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Michael Beasley scores 59 pts in Chinese All-Star game

Remember Michael Beasley? You now, the guy who played with the Heat and was picked No. 2 overall in the 2008 draft? Well, he resurfaced and is playing overseas in the Chinese Basketball Association and recently was named the MVP of the CBA All-Star game after dropping 59 points in the win. Nothing like a game where absolutely no defense is played for Beasley to shine. The post...
Via Crossover Chronicles
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Going to China Help Resurrect Michael Beasley’s Career?

It was reported today that 25 year old Michael Beasley left the Memphis Grizzlies training camp to sign a 1 year deal with the Shanghai Sharks in the China Basketball Association. This comes months after trying to shop around for a position on other teams throughout the league. He put up ridiculous numbers in just 1 season at Kansas State before being drafted 2nd behind Derrick Rose...
Via The Front Office News
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Memphis Grizzlies season preview: Team projections

Welcome to part two of our three part season preview of the Memphis Grizzlies. Last time we took at the Grizzlies’ current roster, which has seen some changes since last week (notably former #2 overall pick Michael Beasley leaving Memphis for China). In this week’s article, we’ll take a look at how the team could fare this year in the Southwest Division and in the Western Conference...
Via isportsweb.com
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Beasley Is Latest NBA Player To Play In Asia

The Memphis Grizzlies waived power forward Michael Beasley (above) yesterday — a former No. 2 overall pick from Kansas State who played for...
Via Athlon Sports
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Michael Beasley Steps Away From NBA, Signing With China Team

The former no. 2 overall draft pick from Kansas State, Michael Beasley has yet to find the superstar rhyme we’ve all hoped. After signing a non-guaranteed contract with the Memphis Grizzles for a final roster pickup, and just like that reports surface of Beasley getting waived. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports reports via Twitter: The former No. 2 overall NBA draft pick from...
Via Basketball Bicker
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Michael Beasley Steps Away From NBA, Signing With China

Michael Beasley The former No. 2 overall NBA draft pick from Kansas State, Michael Beasley, has yet to find the superstar form we’ve all hoped he would. Beasley is now walking away from the NBA to join the China Basketball League. After signing a non-guaranteed contract with the Memphis Grizzles for a final roster pickup, just like that, reports surface of Beasley getting waived...
Via Basketball Bicker
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Beasley To Play in China

Fresh out of the Grizzlies Media Office: The Memphis Grizzlies have waived Michael Beasley. Beasley had reportedly been ill over the past few days and did not make the preseason road trip with the team to Wisconsin & tonight’s game with the Houston Rockets. So then, while I’m digesting that semi-disappointing bit of news . . . Adrian Wojnarowski at Yahoo Sports reports that...
Via Grit, Grind, GRIZZ!
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Memphis Grizzlies waive forward Michael Beasley

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) The Memphis Grizzlies have waived forward Michael Beasley, who had signed a non-guaranteed contract with the team last month. The Grizzlies announced the move Thursday in a team release. Beasley, 25, was the No. 2 overall pick in the 2008 NBA draft after a stellar freshman season with Kansas State. The 6-foot-9 forward owns career averages of 13.2 points, 4.9...
Via AP on Fox
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Beasley leaves the NBA for Shanghai Sharks

Beasley has decided to take his talents to China Former No. 2 overall pick in the 2008 draft, Michael Beasley, has left Memphis Grizzlies’ training camp to play overseas. Beasley, the former Kansas State star, is headed to China on a one-year deal to play with for the Shanghai Sharks for considerably more money. Making the Grizzlies roster was not a sure thing for Beasley and...
Via Pass The Pill
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Beasley Leaves Grizzlies, Signs Deal In China

Many NBA experts predicted that Michael Beasley would be unable to handle the rigours of the Memphis Grizzlies style of Play, and now they can all rejoice in being correct. Michael Beasley has reportedly left Grizzlies training camp, signing what is likely a guaranteed deal in China with Yao Ming’s Shanhai Sharks according to Adrian Wojnarowski. Michael Beasley is leaving Memphis...
Via Thacover2
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Beasley To Sign With Shanghai Sharks

Michael Beasley has agreed upon a deal with the Shanghai Sharks of China. Beasley was previously on a camp deal with the Memphis Grizzlies.
Via RealGM
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Come One, Come All: The Most Intriguing Training Camp Auditions

Now that teams are starting up their training camps, that means we’ve just passed that end-of-August/beginning-of-September dead zone in the NBA calendar. This is the time when, with just about all of the appealing free agents taken off the market, teams extend non-guaranteed contracts for players to come to training camp. These are low-risk, high-reward moves for the teams...
Via The Sports Post
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Can Michael Beasley Find His Rhythm With The Grizzlies?

Michael Beasley took the world of basketball by storm in 2007. He was a freshman at Kansas State University and completely dominated during his rookie campaign. He was named an AP All-American, National Freshman of the Year and Big 12 Player of the Year. He was a wing player with... The post Can Michael Beasley Find His Rhythm With The Grizzlies? appeared first on Hoops-Nation.
Via Hoops-Nation
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Grizzlies eager to see what Michael Beasley brings

The Memphis Grizzlies see all reward with no risk in giving Michael Beasley, the second overall draft selection in 2008, a chance to show them what he can do during training camp. General manager Chris Wallace says Beasley is one of six guys in training camp with a chance to show the Grizzlies what they've got and they'll see where this goes. Wallace says there's no depth chart for...
Via AP on Fox
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Media Day Spotlight: Michael Beasley

The conundrum known as Michael Beasley can be summed up in two statements: Seven years ago, Michael Beasley was the #2 pick in the NBA draft, a rising star. Today, he is competing on a non guaranteed contract for a roster spot that the Grizzlies just might not fill at all. For whatever reasons, the promise of Beasley’s potential has gone unfulfilled — maybe it was general knuckleheadedness...
Via Grit, Grind, GRIZZ!
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Grizzlies sign veteran free-agent forward Michael Beasley

  The Memphis Grizzlies say free-agent forward Michael Beasley is among several additions to their training-camp roster. Beasley, the No. 2 overall pick in the 2008 draft, averaged 7.9 points, 3.1 rebounds and 15.1 minutes while playing 55 games last season with the Miami Heat. The Grizzlies announced the addition of the 25-year-old Beasley on Thursday. Beasley, who is 6-foot-9...
Via AP on Fox
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Grizzlies sign free-agent forward Michael Beasley

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) The Memphis Grizzlies say free-agent forward Michael Beasley is among several additions to their training-camp roster. Beasley, the No. 2 overall pick in the 2008 draft, averaged 7.9 points, 3.1 rebounds and 15.1 minutes while playing 55 games last season with the Miami Heat. The Grizzlies announced the addition of the 25-year-old Beasley on Thursday. Beasley...
Via AP on Fox
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Beasley Working Out For Spurs

Michael Beasley is working out for the San Antonio Spurs this week. Beasley had workouts for several teams this offseason, including two with the Los Angeles Lakers, but he remains a free agent. Beasley spent last season with the Miami Heat. The Spurs have an open roster spot as they continue to be unable to sign restricted free agent Aron Baynes.
Via RealGM
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers Rumors: Signing Michael Beasley still “a possibility”

With NBA training camps getting underway in just a few weeks’ time, Michael Beasley is still searching for a new team. However, one thing’s for sure: Beasley won’t be returning to the Miami Heat. According to Barry Jackson from the Miami Herald, the Heat are not looking to re-sign Beasley, whom they selected with the second overall pick in 2008. The Heat later traded the Kansas...
Via Lakerholicz.com
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers Rumors: LA works out Michael Beasley again

Failing to land Carmelo Anthony or LeBron James this summer, the Los Angeles Lakers have turned to cheaper alternatives to upgrade this roster. The latest signing could be former Miami Heat forward Michael Beasley.Image By Keith Allison, via Wikimedia CommonsAccording to Alex Kennedy:"I'm told that Michael Beasley had a second workout with the Los Angeles Lakers today. We'll...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Rumors: Michael Beasley To Los Angeles Lakers?

Michael Beasley could be moving from South Beach to the sands of Los Angeles — Mandator Credit: Lynne Sladky Two times a charm? If so, Michael Beasley is in luck. On wednesday, he visited with the Los Angeles Lakers for a second time in the course of a month. The increased interest could mean good things for the former Miami Heat small forward. I’m told that Michael Beasley had...
Via The Sports Journal
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers Rumors: Team work out seven free agents including Dexter Pittman, Greg Stiemsma, Toney Douglas

It appears that the Los Angeles Lakers didn’t just work out Michael Beasley on Wednesday. According to Sam Amick from USA Today, the purple and gold also held workouts for Dexter Pittman, Greg Stiemsma, Daniel Orton, Bobby Brown, Toney Douglas, Ben Hansbrough and Malcolm Lee. Pittman and Douglas, like Beasley, are former Miami Heat players, while Bobby Brown has only played sparingly...
Via Lakerholicz.com
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers Rumors: Team workout Michael Beasley for second time

Could a Michael Beasley signing be imminent? According to Alex Kennedy from Basketball Insiders, Beasley had his second workout with the Lakers today. The 25-year-old also worked out for the purple and gold at the end of July. I'm told that Michael Beasley had a second workout with the Los Angeles Lakers today. We'll see if the Lakers sign him.— Alex Kennedy (@AlexKennedyNBA)...
Via Lakerholicz.com
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Heat Unlikely to Add Beasley Due to Several Issues

Recent reports, in particular one from Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald, suggest that the Miami Heat are not interested in bringing back free agent forward Michael Beasley from last season. Beasley has been a fan favorite for quite some time now, however his tumultuous career off the court has left many teams wary during free agency. The Heat have actually already given up Beasley’s...
Via Heat Nation
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Heat Rumors: Heat Interested in Jordan Crawford

After learning that the Miami Heat are targeting Leandro Barbosa — most likely to solidify the backup position behind Dwyane Wade — it looks as if the Heat are after another guard that could potentially lift some weight off of Wade’s shoulders. According to Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald, “The Heat is serious about adding another shooting guard and a big man if it can...
Via Heat Nation
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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