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On June 26, 2008, Michael Beasley was taken with the second overall pick by the Miami Heat, who had finished that year with a putrid 15-67 record.
Despite putting up starter-worthy numbers, Beasley has never quite met the expectations that many had for him coming out of Kansas State, where he earned 26 double-doubles in his Freshman year.
Beasley only wound up playing two years in Miami. There’s a great chance he would have remained with the Heat, had they not signed both Chris Both and LeBron James to huge contracts.
After signing James and Bosh, the Heat traded Beasley in exchange for second-round picks in 2011 and 2014. It was believed that Beasley was traded, purely to rid Miami of his contract.
Beasley— like Miami, only spent two years with Minnesota. While he was tremendous in his first season, averaging 19.2 points, 5.6 rebounds and 2.2 assists, Beasley’s numbers dropped in his second year.
Beasley posted career lows in nearly every category during the 2011-2012 season. He sa...
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Michael Beasley has reportedly agreed to sign with the Phoenix Suns. The former No. 2 overall pick will be with his third team.
A person familiar with the situation says free agent forward Michael Beasley has agreed to a three-year, $18 million deal with the Phoenix Suns.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity because deals can't be announced until July 11. Beasley, the second overall pick in the 2008 draft out of Kansas State, averaged 15.1 points per game in his four NBA seasons, two with Miami...
Michael Beasley says his marijuana issues are a thing of the past, that he's ready to show the Phoenix Suns that their support for him is warranted.
The 6-foot-10 forward signed a three-year, $18 million contract with Phoenix on Friday, then faced questions about his past head-on at a news conference.
''I realize 10 minutes of feeling good is not really worth putting...
PHOENIX (AP) -- The Phoenix Suns are off and running in their roster makeover to face life after Steve Nash.
On the same night the team sent their two-time MVP point guard to the Los Angeles Lakers for four draft picks in a sign-and-trade deal, they reacquired his former backup, Goran Dragic, and reached an agreement to sign forward Michael Beasley. Dragic's deal is for 30...
The Minnesota Timberwolves have been one of the most under the radar teams in the NBA ever since Kevin Garnett took his talents to Boston. A team that once had high hopes for a championship has since plumetted to the bottom ranks of the NBA, toiling in obscurity and flirting with utter and complete disaster. However, this past season was the first season since Garnett’s departure...
MINNEAPOLIS -- Brandon Roy is starting his comeback with the Minnesota Timberwolves. A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that the former All-Star guard has agreed to terms on a two-year, $10.4 million deal to join the Wolves next season. The person requested anonymity because the news has not been officially announced. The former Portland guard retired...
According to The Oregonian's Jason Quick, Roy reached an agreement on Thursday night with the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Brandon Roy has come to a verbal agreement with Minnesota according to a person in Roy's family— Jason Quick (@jwquick) July 6, 2012
Hoops World's Alex Kennedy went so far as to provide contract details.
Brandon Roy's decision came down...
Needing depth and an up-grade in talent on the wing, the Minnesota Timberwolves have looked west to sign former Portland Blazers shooting guard Brandon Roy and agree to an offer sheet with restricted free agent Nicolas Batum.
Batum’s agreement with Minnesota is reportedly a four year deal worth $45-50 million but new Blazers’ GM Neil Olshey has been adament that the team will...
Looks as if the Portland Trailblazers may lose another player as Nicolas Batum has verbally agreed to the terms of a four-year $45 million offer sheet by the Minnesota Timberwolves via ESPN. Restricted free agent Nicolas Batum has agreed to terms on an offer sheet with the Timberwolves and is hoping the Portland Trail Blazerseither [...]
The Wolves considered offering Derrick Williams and Martell Webster to the Blazers in a sign-and-trade to ensure they would land Nicolas Batum.
The Brandon Roy comeback is going to happen. And it's going to happen with the Minnesota Timberwolves
Brandon Roy has come to a verbal agreement with Minnesota according to a person in Roy's family
— Jason Quick (@jwquick) July 6, 2012
Yep, it's happening.
The details of the contract aren't out yet, but this thing is happening. And it was easily predictable...