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Michael Beasley: "We are the team to beat"

Posted on: September 17, 2010 10:49 am
 
Posted by Royce Young

Since moving to Minnesota, according to his general manager, Michael Beasley has supposedly given up his old habits. And by "old habits," I think you know what I mean.

But then he goes and says something like this which makes you think maybe he hasn't.
"Honestly, and I know a lot of people are not going to like that fact that I'm going to say this but I think we are the team to beat," Beasley told Timberwolves.com in an interview. "You know, that's just me and my ego speaking. I think the Lakers are the defending champs two years in a row, I think the Lakers still hold that title. It's nice to see somebody try to fight back but as of now, the Lakers are still the team to beat."
So you are the team to beat, but then you're not? You have to admire Beasley's confidence though. And as a player, why shouldn't you think your team will be good? It's not very fun to go into a season admitting you're going to stink. But even despite egos and confidence, most people still have some sense of reality, something Beasley evidently does not.

But on one hand, you have the Timberwolves writing open letters admitting they aren't going to be winning anything important any time soon, then on the other, a player is saying they're the best team out there. One of those left hand doesn't know what the right is doing sort of things, huh?

Say it again with me just for fun - Minnesota Timberwolves: the team to beat in 2010-11.
Comments

Since: Oct 11, 2006
Posted on: September 17, 2010 10:06 pm
 

Michael Beasley: "We are the team to beat"

sHUT UP LOSER the season hasnt started yet so how the heck do u know go pupm on ur fat women




Since: Jan 28, 2010
Posted on: September 17, 2010 8:12 pm
 

Michael Beasley: "We are the team to beat"

Obviously, there is a lack of basketball IQ as demonstrated by numerous posters. Michael Beasley is the real deal. He dominated at K-State. 13.9 and 14.8 playing with ball hog D-Wade is pretty good, too.

This guy is like a bigger Alex English. He is so smooth that it looks like he is not trying. I can see him leading the league in scoring if Minnesota is going to run like they say they are. He can drop a 40 burger on you every game.

I am glad to see him talking trash because he can definitely walk the walk. You're looking at the next great super star.




Since: Jan 16, 2007
Posted on: September 17, 2010 8:05 pm
 

Michael Beasley: "We are the team to beat"

Show me a guy who doesn't think he is the best basketball player around, and I'll show you a guy who isn't in the NBA.

Show me a guy who doesn't think his team can beat anyone, and I'll show you a guy who isn't in the NBA.

I want a guy on my team who won't back down from anyone.  Why would you want someone on your team who doesn't believe in himself?

You media flamers need to stop doing this shit.  Yes, M Beasley isn't the most media savvy, good for you for exploiting that.  You must be so proud.



Since: Jul 17, 2010
Posted on: September 17, 2010 7:49 pm
 

Michael Beasley: "We are the team to beat"

Let's face it - the guy's got it right!  The Wolves are undefeated and tied for the best record in the NBA right now!



Since: Dec 30, 2008
Posted on: September 17, 2010 6:36 pm
 

Michael Beasley: "We are the team to beat"

ya right he quit dope!!! He looks stoned in the picture!!!Look at his eyes!!!!Not that I know anything about that!!HA HA!!!




Since: Aug 16, 2006
Posted on: September 17, 2010 5:49 pm
 

Michael Beasley: "We are the team to beat"

His comment is the weed talking.  You know what that does to your short term memory.



Since: Mar 16, 2008
Posted on: September 17, 2010 5:49 pm
 

Michael Beasley: "We are the team to beat"

Wow - not only did Miami get 2 additional all-stars in the offseason they got rid of one of their biggest headaches.

What would posess someone to have that kind of garbage come out of their mouth? If you really believe that then preach it in the locker room and prove it on the court.

i wonder what Riley was more thrilled with in the off season - getting James or getting rid of the Beast.



Since: Jun 18, 2009
Posted on: September 17, 2010 5:31 pm
 

Michael Beasley: "We are the team to beat"

And I thought it was to watch the cheerleaders!!!!



Since: Sep 10, 2007
Posted on: September 17, 2010 5:05 pm
 

Michael Beasley: "We are the team to beat"

I predict the Timberwolves will be the team to be beat about 50 to 55 times. By beat, I mean to be beaten. 



Since: Dec 11, 2008
Posted on: September 17, 2010 4:51 pm
 

Michael Beasley: "We are the team to beat"

LOL!  That made me laugh. GO T'WOLVES!


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