Reports: Michael Beasley set to join the Lakers
NBA.com Global on Jul 21, 2018 07:14 AM
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NBA.com staff report
The Los Angeles Lakers continue to add pieces around LeBron James. According to multiple reports, the Lakers have added forward Michael Beasley to the roster.
Free agent Michael Beasley has agreed to a deal with the Lakers, league sources tell Yahoo.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) July 20, 2018
Sources: It’s a one-year, $3.5 million deal. https://t.co/jnOE9JOUPw— Chris Haynes (@ChrisBHaynes) July 20, 2018
The overall No. 2 pick by the Miami Heat in the 2008 Draft, played 78 games with the New York Knicks, where her averaged 13.2 points and 5.6 rebounds per game. He shot 39.5 percent from three-point range.
Beasley played 79 games with James in Miami between 2013 and 2015. Beasley joins James, Rajon Rondo, Lance Stephenson and JaVale McGee as new Lakers acquired this offseason.
The 6'9" lefty, will be playing for his seventh team (Miami 2 stints, Minnesota, Phoenix, Houston, Milwaukee). His third season in the league was his best where he averaged 19.2 points with the Timberwolves.