Minnesota Timberwolves All Too Easily Get Michael Beasley

July 9th, 2010 by Joe Mikolai Leave a reply »
"With the 34th pick in the 2008 draft, the Minnesota Timberwolves select.....Michael Beasley!"

What? (you ask).

Essentially last night, that is what happened when the Wolves surprisingly acquired (statistically) the second best talent of the entire 2008 draft for a second round pick, which in comparing to that draft, the Wolves took 34th overall, and ironically flipped—Mario Chalmers to the Miami Heat.

Basically, if he stays, all it costs the team was a second round pick in the 2011 draft for a guy everyone knows could still be 20-10 on any given night.

"A ham sandwich and a bag of chips" is the shock described on how I read the trade referenced on the ESPN message-boards by the reaction of readers who couldn't believe how easy that was for the normally passive Wolves.

I know I know and I can hear it now already: "But they also agreed to swap future first round picks with Miami"

In a curious move, the "chips" part of the deal of the above is true, however the Wolves have up to seven years to complete that portion of the deal and if they can't get at least that pick to be around 20 whe ...

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