Beasley began the season in Denver, where he appeared in 41 games and averaged 7.9 points, 1.9 rebounds and 1.2 assists per contest. Beasley was traded to the Timberwolves on Feb. 4 and started the final three games before the All-Star break. He averaged 22.0 points per game during that stretch and had a double-double with 23 points and 10 rebounds Feb. 8 versus the Clippers. He had one of his best performances of the season on Jan. 16 against Warriors, posting 27 points (9-16 FG, 5-10 3Pt, 4-4 FT), four rebounds, three steals and one assist in 39 minutes. Just before the break, Beasley went for a then-season-high 28 points on 11-of-25 shooting against the Hornets. Coming out of the break, Beasley continued his hot scoring, topping 20 points seven times in a 10-game stretch from Feb. 21 through Mar. 8. During that span, he averaged 21.9 points per game on 50.6 percent shooting (44.2% 3PT). The Florida State product scored at least 21 points in four straight games from Mar. 3 to Mar. 8, posting 25.5 points per game during that run. Against the Magic on Mar. 6, Beasley went 14-of-21 from the field to finish with 29 points and four rebounds. At the time the NBA season was suspended on Mar. 11, Beasley averaged 20.7 points, 5.1 rebounds, and 1.9 assists in 14 games with the Timberwolves.2018
Malik Beasley significantly increased his production and team role in 2018-19, his third season with the Nuggets. He appeared in 81 games and started 18 contests. Beasley's playing time also jumped quite a bit, increasing from 10 minutes per game last season to 23 minutes per night in 2018-19 . The Nuggets turned to the Florida State product for his outside shooting, as Beasley attempted 5.0 three pointers a night. Beasley averaged two made treys a game for a 40.2 three-point shooting percentage. The guard also averaged 11.3 points per game while picking up 2.5 rebounds and 1.2 assists a night. His role was primarily as a spot-up shooter and he had a couple impressive outings. On Jan. 15, Beasley posted a career-high six three-pointers in a loss to the Warriors. In a big win over the Rockets to start the month of February, Beasley drained five threes en route to dropping a career-high 35 points. Beasley's Nuggets made it to the second round of the playoffs, losing to Portland in seven games. Beasley played in all 14 of Denver's post-season contests, averaging 8.1 points and 1.4 made threes per game.2017
Beasley appeared in 62 games off the bench for the Denver Nuggets during his sophomore campaign. Beasley averaged 3.2 points and a career-high 1.1 rebounds per contest. He averaged 9.4 minutes on the floor per tilt. Beasley shot 34.1 percent from three-point range. He reached double figures in points on three occasions. He scored a season-high 12 points at Orlando on Dec. 8. It was arguably his best game of the year, as Beasley also snatched four rebounds and dished out three assists in the 103-89 win over the Magic. Beasley grabbed a career-high seven rebounds against Golden State on Nov. 14. He dished out three assists on three separate dates. Beasley also showed dexterity on the defensive end. He tallied two steals against Utah on Jan. 5.2016
As a rookie out of Florida State, Beasley saw action in 22 games for the Nuggets. He averaged 3.8 points per game on 45.2 percent shooting from the field. Beasley scored his first NBA points on Nov. 10 against the Warriors, when he put up 12 points in 15 minutes. Late in the season, Beasley saw extended minutes in back-to-back games. In a win over Dallas on April 11, he posted 16 points, five rebounds, two assists, and two steals in 32 minutes off the bench. In the regular-season finale, Beasley made his first career NBA start and responded with 17 points, three rebounds, three assists and a steal in 40 minutes. Beasley also spent time with the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the G League. He appeared in 16 G League contests, averaging 18.9 points, 7.6 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 1.1 steals per game.
June 23, 2016Drafted by the Denver Nuggets in the 1st round (19th pick) of the 2016 NBA Draft and signed a rookie deal shortly thereafter.
February 5, 2020As part of a 4-way trade, traded by the Denver Nuggets with Juancho Hernangomez and Jarred Vanderbilt to the Minnesota Timberwolves in exchange for Shabazz Napier, Noah Vonleh, and Keita Bates-Diop