Michael Beasley RUMORS & NEWS

  • Beasley relishes Heat ride, wouldn't mind return

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "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..." June 15

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    Rick Bonnell @rick_bonnell

    Heat's Michael Beasley out today with a bad ankle.

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    Ethan J. Skolnick @EthanJSkolnick

    Michael Beasley says the ankle he twisted against Philly is fine

  • Beasley gets go-to opportunity, hopes to maintain trust

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "It was a boxscore practically turned upside down. It has been a while since Michael Beasley had been cast in the role of Miami Heat go-to scorer. But there were the numbers, telling the most unlikely of stories: In the second half of Tuesday's 106-103 loss to the Houston Rockets, Beasley had 20..." March 06

  • Durant happy Greg Oden, Michael Beasley have landed in Miami

    The Oklahoman "Because of the timing of his rise to stardom, Kevin Durant has been and will forever be linked to LeBron James. Their basketball lives are intertwined. Comparisons have been made. Legacy arguments will be had. And, possibly, more NBA Finals meetings await. But James is not the first player..." January 29

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    Ethan J. Skolnick @EthanJSkolnick

    Roger Mason Jr and Michael Beasley have been guaranteed

  • Heat officially announce Name Collection jerseys with nicknames

    Hot Hot Hoops "The Miami Heat announced today that the long-awaited HEAT Name Collection will finally be unveiled. These newly designed jerseys replace the player's last name with their nickname. The Heat will wear them for the January 10 road game against the Brooklyn Nets and at the AmericanAirlines Arena..." January 07

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    Tom Haberstroh @tomhaberstroh

    Dwyane Wade out for Heat tonight vs. Atlanta. Michael Beasley suiting up.

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    Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat

    Wade in, Beasley out tonight.

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    Miami HEAT @MiamiHEAT

    Both Dwyane Wade (rest) and Michael Beasley (left hamstring strain) will miss tonight's #HEATgame vs Detroit.

  • Now at Heat pace, Beasley gets to find Heat place

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "If it looks only now like Erik Spoelstra is developing a role for Michael Beasley, you're not too far off. The Miami Heat coach acknowledged Sunday that it wasn't until after training camp that he began formulating a plan for the Heat 2008 first-round draft choice. Before that, he said it was..." December 02

  • Miami Heat’s Michael Beasley calls his year with Phoenix Suns a ‘dream’

    Arizona Republic "The Miami Heat started this season putting Michael Beasley where the Suns had him at the end of last season — on the bench for entire games. Everything Beasley gets this season, except for the Suns’ first $4.7 million buyout check, will be earned. He has to earn trust, respect and playing time..." November 26

  • Heat Impressed, Encouraged By Play Of Beasley

    Real GM Basketball "The Miami Heat have been very impressed with how Michael Beasley has revived his career during the early part of the season. Beasley had 15 points on Saturday while playing in a season-high 23 minutes. "That's Michael Beasley," Dwyane Wade said. "He's a scorer. He's a guy who finds a way to..." November 17

  • Michael Beasley bides time even after Boston burst

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "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..." November 11

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    Ethan J. Skolnick @EthanJSkolnick

    Spoelstra says Allen Beasley Haslem won't play tonight. Wade likely to start.

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    Joseph Goodman @JoeGoodmanJr

    By the way Beasley punched himself in the head so hard tonight that he needed treatment after the game.

  • Greg Oden limited in return; Beasley 'nervous'

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Greg Oden wanted to do more Tuesday; that's a good sign. The Miami Heat wouldn't allow him; that's a telling sign. Back in the NBA after being sidelined since Dec. 2009 by knee issues the 7-foot center took the first of what are expected to be several small steps on his way back to the court..." October 02

  • Phoenix Suns Waive Troubled Michael Beasley

    NBA.com "The Phoenix Suns waived forward Michael Beasley today pursuant to a termination agreement between the club and him. In accordance with that agreement the compensation owed to him by the team will be reduced and the Suns’ salary cap room will be increased for both the 2013-14 and 2014-15..." September 03

  • Will the Lakers be in the Beasley sweepstakes?

    ESPN Los Angeles "Michael Beasley was waived by the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday putting the talented yet troubled 6-10 235-pound former No. 2 pick on the market. With the Los Angeles Lakers lacking a proven small forward on their roster after using the amnesty clause on Metta World Peace it's only natural to wonder..." September 03

  • Caron Butler embraces leading Suns, Beasley

    NBA.com "Eric Bledsoe the 23-year-old point guard brimming with star potential won the headlines in the Phoenix Suns’ July trade with the Los Angeles Clippers. But it might be the veteran in the deal 33-year-old forward and by far the club’s elder statesmen Caron Butler who proves most valuable in this..." August 23

  • Beasley's time with the Phoenix Suns will be over soon

    Arizona Sports "The Phoenix Suns have until August 31 to release Michael Beasley and it won't take that long. The troubled former number 2 overall pick has worn out his welcome in the Valley of the Sun and will soon be shown the door. The move will likely come sometime in the next week after the Suns have done..." August 10

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    John Gambadoro @Gambo620

    My belief here is the Suns waive and stretch Beasley. So he is gone but gets his 9 mill at 1.8 per year over the next 5 years

  • Getting out of Beasley’s deal likely would be tricky, costly for Suns

    Arizona Republic "The risk has outweighed the reward in Michael Beasley’s contract but it would be unlikely for the Suns to get out of his contract based on his recent arrest unless they just eat $9 million. Beasley’s arrest on suspicion of marijuana possession early Tuesday in Scottsdale is not a misstep that..." August 07

  • Suns’ Michael Beasley arrested for marijuana possession

    SI.com "Suns forward Michael Beasley was arrested early Tuesday morning in Scottsdale Ariz. for suspicion of marijuana possession. Scottsdale’s website offered this summary of the arrest. On 08/06/13 at 1:15 am SPD made a stop for a traffic violation in the area of Scottsdale and McCormick Roads. As..." August 06

  • Suns' Michael Beasley under investigation in sexual assault case

    Fox Sports Arizona "Phoenix Suns forward Michael Beasley is under investigation for an allegation of sexual assault involving an incident on Jan. 13, 2013, Scottsdale Police confirmed Tuesday. A Scottsdale Police spokesman said the investigation is ongoing as police continue to interview those involved and process..." May 08

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    Paul Coro @

    Michael Beasley returned to Phoenix today to be with a newborn 11-pound daughter. Unclear on when he'll rejoin the team.

  • Suns' Lindsey Hunter: 'I don't listen' to Michael Beasley

    ArizonaSports.com "Michael Beasley's outspoken comments seem to be ruffling feathers once again in the Suns' organization. Beasley, who scored 25 points on 12-of-17 shooting in the Suns' 111-107 loss to the Warriors on Friday night, said he credits his recent improved play to tuning out the people around him --..." April 07

  • Phoenix Suns' Michael Beasley’s playing time in jeopardy

    Arizona Republic "A foul hurt Michael Beasley’s elbow but it is his performance and the Suns’ new small-forward option that could hurt his playing time. Nine seconds after subbing into Friday night’s game, Beasley said he injured his left elbow while fouling Jeff Green. He took an X-ray and iced it at halftime..." February 24

  • Suns forward Michael Beasley has run-in with the law

    ArizonaSports.com "According to a report obtained through a FOIA request, it has been learned that Suns forward Michael Beasley, on January 25, was pulled over by Scottsdale Police due to speeding down Scottsdale Road at about 1:10 a.m. He was cited for driving with a suspended license, driving with excessive..." February 04

  • Phoenix Suns' Michael Beasley 'frustrated' with start to season

    Arizona Republic "When the Suns made Michael Beasley their free-agency priority in July, he became the team's X-factor. When the Suns reached the season's quarter pole this week, Beasley was close to becoming the team's ex-starter. Some math problems just don't have a solution no matter how long you stare...." December 07

  • Phoenix Suns' Michael Beasley passing better, shooting worse for reason

    Arizona Republic "Michael Beasley passed like he never had before Friday night in Los Angeles. And the Suns forward is shooting almost as poorly as he ever has for a 10-game stretch. There is some reason for both. Beasley said he has been affected by a sprained pinkie finger on his left (shooting) hand since..." November 18

  • Phoenix Suns' Michael Beasley and Jared Dudley Must Step Up or Step Down

    Bright Side Of The Sun "Most every guy in the Phoenix Suns 10-man rotation dives, scrums and leaves everything they've got on the floor. No deficit is too big to overcome. No game is over until the final whistle blows. Down 26 to Cleveland? No problem. Down 10 to Denver? No worries. Down 18 to Chicago? Let's..." November 15

  • Michael Beasley, Shannon Brown lift Phoenix Suns over Charlotte Bobcats

    Arizona Republic "The Suns' 1-3 start had begun to feel like a shaken bottle, filling with pressure the more the problems mounted over the collapse in Orlando and relapse in Miami. The cork came off Wednesday night, and good things showered all over the floor for the Suns in a 117-110 victory against Charlotte..." November 08

  • Phoenix Suns' Alvin Gentry can help Michael Beasley with building self-confidence

    Arizona Republic "My Sunday best … No relationship fascinates me more right now than that of Suns coach Alvin Gentry and forward Michael Beasley. Beasley was terrific against Denver Friday night, going 13 of 21 for 29 points and 10 rebounds in 33 minutes. As my colleague Paul Coro pointed out, the Suns had..." October 28

  • Phoenix Suns Training Camp: Beasley loves being loved

    Bright Side Of The Sun "Long before the NBA free agency period arrived in July, I thought Michael Beasley was a guy the Suns should target. Look it up, fool, if you don't believe me! Anyway, in Phoenix the talented forward with the troubled past would be partnered up with Alvin Gentry who I consider the perfect coach for..." October 07

  • Beasley, facing uncertainty, reflects on injuries, letdown

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Two games remain in a season that once held so much promise for the Timberwolves, so little time left that you might think everyone could see the future fast approaching. Except that Wolves forward Michael Beasley can't. "My next year is so blurry," he said recently. "I can't call it." He..." April 20

  • Michael Beasley reminds Timberwolves what's missing in fifth straight loss

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "It's probably a good time to start talking about intangibles for the Timberwolves or the dreaded "moral victory." With the Wolves' losing streak extended to five after a 99-90 loss at New Orleans on Saturday night, further diminishing their NBA playoff hopes, other topics are worth exploring as..." April 08

  • His shoe doesn't fit, Beasley wears Love's (very) big one

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "So who says nobody on the Timberwolves can fill Kevin Love's shoes? Michael Beasley did in a 117-100 victory over Denver on Sunday, when he borrowed a pair of Love's size-19 sneakers because his sprained big toe was too swollen to fit comfortably into his own. "He's got a fat foot," Beasley..." March 27

  • Bothersome toe to put Beasley on sidelines

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Timberwolves forward Michael Beasley's routine hasn't changed much in recent days: Rehab his sprained big toe, talk with training staff, play that night but never make it to the second half. After Wednesday's loss at San Antonio, that might change. "No discussion," he said. "I definitely..." March 23

  • Beasley not moved, but future discussed

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Michael Beasley went missing on Thursday night, but not because the Timberwolves forward had been traded to the Los Angeles Lakers. He remains a Timberwolf for at least the rest of the season after Thursday's trade deadline came and went, but he didn't play against the Jazz because of a sore..." March 16

  • Beasley wears super-sub role well

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Timberwolves forward Michael Beasley came off the bench for a third consecutive game Wednesday against Indiana, two nights after he delivered a monstrously efficient 34-point night at Houston. He's in that role because he missed 11 games before that because of a sprained right foot. But bigger..." February 02

  • Norm Nixon sees progress in Michael Beasley

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Former NBA star Norm Nixon watched Michael Beasley's performance the past two games from his Los Angeles home. The former Los Angeles Lakers guard has been mentoring the Timberwolves forward, and the recent results made him feel like a "proud parent." "I'm very happy for him," Nixon said of..." February 01

  • Beasley at the 2? Or at the 6?

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Right now I'm sitting next to Michael and he's wearing all kinds of brown. Brown loafers with lighter-brown shoes with some kind of brown-check pattern, all of which mesh nicely with his brown jacket and pink shirt. So, I'm jealous. Fashion aside, I wanted to touch on something I tweeted..." February 01

  • Beasley's big night leads Wolves past Houston

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Michael Beasley joked afterward that he really had no choice. It was there for him. Beasley, coming off the bench for the Timberwolves on Monday, already had shown that this was going to be one of those nights scorers have. Houston coach Kevin McHale had tried one thing after another, finally..." January 31

  • A record-setting night for Michael Beasley

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Greetings from Houston. Youngblood here. I had the distinct privilege to cover tonight's game. It was something to watch. You probably already know the numbers. That the victory, the Wolves' fifth on the road, matches their road win totals from each of the past two seasons. That the Wolves'..." January 31

  • Michael Beasley adjusting to new role in Timberwolves' offense

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Timberwolves forward Michael Beasley was struggling in the offense, particularly with his shooting, before he missed 11 games because of a right midfoot sprain. Now that Beasley is playing again, he has to contend with changes in the offense made by Wolves coach Rick Adelman, as well as a..." January 29

  • Ball movement picks up as Beasley sits out

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman emerged after Sunday's 93-72 victory ended their two-game losing streak and remarked how the ball moved better offensively against the Wizards that afternoon than it had before in this still young season. So with the starting lineup modified to compensate for the..." January 09

  • Beasley pursues an image makeover while filling a basketball gap

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Timberwolves forward Michael Beasley has kept busy during an extended, locked-out NBA summer when he played ball everywhere from China to Manhattan's famed asphalt playgrounds. He has also taken up ballet to transform his body and hired a public- relations agency to improve his image...." October 21

  • No lockout in Osseo: NBA stars coming Oct. 21 for Mike Beasley's All-Star Classic

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "They can't get into Target Center these days, so NBA stars John Wall, Joakim Noah and DeMarcus Cousins are among those expected to play in Timberwolves forward Michael Beasley's "All Star Classic" at Osseo High School -- of all places -- next week. Beasley's Wolves teammates Derrick..." October 13

  • Michael Beasley gets in a heckling fan's face

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Just when you think you've experienced the complete Michael Beasley experience come nights such as Thursday. Granted, streetball games in playgrounds tend to come with a distinctly non-NBA protocol. But going after a heckling fan? Never a good idea, especially without NBA-level security..." August 06

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