Second-year guard Beal was 10 for 15 from the floor, including 4 for 8 from 3-point range. His point total would have tied a career-high in the regular season.
John Wall had 13 points, eight assists, five steals and five turnovers for the Wizards (1-2).
LeBron James had 10 points for the Heat (3-1), including back-to-back dunks in the second quarter. The first was a reverse slam, and the second was a one-handed throw-down of an alley-oop pass from Chris Bosh that James celebrated with a lean-back primal scream.
Henry Abbott talks to Ben Simmons about trusting the process, 76ers coach Brett Brown, and Australians in the NBA.
Jeremy Lin did not sign a player option to remain in Charlotte next season, letting a Wednesday deadline pass which will make him an unrestricted free agent on July 2, sources say.
NBA impersonator Brandon Armstrong strikes again and this time he chooses to imitate three-time NBA champion LeBron James.