The fourth quarter of Thursday night’s Knicks-Celtics game became the Michael Beasley Show. Beasley scored 18 of his 32 points in the final 12 minutes, turning a tie game into a 102-93 win. As he began to heat up, the Madison Square Garden crowd reacted accordingly:
— SLAM Magazine (@SLAMonline) December 22, 2017
After the game, a reporter asked him when he started to feel the hot hand. His answer: January 9, 1989 — his birthday.
Michael Beasley on when he started feeling the hot hand: “January 9, 1989.”
— Al Iannazzone (@Al_Iannazzone) December 22, 2017
And before his team left the court, he had a message for his teammates and anyone else in shouting distance:
— NBA (@NBA) December 22, 2017
Good luck trying to stop Beasley when he gets going.