Beverley departs for Greece

Patrick Beverley, the second-round NBA Draft choice the Miami Heat acquired in June at the cost of a $1.5 million payment and a future second-round pick to the Los Angeles Lakers, has signed to spend the 2009-10 season in Greece.

Beverley, taken with the No. 41 pick and then dealt to the Heat on draft night, will play for European powerhouse Olympiakos, the Greek League team announced.