Miami Heat Bringing Back Michael Beasley

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Michael Beasley's career with the Heat is nothing but a footnote to the dynasty the team assembled in the summer of 2010. Drafted second overall by the Heat in 2008, Beasley was quickly traded away in order to make room for LeBron James and Chris Bosh.

Well, Beasley is coming back. According to the Miami Herald, he's signed a one-year, no-guarantee contract with the Heat.

At one point, the team hoped Beasley would develop into a natural sidekick and eventual successor to Dwyane Wade. Instead, he just smoked a lot of pot. Seriously, Timberwolves general manager David Kahn, of the team Beasley was traded too, said Beasley failed in Miami because he "smoked too much pot."

Beasley's most embarrassing moment with the Heat came in 2009 when he tweeted out a photo of his, uh, interesting "Super Cool Beas" back tattoo with what seemed like a baggie of pot in the background. The Heat sent him to rehab after the incident.

It didn't seem to work. He was arrested for marijuana possession in Arizona on August 6 and promptly dropped by the Phoenix Suns.

Pundits are still split on whether Beasley's off-court issues are hampering his natural talent, or whether he's a mediocre player at best who should have never been drafted second in the first place.

Here's hoping a chance to help LeBron, Wade, and Bosh to another championship will finally convince him to put down the bong for a bit and prove his critics wrong.

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Aaron Matthews
Aaron Matthews

Good! He will learn under the most underrated coaching staff, and won't demand to play behins allstars!

Alexander Fernandez
Alexander Fernandez

I say bring back Lamar Odom as well. All-NBA weed team with Beasley, Odom and Birdman

Shirt Series
Shirt Series

He's the same idiot that was calling the Miami heat "HOLLYWOOD"... I always thought he was overrated...but If you can't beat them, join them..Welcome Heat Haters!!

Star Ramos
Star Ramos

This yummy man is back !! Yey Heat !

Bruce Bradshaw
Bruce Bradshaw

Bring a fox to the hen house. Unless changed his evil ways

Luis Pagan
Luis Pagan

as long as he done some growing up since he was last here.

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