Minnesota Timberwolves guard Malik Beasley is set to serve a 120-day sentence in an adult corrections facility at the conclusion of the NBA season.
This report came via Shams Charania of The Athletic.
Beasley received his sentence at Hennepin County Workhouse on Tuesday as a result of his arrest back in October.
He was reportedly arrested for pointing a rifle at a family that approached his home during a parade of homes.
Beasley was charged with felony threats of violence after yelling to the family, “get the f*** off” his property while pointing the rifle at them.
He is also being charged with fifth-degree drug possession after finding nearly two pounds of marijuana on his property.
Beasley plead guilty to the threats of violence charge in December; however, the drug charge was dismissed.
Upon his completion of probation, the violence charges will be dropped from a felony to a misdemeanor according to Charania.
Beasley’s threat of violence charge will be reduced to misdemeanor after completion of probation. The felony drug charged was dismissed.
Beasley is in midst of a breakout NBA season, averaging 20.5 points, 5.2 rebounds and 2.5 assists. https://t.co/nD6R27xYmZ
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) February 9, 2021
In his fifth year in the league, Beasley is currently in the midst of a breakout season with the Timberwolves after being traded from the Denver Nuggets.
The 6-foot-4 guard had some solid years of production in Denver, but he has taken his game to a different level in Minnesota.
His stats through 24 games include a career-high 20.5 points, 5.2 rebounds, and 2.5 assists.
Unfortunately, Beasley improved play on the court hasn’t translated to wins, with the T-Wolves sitting at 6-18, the worst record in the Western Conference.