Albeit the Wolves are still losing, Beasley seems to have found a home in Minnesota. Averaging 20+ points per game so far this season, does anyone seem to think Colangelo is regretting not taking back Beasley in the trade with Miami?
It’s no new insight that in professional sports, winning attracts attention. Cereal boxes, tickertape parades, bedroom posters, playground impersonators, hours of televised fawning – all in honour of the big W. Losers can be relevant, but they’re relevant for losing. You may get noticed for setting futility records, but being a spectacular failure won’t make you matter… or make you money.