The Heat have opted not to utilize the team option on forward Michael Beasley's contract for next season, reports Bleacher Report. By bypassing the option, Beasley will become an unrestricted free agent. In 24 games last season, Beasley averaged 8.8 points and 3.7 rebounds.
Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said every available player will be active for Thursday's game against the Bulls, reports Bleacher Report. The Heat had listed forward Michael Beasley and guard Mario Chalmers as questionable because both were dealing with illnesses, but they will be available Thursday. Meanwhile, forward Luol Deng (knee), centers Chris Andersen (foot) and Hassan Whiteside (hand) were listed as probable and all three have been cleared to play Thursday. The Heat are 1 1/2-point underdogs.
The Heat listed five players on the injury report for Thursday's game against the Bulls, reports the Sun Sentinel. Forward Michael Beasley (illness/knee) and guard Mario Chalmers (illness) are listed as questionable for the game, while center Chris Andersen (foot), forward Luol Deng (knee) and center Hassan Whiteside (hand) are considered probable.
An illness will prevent Heat forward Michael Beasley from playing in Tuesday's game against the Hornets, reports Fox Sports Florida. Beasley was listed as doubtful with a knee injury. Forward James Ennis should see more playing time with Beasley out. The Heat are 6 1/2-point favorites.
Heat forward Michael Beasley has been downgraded to doubtful for Tuesday's game against the Hornets, reports the Palm Beach Post. Beasley left Sunday's game in Indiana with a hyperextended left knee and did not return. Beasley is averaging 7.9 points and 3.5 rebounds per game this season as a reserve. The Heat are 2-point favorites against the Hornets.
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