Michael Beasley

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.

Timberwolves part ways with Michael Beasley, Anthony Randolph

Timberwolves forward Michael Beasley and backup center-forward Anthony Randolph will soon be looking for new homes. A team media relations spokesperson said Saturday that neither player was extended a qualifying offer, which means they will become unrestricted free agents at Sunday at 12:01 a.m.

Beasley optimistic about returning to Wolves

Michael Beasley had his exit interview with coach Rick Adelman and president of basketball operations David Kahn on Wednesday. The Wolves have the option to pick up the remaining $8 million on Beasley's contract. Beasley says he feels "pretty good about coming back next year."

Beasley changes tune about his Wolves future

Last week, Michael Beasley was singing the praises of Minneapolis and the Timberwolves organization, saying he'd love to come back next year. This week, he tells the Pioneer Press that his future is "blurry" and that he "doesn't have much to say about next year."

Wolves vs. Thunder: Beasley out with sprained toe

It’s the Wolves and the Thunder tonight in Oklahoma City as Minnesota ends its two-week, seven-game road trip. They’ll be without forward Michael Beasley, who is out with a sprained toe. No Nikola Pekovic, either. He’s rehabbing his hurting ankles.

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.

Report: Lakers turn down Beasley trade

The Lakers turned down a trade that would have sent Timberwolves' forward Michael Beasley to L.A. for a first round draft pick, according to ESPN's Chris Broussard. Per the report, the Lakers rejected the offer to avoid adding to their luxury tax bill.

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.

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.

Wolves blast the Rockets, 120-108

The Timberwolves blew up the Rockets with a 42 point third quarter en route to a 120-108 win in Houston Monday night. Ricky Rubio finished with 18 points, 8 rebounds and 11 assists. Kevin Love scored 29 points and Michael Beasley added a season high 34 points.

Beasley still out with sprained foot

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.

Slow start and finish cost Wolves in loss to Memphis

Dry spells and untimely turnovers cost the Wolves Wednesday night as they fell to the Memphis Grizzlies, 90-86. It took Minnesota nearly five minutes to score its first points of the game, and they blew a fourth quarter lead by going scoreless over an important 4 minute and 44 second stretch.

Adelman open to using Love, Williams, Beasley together

Timberwolves head coach Rick Adelman is opening to using a smaller lineup featuring Kevin Love, Michael Beasley, and Derrick Williams. The trio provides a difficult match-up for opposing defenses, but they also create a defensive weakness that Adelman isn't very fond of.

Beasley's drug charge still pending

Timberwolves forward Michael Beasley still faces a marijuana possession charge from last summer despite his claims otherwise. The Pioneer Press reports Beasley said the matter was cleared up. But a check of court records shows the charge from a summer traffic stop still stands.