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Beasley: NBA negotiations are 'kind of retarded'

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Michael Beasley ventures into insensitivity and political incorrectness with his description of the current NBA labor situation at a charity basketball game in Oklahoma City.
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Minnesota Timberwolves guard Michael Beasley ventures into insensitivity and political incorrectness with his description of the current NBA labor situation at a charity basketball game in Oklahoma City.

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With the NBA locked-out, Minnesota Timberwolves Michael Beasley has the only game in town. Beasley has finalized plans for a star-studded charity basketball game Oct. 21st in Osseo, Minn. A slew of NBA stars, including Kevin Love will play and Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will be a celebrity coach.

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.

Beasley surprised by video game rating

It's not often that a professional athlete will admit that their video game rating are too high. That was almost the case with Timberwolves forward Michael Beasley. After being told he had a player rating of 78 on NBA 2K12, Beasley said, "That's higher than I thought."

Could Beasley play shooting guard?

Star Tribune columnist Jim Souhan is wondering what's best for Timberwolves' forward Michael Beasley. He looked good as the sixth man scoring 34 points in a win over Houston on Monday. But as Souhan writes, perhaps shooting guard is the place for Beasley.

News on Adelman, Beasley, and Rubio

The Timberwolves will officially introduce Rick Adelman as their new head coach next Wednesday. It also turns out Michael Beasley doesn't have a broken wrist. And Ricky Rubio didn't play very much in the Eurobasket championship game.

Beasley's 'All-Star Classic' losing big names

Michael Beasley is hosting a charity "All-Star Classic" Friday night at Osseo high school. Just a day before the event Kevin Love, Kevin Durant, and John Wall withdrew. Big names will still be on hand including Wolves' players Derrick Williams, Wayne Ellington, and Wes Johnson. All proceeds from the event will go to St. Jude's and Twin Cities charities.

ESPN: Lakers interested in Beasley

Rumors of the Wolves sending Derrick Williams to the Lakers for Pau Gasol have been swirling for weeks. But now there’s a new wrinkle. The Lakers might be interested in Michael Beasley instead. The NBA trade deadline is March 15.

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