Beal scored a career-high 42 points and John Wall shook off an awful shooting night with seven key points down the stretch as the Washington Wizards beat the Phoenix Suns 106-101 on Monday.

Beal, who scored 34 points in Saturday’s loss to Miami, had nine in the first quarter, seven in the second, 12 in the third and 14 in the fourth. He shot 14 for 22 and hit five of his 10 3-point attempts.

Wall, who also scored 34 on Saturday, finished with 18 this time. He shot just 6 for 24 but converted a three-point play with 1:08 remaining to give Washington a 102-101 lead. Wall added a jumper with 38.1 seconds to go and two free throws with 21.2 seconds left.