Found March 24, 2012 on That NBA Lottery Pick:

For most NBA players, the NBA trade deadline is a tumultuous time but it appears that Minnesota Timberwolves forward Michael Beasley took it in stride.

Beasley was rumored to be traded from the Timberwolves but instead about worrying about it, Beasley decided to just pig out and watch cartoons:
What was Wolves forward Michael Beasley doing in those final minutes before Thursday's trade deadline when his fate was decided and the Wolves turned down a trade offer that would have sent him to the Lakers?

"I know exactly what I was doing: I watching Fanboy and Chum Chum, eating pizza, French fries and lemonade," he said, referring to a Nickelodeon cartoon and some of his favorite foods.
(Courtesy of Minneapolis Star Tribune)

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