Originally written on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 11/12/14
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MINNEAPOLIS Michael Beasley sits in front of his locker, two white headphones lodged solidly in his ears as if to say, look, I'm tuning you all out.But the questions are coming, and he's firing back with answers. Those headphones are just for show, a barrier between Beasley and everything he'd rather not think about. He can hear it all, every concern levied at him about his future, every answer he provides. And no matter what anyone thinks about Beasley's expectations and self-evaluation, there's no denying that the NBA's former problem child has put a good deal of thought into what comes next.Beasley, who went from a starter to a role player after returning from a sprained foot in late January, has been coming off the bench for the Timberwolves all season while working to improve his defense. He's averaging 23.1 minutes this season, a career low and down from 32.3 in 2010-11, when he started all 73 games in which he appeared for the Timberwolves. For many players, those minutes wo...
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