Memorable nicknames in Timberwolves history

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Apr 15, 2015; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Miami Heat forward Michael Beasley (30) shoots against the Philadelphia 76ers during the second half at Wells Fargo Center. The Heat won 105-101. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

One of my favorite nicknames of all time is associated with Michael Beasley. Beasley has bounced around the league and around the world (China) for his entire career. Beasley has always had the talent to be a solid NBA player, but he lacked the determination needed to be consistent.

In 2010, when the Timberwolves’ acquired Beasley via trade with the Miami Heat, Tom Hanneman nicknamed Michael Beasley “Be-Easy” during his best season (19.2 ppg.) in the NBA. That was the second year in Kurt Rambis‘s tiangle offense, which featured the one and only “Be-Easy”. The nickname continued during the 2011-12 season during which Be-Easy came off the bench.

Beasley might not be remembered for his quality of play, but his nickname “Be-Easy” will live on forever.

It’s just too easy for him. He doesn’t miss.

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