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Wolves closing in on deal to acquire Crawford, send Beasley to Los Angeles

The Timberwolves, Lakers and Trail Blazers are reportedly close to reaching an agreement that would send Jamal Crawford from Portland to Minnesota, according to Yahoo! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski. In the trade, Michael Beasley would go to the Lakers and the Blazers would receiver Steve Blake and a draft pick. The NBA trade deadline is tomorrow.
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The Timberwolves, Lakers and Trail Blazers are reportedly close to reaching an agreement that would send Jamal Crawford from Portland to Minnesota, according to Yahoo! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski. In the trade, Michael Beasley would go to the Lakers and the Blazers would receiver Steve Blake and a draft pick. The NBA trade deadline is tomorrow.

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