MICHAEL BEASLEY (1-year $3.5M) chose Lakers over OKC
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 1:05 pm    Post subject: MICHAEL BEASLEY (1-year $3.5M) chose Lakers over OKC

https://twitter.com/wojespn/status/1020414220683436035?s=21

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The Los Angeles Lakers nearly missed the “grand” opportunity to sign one of the best free agents left on the free agent market, as the Oklahoma City Thunder also showed interest in Michael Beasley, according to Chris Haynes of ESPN.


https://clutchpoints.com/lakers-news-okc-thunder-also-had-interest-in-michael-beasley/
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 1:06 pm    Post subject:

What? Crazy.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 1:06 pm    Post subject:

I don't know what to think of this.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 1:06 pm    Post subject:

Wow
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 1:07 pm    Post subject:

Would prefer a real center. I guess we are going full small ball
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 1:07 pm    Post subject:

Yeah, I do not understand out roster construction this year, even assuming he isn't going to get significant/any minutes
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 1:08 pm    Post subject:

This is a good signing. Mike Beas >>> Melo
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 1:08 pm    Post subject:

One year $3.5 million
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 1:08 pm    Post subject:

Welcome aboard MB! Congrats.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 1:08 pm    Post subject:

Suicide Squad complete
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 1:08 pm    Post subject:

So I supposed small ball will be used extensively with mobile forwards being needed for minutes.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 1:09 pm    Post subject:

Can he play the 5 now or something?
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 1:09 pm    Post subject:

Wow. Welcome!
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 1:10 pm    Post subject:

Man, that is one odd pickup.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 1:10 pm    Post subject:

Our perimeter defense needs to be stellar with the amount of small ball it seems we'll be playing.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 1:10 pm    Post subject:

WTF? Whoa
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 1:10 pm    Post subject:

lakers11521 wrote:
One year $3.5 million


Most of the room.
Interesting.
Pretty decent numbers offensively last year for a crap NY team.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 1:10 pm    Post subject:

Does he shoot 3s? Does he play... defense?


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 1:11 pm    Post subject:

How many wackos can you have on 1 team?

Not exactly known for his defense.

He did pretty good last season.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 1:11 pm    Post subject:

He can play the 3 or 4. Insurance for Kuz or LBJ maybe.

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 1:11 pm    Post subject:

Not a bad 2nd unit:

Rondo
KCP
Kuz
Beasley
Zu
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 1:11 pm    Post subject:

Beasley, Stephenson, Javale Mcgee. (bleep) high IQ, were going for get high IQ
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 1:11 pm    Post subject:

epak wrote:
lakers11521 wrote:
One year $3.5 million


Most of the room.
Interesting.
Pretty decent numbers offensively last year for a crap NY team.


He's solid offensively, more efficient than Melo that's for sure.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 1:12 pm    Post subject:

TrekLife wrote:
Beasley, Stephenson, Javale Mcgee. (bleep) high IQ, were going for get high IQ


With Rondo on the floor with them being a floor general those guys will be just fine.
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