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Bradley Beal's desire to win with the team that drafted him played a major role in his decision to stay.
Appearing on Chris Haynes' Posted Up podcast, Beal explained why he signed an extension with the Washington Wizards.
"Honestly, I thought that was kind of the easy way out," Beal said.
"It'll feel more meaningful and powerful knowing that I grinded it out doing it in D.C.