Wizards' Beal out 1 week with hamstring strain

by Gordon Dixon - Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal will be sidelined for at least the next three games due to a hamstring strain.

Bradley Beal out at least one week with hamstring strain 8:43 PM ET ESPN News Services Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal will miss the next three games due to a right hamstring strain, the team announced on Monday. Beal suffered the injury in the first quarter of Sunday's loss to the Los Angeles Lakers . He sat on the bench after an early substitution, talked with a trainer, then went to the locker room and did not return to the court. An MRI on Monday revealed the strain. He will be re-evaluated in one week. The Wizards travel to Chicago on Wednesday and Indiana on Friday before returning home to host the LA Clippers on Saturday. Beal, 29, is averaging 22.9 points and 5.4 assists while shooting a career-high 52% from the field this season. The Associated Press contributed to this story.