Heat sign Beasley to 10-day contract

Miami, FL ( - The Miami Heat signed forward Michael Beasley to a 10-day contract on Thursday.

Beasley most recently played with the Shanghai Sharks in the Chinese Basketball Association. He averaged 27.1 points, 10.4 rebounds, 5.2 assists and 1.92 steals in 37 games while shooting 51.3 percent from the floor.

His time with the Sharks was highlighted by capturing MVP honors at the 2015 CBA All-Star Game, where he came off the bench to score a CBA All-Star Game record 59 points.

Beasley begins his third stint with the Heat. He was originally selected by Miami with the second pick of the 2008 NBA Draft and played two seasons with the club before being traded to Minnesota. He rejoined the Heat last season, appearing in 55 games (two starts) and averaging 7.9 points and 3.1 rebounds.

In his three seasons as a member of the Heat, he has appeared in 214 games (99 starts) and averaged 12.7 points and 5.2 rebounds.