Timberwolves swingman Malik Beasley was arrested back in October on an assortment of charges.
This includes fifth-degree drug possession and creating threats of violence. Having an interesting offseason, Beasley recently inked a four-year, $60 million deal with the Wolves this summer as a restricted free agent. Apparently, they were comfortable with his situation.
Shortly after his arrest, Beasley was released from jail and, at the time, it was specified that rather charges, the investigation was ongoing. Charges were eventually filed and on Monday, Beasley’s attorneys informed that he had pled guilty to the threats of violence charge, but all drug charges had been dropped and any jail or house arrest time he could face would not take place until after the NBA season.
This seems to put an end to this saga for Beasley, who hopefully can put it behind him once he serves any time deemed necessary by a judge and move on with his career in Minnesota. The Timberwolves have high hopes for what he can bring to the team and paid him as such this summer, and he appears to be cleared to play all season without any concern for a situation like Kentavious Caldwell-Pope had where he was unable to leave the state for a brief period during the season.