On This Date in NBA History: January 9, Michael Beasley was born


Dec 29, 2012; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Phoenix Suns head coach Alvin Gentry (left) talks with forward Michael Beasley (0) during the fourth quarter against the Minnesota Timberwolves at the Target Center. The Timberwolves defeated the Suns 111-107. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports

1989 – Happy 24th birthday to Phoenix Suns forward Michael Beasley (@easyst0) who is in his fifth NBA season. Already with his third professional organization, he is averaging his fewest points per game and points per minute of his career in 2012-13. If Beasley cannot turn around his image as a troublemaker soon, it could be a tough next few years for him in the league.

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