Rumored Beasley trade fizzles

The NBA trade deadline has come and gone, and no moves for the Timberwolves. They were rumored to be shipping Michael Beasley to the L.A. Lakers.
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The NBA trade deadline has come and gone, and no moves for the Timberwolves. They were rumored to be shipping Michael Beasley to the L.A. Lakers.

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The Wolves are off to L.A. and Utah to play the Clippers and Jazz this weekend, but they’ll be without Michael Beasley again. He’s still recovering from a sprained right foot. He's missed the last seven games because of the injury.

Michael Beasley rides off to the Suns

His scoring average dropped off and Derrick Williams seems ready to take his spot in the lineup. So it's not a complete surprise that Michael Beasley is leaving the Timberwolves and following the setting sun to Phoenix.

Beasley's drug charge still pending

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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.