Michael Beasley :: Biography
An eminent American professional basketball player, Michael Paul Beasley, Jr. professionally known as Michael Beasley’ was born on 9th January, 1989 in Prince George’s County, Maryland. Currently, he is playing for Shanghai Sharks of the ‘Chinese Basketball Association (CBA)’. Initially, he started playing basketball for the country’s success AAU youth teams. Beasley has won the multiple National championships playing with this team. Later he started playing AAU Ball for ‘DC Assault’s team’. He has attended six high schools. While playing at the high school, he made an average point of 28 points and 16 rebounds in each game. Beasley was even named as ‘2006 USA Men’s U 18’ team member of 26th June, 2006 He was placed at 5th place among all ‘2006 tournament leaders’. While playing at 2007 McDonalds All American Boys Game, he earned MVP with total 23 points and 12 rebounds.
Talking about his basketball career, he started his basketball career playing as freshmen at Kansas State. He was also named as one of the dominating players in USA. He has set the NCAA history record of scoring total 26.2 points. Beasley became famous as unstoppable force when he finished the season with scoring 53.7 % from field. He became 27th player to post 26 or over doubles-doubles in the history of NCAA Division I. He was also named as National Freshman of the Year by ‘CBS Sports.com’ ‘The Sporting News’ and ‘U.S. Basketball Writers Association (USBWA)’. His professional career began when he was selected in 2008 NBA Draft by Miami Heat. He was signed with a team on 2nd July. Beasley made his debut appearance in NBA Summer League where he scored total 28 points and 9 rebounds in just 23 minutes. Beasley scored 16 points in the first preseason game. He continued to perform with scoring the best points in the game. In 2010, Michael led his team to win over the ‘Memphis Grizzles’. In 12th July, he was traded to ‘Minnesota Timberolves’. With his effort, his team got victory over the ‘Sacramento Kings’ with scoring his career high point of 42. Beasley finished the season with scoring 19.2 points in each game. In 20th July, he was signed to Phoenix Suns with 3 year, $18 million contract. He scored total 21 points and grabbed 15 rebounds while playing against ‘Charlotte Bobcats’. Beasley was singed with ‘Miami Heat’ in 11th September, 2013. The Miami Heat reached at 2014 NBA Finals which was Michael’s first appearance in NBA game. In 25th September, 2014 he was signed to Memphis Grizzles. Beasley also singed one year deal contract with ‘Sanghai Sharks’ of Chinese Basketball Association on 9th October, 2014. He has achieved huge recognition in the sports world with setting new records.
Significance to his personal life, the renowned basketball player is a married man. He has not revealed much of his personal information in the public. Beasley has a daughter named Mikaiya and a son, Michael III. There is no further information about his past relationships news and girlfriend. He might have dated many girls but he has not mentioned about them in any media events. There is no news of divorce with his wife. He seems to maintaining his personal and professional life in a balanced way. There is no news came about his wife being pregnant again. Once there came a rumor about him that he is a gay, but there is no confirmation came in this news yet.
The renowned name of the sports world, Michael Beasley has an exemplified height of 6 feet 10 inches and listed weight of 107 kg. He has also been focused for his tattoos made on his body. Since he has just reached at the age bar of 25, there is a lot more success waiting for him. He was once arrested in the case of marijuana possession. He has not exposed his exact salary figure in the public yet. As of 2014, he has earned an estimated net worth amount of $10 million. More about this renowned sport personality can be obtained from the wiki and reading his brief bio on IMDb. His fans can follow his recent news from following his twitter account @easyst0.