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Beasley brings basketball back to Minnesota

The NBA lockout doesn't look like it's going to end anytime soon, and that's part of the reason why Wolves' forward Michael Beasley brought a bunch of his NBA friends to Osseo Friday night. The game was played in front of 600-700 fans with proceeds going to local charities.
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The NBA lockout doesn't look like it's going to end anytime soon, and that's part of the reason why Wolves' forward Michael Beasley brought a bunch of his NBA friends to Osseo Friday night. The game was played in front of 600-700 fans with proceeds going to local charities.

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