Beasley, Lakers A Desperate Match?

September 4, 2013

NBA

Charles Olson:

This is an interesting thought on Michael Beasley to the Lakers. I have thought for awhile that despite the fact that he’s a consistent underachiever, that he would be a good fit with the Atlanta Hawks. Hawks need a lengthy athlete to defend on the perimeter. It would be interesting to see if Captain DUI could get Beasley to move towards what everyone thought he could be in the NBA.

Originally posted on NBA.com | Hang Time Blog with Sekou Smith:

HANG TIME, Texas – To paraphrase the line from the classic filmIt’s A Wonderful Life“, every time Michael Beasley rings an exit bell, Darko Milicic gets another set of wings.

How much longer will Millicic wear the infamous yoke of worst No. 2 pick of the past 10 years now that Beasley’s been bounced from his third NBA team in five seasons?

As well, what is Beasley’s next stop after being waived by the Suns barely 14 months after signing a three-year, $18-million contract?

Nobody’s ever doubted Beasley’s ability to score or rebound when motivated. The trouble is a penchant for trouble that comes from an attention span shorter than the 24-second shot clock, his arrest in August for marijuana possession only the most recent example.

The fact that a Phoenix franchise that won only 25 games last season and did not sell out a single…

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