Report: Michael Beasley agrees to deal with Phoenix Suns
Free agent small forward Michael Beasley has agreed to a three- year, $18 million contract with the Phoenix Suns, reports said.
Just going up online: Michael Beasley has committed to sign with Phoenix Suns on a three-year, $18 mil, sources close to situation tell ESPN— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 5, 2012
Last season in Minnesota, Beasley had a .455 field goal average and averaged 11.5 points per game.
Drafted second overall in 2008 by Miami, Beasley spent the last two seasons in Minnesota, averaging a career-best 19.2 points per game in 2010-11. He struggled with his role and injuries last season, but could be the type of player Phoenix needs.
While Beasley is talented, he has off-the-court question marks that could scare off some teams. But at 6-foot-10 Beasley can be a matchup problem on the offensive end, which is something a scoring-deficient team like the Suns could certainly use.
Beasley had been included in Suns rumors for quite some time.
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