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The definitive Michael Beasley article

By Grant Wahl of Sports Illustrated, from earlier this year.

Money quotes--the good:

"He's really a point forward, not much different—other than in body length—from Kevin Garnett. They can both guard smaller guys and big guys, step away from the basket and pass and dribble."--DePaul coach Jerry Wainwright

And the (potential) bad:

High school odysseys don't preclude success in the pros—Phoenix Suns All-Star Amaré Stoudemire, for example, attended six high schools in three years—but the lack of stability is a potential red flag for any team that's considering drafting Beasley.

The character issue--real or imagined--may be what tips the scales in favor of Rose.

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