Michael Beasley Rumors

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Michael Beasley
Michael Beasley
Position: F
Born: 01/09/89
Height: 6-10 / 2.08
Weight:235 lbs. / 106.6 kg.
Salary: $2,116,955
Michael Beasley has carried the Knicks offensively in many games recently, but he said he’s not surprised that his playing time could be dramatically cut as Tim Hardaway Jr. returns from injury. “Honestly, no,” said Beasley, the No. 2 pick in the 2008 NBA Draft. “I’m used to it at this point. Just doing what the team needs, doing what the team asks. If they don’t ask for anything, I guess I don’t do anything.”
Beasley just shrugged it off. “I’m used to dramatic change. I’m used to ups and downs,” he said. “If anything happens to where I don’t play anymore, I can’t cry about it. Just got to look forward to tomorrow, get my work in, keep my conditioning up.” Beasley said it took a while for him to accept this situation. “At this point, God has granted me the serenity,” he said. “I’m OK with what doesn’t happen. I can control what I can and go from there.”
Michael Beasley apparently couldn’t score enough buckets to ensure a permanent spot in the rotation once Tim Hardaway Jr. is back to full minutes. Hardaway is questionable for the Knicks’ game Friday against the Timberwolves, but will play limited minutes if he does. Hornacek said once Hardaway is back fully, Beasley will go back to his sporadic playing time, sharing the backup forward role in a platoon with defensive specialist Lance Thomas.