NBA He is also accused of possessing stolen material
ISGuarding the Minnesota Timberwolves, Malik Beasley, was arrested on Saturday night on drug possession charges (marijuana) and of receive / hide stolen items, marks informs The Athletic.
Beasley was arrested shortly before 9pm local time and is being held in the Hennepin County Jail without bond until it becomes available to the judge. The Timberwolves are currently participating in a training program, and team staff and players are quarantined at a downtown Minneapolis hotel for the duration of the camp.
The franchise itself confirmed Beasley’s arrest in a brief statement: “We are aware of the situation involving Malik Beasley and are gathering information right now.“.
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Beasley, who attended work sessions earlier this summer, was not called up for team training in Minneapolis. The player arrived last February in the mega-operation in which Juancho Hernangmez left Denver to return to Minnesota.
In 55 games, Beasley averaged 11.2 points and 2.7 rebounds per game his numbers have improved as a starter: 14 games and 20.7 points and 5.1 rebounds. Become a restricted free agent as soon as the current season ends.