He leads the NBA in points per touch and led the Miami Heat in scoring in the second quarter of Saturday night's 111-110 loss to the Boston Celtics at AmericanAirlines Arena.
But what might matter most is Michael Beasley apparently also leads the Heat in patience.
With 10 points on 5-of-7 shooting in 8 minutes, 17 seconds during Saturday's second quarter, it might have been natural for the skilled forward to expect more than that a single stint. But when he was added on a non-guaranteed, veteran-minimum contract for this reunion tour, it was with the mutual agreement of no guarantees.
So after sitting out Saturday's second half, Beasley chose his words cautiously.
"Got to be grown about it," he said. "You can't sit here and complain. Because when I do that, they say I'm cancerous to my team. We've got a lot of players on this team that should play a lot of minutes.
So he takes what is allotted, maximizes his possibilities. In his two appearances this season, Beasley, per the NB...