Malik JonMikal Beasley is an American professional basketball player for the Utah Jazz of the National Basketball Association. He attended Saint Francis School in Alpharetta, Georgia, and played one season of college basketball for the Florida State Seminoles. Beasley was drafted by the Denver Nuggets with the 19th overall pick in the 2016 NBA draft. After three and a half seasons with the Nuggets he was traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves. In mid-2021, Beasley served 78 days of a 120-day sentence in jail related to a firearm-brandishing incident.