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Washington Wizards roll to 114-93 victory over Miami Heat

Washington Wizards roll to 114-93 victory over Miami Heat

Trevor Ariza netted a game-high 25 points on 10-of-13 shooting as the Washington Wizards rolled to a 114-93 victory over the depleted Miami Heat at Verizon Center.

Heat, Spurs tangle in Finals rematch

One of the league's marquee matchups every season takes center stage Thursday, a rematch of the NBA Finals, when the Miami Heat visit the San Antonio Spurs.

NBA: Miami 111, Golden State 110

OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 13 (UPI) -- LeBron James scored 36 points, including the game-winning 3-pointer in the closing seconds Wednesday, to lead the Miami Heat over Golden State 111-110.

NBA: Miami 121, Atlanta 119 (OT)

MIAMI, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- LeBron James poured in 38 points and Michael Beasley hit a pair of go-ahead free throws late in overtime Monday, lifting the Miami Heat over Atlanta 121-119.

NBA: Chicago 107, Miami 87

CHICAGO, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Carlos Boozer outperformed LeBron James Thursday and Chicago hit half its field goal attempts to post a 107-87 win over Miami.

NBA: Detroit 107, Miami 97

MIAMI, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Kyle Singler put in 18 points Tuesday and the Detroit Pistons used 11 steals to break Miami's 10-game winning streak with a 107-97 victory.

NBA: Miami 95, Cleveland 84

CLEVELAND, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- LeBron James punished his former team with a typically strong showing Wednesday in sending Miami to a 95-84 victory over Cleveland.

NBA: Miami 120, Orlando 92

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 20 (UPI) -- LeBron James paced a more balanced attack that usual for Miami Wednesday, one that let the Heat pull away in the second half for a 120-92 pounding of Orlando.

NBA: Miami 97, Charlotte 81

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Miami's LeBron James put in 30 points on 13-of-18 shooting Saturday and the Heat downed Charlotte for a 13th straight time, 97-81.

NBA: Miami 118, Milwaukee 95

MIAMI, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- LeBron James went 13-of-21 from the floor en route to 33 points Tuesday and the Miami Heat rebounded from a shocking loss to dispatch Milwaukee 118-95.

Suns buy out Michael Beasley after off-court problems

PHOENIX, Sept. 3 (UPI) -- The Phoenix Suns Tuesday cut ties with forward Michael Beasley after one season marked by disappointing on-court production and off-court legal problems.
Suns' Michael Beasley arrested for marijuana possession

Suns' Michael Beasley arrested for marijuana possession

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 6 (UPI) -- Phoenix Suns forward Michael Beasley was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of possessing marijuana, Scottsdale, Ariz., police said.

Police: Phoenix Suns' Michael Beasley target of assault probe

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 7 (UPI) -- Phoenix Suns forward Michael Beasley is the subject of a police investigation of an alleged sexual assault, authorities confirmed Tuesday.

NBA: Washington 127, Phoenix 105

WASHINGTON, March 16 (UPI) -- Washington's Martell Webster poured in a career-high 34 points Saturday and the Wizards blew out Phoenix 127-105.

NBA: Phoenix 107, Houston 105

PHOENIX, March 10 (UPI) -- Jared Dudley came off the bench to pop in 22 points and Goran Dragic heated up in the final quarter of Saturday's 107-105 Phoenix win over Houston.
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Michael Paul Beasley, Jr. (born January 9, 1989) is an American professional basketball player for the Minnesota Timberwolves of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He plays both forward positions, and shoots his jump shot left-handed, though he is also ambidextrous. Beasley played college basketball for Kansas State University for one year before declaring for the NBA draft on April 14, 2008. He is regarded as one of the greatest freshman college basketballers of the 2000s.

Beasley was born in Frederick, Maryland. While growing up in Maryland, Beasley played for one of the country's most successful AAU youth teams at the time, the PG Jaguars. Beasley won multiple national championships with this team alongside future fellow blue-chip recruits Kevin Durant (Texas) and Chris Braswell (UNC Charlotte). Beasley later moved on to play AAU ball for DC Assault's 17 & Under team, playing alongside such players as former KSU teammate Ron Anderson, Nolan Smith (Duke), Chris Wright (Georgetown), Austin Freeman (Georgetown), and Julian Vaughn (Georgetown). During this time Beasley also attended a number of high schools including Bowie High School (Bowie, Maryland), National Christian Academy (Fort Washington, Maryland), The Pendleton School (a section of the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida), Riverdale Baptist School (Upper Marlboro, Maryland), Oak Hill Academy (Mouth of Wilson, Virginia), and Notre Dame Preparatory School (Fitchburg, Massachusetts)).

Beasley was named as a 2006 USA Men's U18 National Team member on June 26, 2006. Beasley averaged team highs of 13.8 ppg. and 8.3 rpg at the 2006 FIBA Americas U18 Championship for Men in San Antonio, Texas. He ranked fifth in rebounds per game (8.3 rpg) among all 2006 tournament leaders, and he ranks third all-time in the USA Men's U18 record book. He was named to the McDonald's All-American team. In the 2007 McDonald's All-American Boys Game he won the MVP with 23 points and 12 rebounds. Rivals.com rated Beasley #1 in the class of 2007 high school basketball prospects.

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