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Los Angeles Lakers forward Michael Beasley is not expected to miss any time after leaving Thursday night’s preseason game against the Sacramento Kings due to a right rib contusion, according to Yahoo Sports’ Chris Haynes.
Haynes noted Beasley underwent an MRI on Thursday night, and the results were negative.
The veteran also dealt with a head laceration earlier this preseason.
He did manage to stay in good health a season ago, though, appearing in 74 games for the New York Knicks in 2017-18.
Beasley used a solid performance in the Big Apple last season to earn a spot with the new-look Lakers. His 13.2 points and 5.6 rebounds per game were his best averages since 2010-11, the former No. 2 overall pick’s third year in the NBA.
While with the Knicks, he shot 39.5 percent from three-point range.
Beasley was just one of many additions Los Angeles ma