Found July 05, 2012 on Gridiron Grit:
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...

Report: Beasley to sign with Suns

Michael Beasley has reportedly agreed to sign with the Phoenix Suns. The former No. 2 overall pick will be with his third team.

AP: Suns, Beasley agree to 3-year deal

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...

Suns' Beasley says pot issues in past

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...

Former Wolves F Beasley signs with Phoenix

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Brandon Roy has reportedly signed with the Timberwolves

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...

Minnesota Timberwolves sign Roy, agree to deal with Batum

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Brandon Roy will come back with Minnesota

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...
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