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Player Michael Beasley
Position Forward
Team Miami
Round 1
Selection 2
School Kansas State
Year FR
Height 6-10
Weight 235
High School Notre Dame Prep
2008: Selected by Miami in 1st round (2nd overall) of the NBA Draft...2010: Traded to Minnesota for two 2nd round draft picks, July 12th...2012: Signed with Phoenix to a three-year deal worth $18 million, July 20th...2013: Waived by Phoenix, Sept. 3rd; Signed with Miami to a one-year deal worth $1 million, Sept. 12th.

One of the most talented freshmen to enter the draft in quite some time, Beasley was a candidate for nearly every national player of the year honor available, becoming a finalist for the Naismith, Oscar Robertson and Wooden Awards before declaring for the draft...Named National Freshman of the Year by several publications and was one of just two unanimous choices for First Team All-American by the AP...Beasley was named Big 12 Player and Freshman of the Year by the AP and the league`s coaches after he became just the third freshman in NCAA history to lead the nation in rebounding with his 12.4 rpg...Broke the NCAA freshman record for double-doubles in a season with 28, logging four in the first half of games as he finished with a scoring average of 26.2 ppg...Beasley, who led the nation with three 40-point games and 13 30-point games, set a total of 30 K-State career, season and freshman records on his way to being a unanimous selection for All-Big 12 honors...A dominant player in the paint, Beasley set the stage for a huge 2007-08 by posting a career-high 24 rebounds and adding 32 points in his very first game versus Sacramento State...Shot an impressive 53.2 percent from the field and was successful 77.4 percent of the time at the charity stripe...Despite being a physical presence who was always in search of the ball at both ends of the floor, perhaps the most impressive stat for Beasley this past season was that he fouled out of just one game, yet still managed to come up with 30 points and 14 rebounds versus Pittsburg State...Had just one game in which he failed to score in double figures, that being a five-point effort versus Xavier...For someone who controlled the ball as much as he did, perhaps the only knock on Beasley is that he averaged just over one assist per game.
2007 Stats
NovemberMINPTSFGAFGM3PTFTOFFDEFTOTASTSTLBLKTOPF
11/9 Sacramento St313220121712122442483
11/11 Pittsburg St2930191215681431025
11/17 Western Ill32281610178142222112
11/22 George Mason2530201313461000134
11/23 UCF3630171126491301242
11/25 @Rider341311512281011013
11/29 Oregon36241710131111211312
Total223187120738333768105118112021
 
DecemberMINPTSFGAFGM3PTFTOFFDEFTOTASTSTLBLKTOPF
12/4 @Notre Dame3519208033101311351
12/9 California311913705471123343
12/17 Florida A&M2524167010551010222
12/22 Winston-Salem St23402214395101511322
12/29 Wagner232117716281021213
12/31 @Xavier3256103391211253
Total169128944443622497187151914
 
JanuaryMINPTSFGAFGM3PTFTOFFDEFTOTASTSTLBLKTOPF
1/7 Savannah State282511907371001232
1/12 @Oklahoma3732181306561102284
1/19 Texas A&M24211472522402003
1/23 @Colorado2829179011671323133
1/26 Iowa State2233211227691511120
1/30 Kansas38251894315621141
Total177165995983923365951072013
 
FebruaryMINPTSFGAFGM3PTFTOFFDEFTOTASTSTLBLKTOPF
2/2 @Missouri301712605371032244
2/6 Nebraska3735211523581313033
2/9 Oklahoma State332319825581332321
2/13 @Texas Tech37222060104111511123
2/16 Missouri274022122146111702013
2/20 @Nebraska351715712461010113
2/23 @Baylor384425141153101311252
2/25 Texas373021100105101521022
Total274228155788643571106121292021
 
MarchMINPTSFGAFGM3PTFTOFFDEFTOTASTSTLBLKTOPF
3/1 @Kansas31392311413291101322
3/4 Colorado3633221218591401331
3/8 @Iowa State29151251427901244
3/14 Texas A&M352521101409900323
3/20 @USC292312718381120123
3/22 @Wisconsin3723198072111302033
Total1971581095384414536725121616
Season Total1040866577307362161312774083842549585

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