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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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 are reportedly interested in Michael Beasley instead. The NBA trade deadline is March 15.

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