Lakers work out Michael Beasley, 7 others

The free agency season isn't over just yet for the Los Angeles Lakers. After missing out on LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony in July, the Lakers held a free agent workout Tuesday in Los Angeles. The workout included forward Michael Beasley; big men Dexter Pittman, Greg Stiemsma, and Daniel Orton; and guards Bobby Brown, Toney Douglas, Ben Hansbrough and Malcolm Lee, a person...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Report: Heat have laundry list of reasons for not re-signing Beasley

Michael Beasley, the former No. 2 overall pick, is just 25. These should be his prime money-earning years. Instead, it’s been a rough summer for the free agent. Despite early reports of several teams holding interest, Beasley hasn’t drawn much outside of a workout with the Lakers. He remains unsigned as options that pay more than a minimum salary have nearly completely dried...
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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...
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What’s Next For Michael Beasley?

At just 25, Michael Beasley could be looking at his last shot to make it in the NBA. In theory, Michael Beasley was supposed to be great. With super athletic ability, he dominated opponents in college at just 18 years old. With physical metrics that were off the charts, he possessed a body ready to compete in the NBA. He could score from the post and facing the basket. Everything...
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Top 10 remaining free agents

With most of the major free agents choosing their destinations for the 2014/15 season and beyond, lets take a look at the best remaining free agents, and where they might land.   10. Michael Beasley Unrestricted/ Small Forward/ 6’10/ 25 Mike Beasley was surprisingly productive on his return to Miami last season. He can be a good stretch player to fill the corners and run the lanes...
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Rental car company goes after Michael Beasley's Porsche

The adventures of Michael Beasley and the long arm of the law continued Tuesday in West Hollywood, where Beas’ rented (RENTED!) Porsche 911 — with a personal stash of Air Jordans in the trunk — was seen being towed outside a hotel. Technically, the car wasn’t repossessed, because it was only a rental, but a TMZ source says Beasley rented the roadster from Hertz on July 22nd...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Sources: Lakers bring in Beasley for workout

The Los Angeles Lakers are considering signing free-agent forward Michael Beasley and brought in the six-year veteran for a workout at their El Segundo, California, practice facility Wednesday, according to multiple sources. "[Beasley] looked very good and he has been working out," one source said. "A tiny rust from layoff, but [he] did a good job." The former...
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Lakers Expressing Interest In Michael Beasley

The Los Angeles Lakers have worked out Michael Beasley earlier today, according to Dave McMenamin of ESPN, Beasley, 25, averaged a career-low 15.1 minutes per game in 55 games with the Miami Heat last season. However, he still managed to score 7.9 points per game while shooting a career-high 49.9% from the field.... The post Lakers Expressing Interest In Michael Beasley appeared...
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Lakers Rumors: Michael Beasley worked out for L.A. on Wednesday

This summer, Michael Beasley has been in LA working out with 2014 MVP Kevin Durant. According to Alex Kennedy of Basketball Insiders, multiple teams are thrilled with the maturity and resolve Beasley showed as the 11th man on the runner-up Heat last season. Michael Beasley is currently training in LA with Kevin Durant. Lakers could make sense for Beasley. He'd be a good fit...
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Will Michael Beasley Make the 2014-2015 Miami Heat Roster?

Standing nearly seven feet tall, he’s a small forward who played last season for the Miami Heat. He happens to be a solid mid-range shooter capable of knocking down shots from beyond the arc. He can take the ball to the basket and is able to finish with either hand because he’s ambidextrous. He also happens to be coming off the highest shooting campaign of his NBA career. No...
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July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Rumors: Several teams interested in Michael Beasley

Michael Beasley has certainly had his share of ups and downs in his career. The former second overall pick has seen his career, a career that once showed a lot of promise, be slowed down due to a lack of maturity. However, his potential has given him many chances, and it appears teams around the league are not ready to give up on him just yet.Several teams have expressed interest...
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July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Beasley to the Lakers?

photo credit: Keith Allison via photopin cc NBA- 25 year-old, Michael Beasley, who played for the Miami Heat this past season, is still jobless. He played college basketball for just one year before being selected 2nd overall in the 2008 NBA draft. He is considered one of the best freshmen college basketball players of his decade. Beasley is generating interests from multiple teams...
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July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Several teams interested in free agent Michael Beasley

When we last saw Michael Beasley, he was getting shots up in garbage time of Game 5 of the NBA Finals — the clincher for the Spurs, and likely Beasley’s final game as a member of the Miami Heat. Beasley was signed by Miami as a bit of a Hail Mary, on a minimum salary deal after he was waived by the Suns and when, frankly, no one else was interested. Beasley came into the league...
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July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Heat Non-Committal On Re-Signing Michael Beasley, Greg Oden

The Miami Heat have three remaining roster spots and have been non-committal with Michael Beasley and Greg Oden. The Heat cannot offer more than the veteran minimum to any remaining free agents. Jared Karnes, Beasley’s agent, said Thursday he has had more than one conversation with the Heat but “nothing has resulted in a deal. [Other] teams have called expressing interest. There...
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July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

LeBron James was disappointed with Michael Beasley’s focus this season

The Miami Heat raised some eyebrows last off-season when they signed Michael Beasley to an one-year deal. The Heat hoped that Beasley would crack the rotation and give some much-needed scoring off the bench. Well none of that happened as Beasley played a meaningless role during the playoffs. One person who was disappointed with Beasley’s focus on the basketball court was LeBron...
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June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

LeBron James ‘was not pleased’ with Michael Beasley’s focus

The Heat gambled on two players no one would touch last season in Greg Oden and Michael Beasley, and neither one paid off in terms of being able to crack a rotation that desperately could have used some assistance. Oden, of course, had a long history of knee injuries, but a back issue was what reportedly kept him from contributing meaningful minutes. With Beasley, the problems...
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June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: LeBron Not Happy with Beasley’s “Focus”

Now that the NBA season is over and the Big 3 in Miami didn’t threepeat in the championships, all the focus has shifted to what will be left of this Miami team once free agency begins. One of those questions lies with Mike Beasley, who the Heat took a chance on signing at the beginning of the 2013-14 season. Beasley didn’t pan out the way the team had hoped and sources are saying...
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June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Beasley interested in re-signing with Heat

Miami, FL - According to a report from Ira Winderman of the Sun-Sentinel, Michael Beasley is interested in re-signing with the Heat this coming offseason. He has had a very inconsistent role with the Heat throughout the entire season, but believes that Miami would be a good spot for him... The post Michael Beasley interested in re-signing with Heat appeared first on Hoops-Nation.
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June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Beasley relishes Heat ride, wouldn't mind return

The question catches Michael Beasley off guard, as if there even is a reason for asking. "Of course," he says, "why wouldn't I want to come back?" Considering the former Miami Heat first-round pick did not even get to put a uniform on during the NBA Finals might be a start. But with Beasley arriving in September without a contract guarantee, just about everything...
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June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Beasley Interested In Re-Signing With Heat

Michael Beasley has been mostly a bystander this season for the Miami Heat, but he would welcome remaining with the club next season. "Of course, why wouldn't I want to come back?" said Beasley. "Honestly, this season has flown by faster than any other I've been in," the skilled forward said of experiencing May and June while still at work. "I don...
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June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Heat: Has Michael Beasley Fallen From Favor?

Miami Heat: Has Michael Beasley Fallen From Favor? By Jennifer Fazioli: Lead Writer @ Hoopstuff… When the Miami Heat signed former lottery pick Michael Beasley to a one year deal back in September after he had been waived by the Phoenix Suns it was seen as a chance for Beasley to revive a career derailed by his immaturity both on and off the court. Beasley would no longer occupy...
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April 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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