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Beal ready to max out for Wizards after 5-year, $128M deal

Washington's Bradley Beal understands the expectations that come with signing a five-year, $128 million contract.

The Wizards' guard rattled off a list of responsibilities during a press conference on Wednesday, one day after officially re-signing with Washington.

"They made a commitment to me... making me a max player," said Beal, flanked by Wizards owner Ted Leonsis, team president Ernie Grunfeld and coach Scott Brooks.

Those responsibilities include "being a leader of the team, being a great guy in the community. ... and being a better teammate."

The No. 3 overall draft pick out of Florida in 2012, Beal averaged 17.4 points in 55 games...