#5 Shooting Guard

Malik Beasley

Height / Weight
6' 4" / 187 lbs
Born
Nov 26, 1996 (26)
College
Florida State
NBA Draft
1st Round, 19th Overall, 2016
Nationality
American
Net Worth
$7.8 Million
SEASON STATS
2022-2023
PTS
13.5
+1.4
Rebounds
3.5
+0.6
Assists
1.7
+0.2
PER
15.17
+0.14
PLAYER INFO
Full Name: Malik Beasley
Place of Birth: Atlanta, Georgia
Education: Florida State
Parents: Deena and Michael Beasley

Malik Beasley Biography Details, Age, Net Worth, and Basketball Career

Malik JonMikal Beasley was born on November 26, 1996. Malik was born to Deena and Michael Beasley in Atlanta Georgia. He was accompanied by his siblings Darius and Micah Beasley. For high school, Malik attended St. Francis School in Alpharetta, Georgia. Throughout his high school career, Beasley was able to earn a 4-star recruit rating. Beasley went on to attend Florida State University to play basketball as a Seminole. After just one season as a Seminole, Malik entered the 2016 NBA Draft. Beasley was selected 19th overall in the first round of the 2016 NBA Draft by the Denver Nuggets. After playing three and a half seasons with the Nuggets, Beasley was traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves. He is currently a member of the Minnesota Timberwolves. 

High School Career (St. Francis)

For high school, Malik Beasley attended Saint Francis School in Alpharetta, Georgia. His breakout season came in his senior year. In his senior year, Beasley tallied 22.2 points, 6.9 rebounds, 2.9 assists, 1.9 steals, and 0.6 blocks per game. This massive stat line helped him be named the Class 1A Player of the Year of Georgia, as well as All-State Class A First Team. He did so while teaming up with future Arizona Wildcats star Kobi Simmons. Following his high school career, Beasley was rated as a 4-star recruit. His top 5 schools were Florida State, UConn, UCLA, Wake Forest, and Oregon.

College Career (Florida State Seminoles)

After considering his long list of prestigious schools, Beasley ultimately decided to commit to Florida State University. Malik only played one season for the Seminoles before entering the NBA Draft. In his freshman year, Beasley tallied 15.6 points, 5.3 rebounds, and 1.5 assists per game on 29.8 minutes of play. He was then named to the ACC All-Freshman team. Beasley was a major contributor for the defensive savvy Seminoles on both ends of the floor. Following his one year as a Seminole, Beasley declared for the NBA Draft on March 21, 2016. 

NBA Career

Malik Beasley was drafted with the 19th overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft by the Denver Nuggets. Beasley’s stock crashed a bit prior to the draft due to an offseason surgery he had to repair a stress fracture in his right leg. He officially inked his name with the Denver Nuggets on August 9, 2016. Early on in the season, Beasley had trouble getting minutes with the Nuggets. His first big game came on November 10, where he tallied 12 points in just 15 minutes against the Golden State Warriors. Throughout his rookie year Beasley found himself being bounced back and forth between the Nuggets and their G-League affiliate Sioux Falls Skyforce. Beasley continued to have a subpar NBA career, but has begun to show growth as of late. Beasley had a breakout game against the Houston Rockets, scorching them for 35 points in a February 1, 2019 victory. On February 5, 2020, Beasley was sent to the Minnesota Timberwolves in a four-team, 12-player trade deal. Malik is currently a member of the Minnesota Timberwolves. 

Malik Beasley Net Worth, Salary, Endorsements & Career Earnings

Malik Beasley’s current net worth is unknown. Amongst his first four seasons in the NBA, Beasley has amassed $7,833,514 in career earnings. He is currently on a 4-year, $7,833,514 deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves, that they acquired via trade from the Denver Nuggets. Beasley’s contract equates to an average annual salary of $1,958,379 for him. His current endorsement deals are unknown. 

Malik Beasley signed a 4-year, $7.8 million deal with the Denver Nuggets in 2016.

Malik Beasley Personal Life

Malik was born to Deena and Michael Beasley in Atlanta Georgia. He was accompanied by his siblings Darius and Micah Beasley. Malik’s father, Micahel, played basketball professionally in Chile, Puerto Rico, and the Dominican Republic. His grandfather, John Beasley, was an actor. John Beasley played a small part in the football classic movie Rudy. Beasley is currently dating Montana Yao, and the couple welcomed their first child, Makai Joseph Beasley, on March 26, 2019. 

Awards & Achievements

Awards and Honors by Type:
1 x ACC All-Freshman Team
2016
Awards and Honors by Year:
2016
ACC All-Freshman Team

Malik Beasley Quotes

  • “Just expanding my game, but I’m not really telling people what I’m working on.”
  • “Everything will fall into place from the hard work this summer.”
  • “My whole life I’ve been going to camps. I went to the LeBron and KD camps. And it cost money or I had to be invited. For me and my circle, we wanted the kids to have a free chance to learn about basketball, learn how to be a pro in the aspects of on the court and off the court.”
  • “I can’t wait to have the kids come by and I hope they’re listening. They can reach their goals just like I did. They just have to work hard.”

Malik Beasley Fun Facts

  • Malik Beasley runs his own camp, MB5 Pro Academy, that offers students of the game a free camp to train.
  • His grandfather played a small part in the movie Rudy.
  • 96.6 percent of his threes last season came from catch-and-shoot opportunities. 
Career stats
2022-2023
UTA
2021-2022
MIN
2020-2021
MIN
2019-2020
MIN
2018-2019
DEN
2017-2018
DEN
2016-2017
DEN
Season Team G MIN FG% 3P% FT% REB AST BLK STL PTS
2022-2023
54 26.8 39.7 35.8 84.1 3.5 1.7 0.1 0.8 13.5
2021-2022
79 25.0 39.1 37.7 81.7 2.9 1.5 0.2 0.5 12.1
2020-2021
37 32.8 44.0 39.9 85.0 4.4 2.4 0.2 0.8 19.6
2019-2020
55 22.0 42.5 38.8 81.8 2.7 1.4 0.1 0.7 11.2
2018-2019
81 23.2 47.4 40.2 84.8 2.5 1.2 0.1 0.7 11.3
2017-2018
62 9.5 41.0 34.1 66.7 1.1 0.5 0.1 0.2 3.2
2016-2017
22 7.5 45.2 32.1 80.0 0.8 0.5 0.0 0.3 3.8
Recent Games
Fri 2/3
Wed 2/1
Sat 1/28
Wed 1/25
Mon 1/23
Fri 1/20
Wed 1/18
Mon 1/16
Sat 1/14
Fri 1/13
Date Opp RESULT MIN PTS OR DR REB AST STL BLK TO
Fri 2/3
L 115-108
17 5 0 2 2 2 0 0 1
Wed 2/1
W 128-131
26 14 0 3 3 2 0 0 1
Sat 1/28
W 100-108
29 19 1 3 4 2 0 0 1
Wed 1/25
L 124-134
29 10 0 6 6 5 0 0 0
Mon 1/23
W 102-120
19 9 0 2 2 2 2 0 2
Fri 1/20
L 117-106
31 12 1 3 4 0 0 0 1
Wed 1/18
W 103-126
27 13 1 3 4 0 0 0 1
Mon 1/16
W 126-125
33 10 1 3 4 2 0 0 3
Sat 1/14
L 118-117
32 9 1 2 3 1 0 0 2
Fri 1/13
W 108-112
27 9 0 2 2 2 2 1 2