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Minnesota Timberwolves | #22 | Guard











6'1" | 180lb | 33 years

Player Bio

Patrick Beverley was born in Chicago, Illinois, to Lisa Beverley. He attended Waubonsie Valley High School in Aurora, Illinois as a freshman before transferring to John Marshall Metropolitan High School in Chicago. He led the state in scoring with 37.3 points per game as a senior at John Marshall and was named Co-Player of the Year. Beverley was featured in the 2007 documentary Hoop Reality -- the sequel to the 1995 documentary Hoop Dreams. Before signing with the Rockets in 2013, he helped his mother open her own nail salon in Houston. With the Clippers, he helped distribute school supplies to children through a partnership with City Year. Learn more about Beverley by following him on Twitter and Instagram (@patbev21). Beverley spent two seasons with Arkansas and showed the type of defensive intensity that would be the hallmark of his professional career. He started 34 games as a freshman and provided 13.9 points, 4.5 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 1.7 steals per contest. The 6-foot-1 guard earned SEC Freshman of the Year honors and helped the Razorbacks to the 2007 NCAA Tournament, where they lost to USC in the first round. Beverley returned for his sophomore season and played with seniors Sonny Weems and Darian Townes. He averaged 12.1 points, 6.6 rebounds and 2.4 assists. The team returned to the NCAA Tournament, where Beverley had 12 points in a first-round win over Indiana. Prior to his junior season, Beverley was deemed academically ineligible. He played one season with Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk in the Ukrainian Basketball League, where he averaged 16.6 points, 7.0 rebounds, 3.6 assists and 2.2 steals in 46 games. He was drafted in the second round of the 2009 NBA Draft, but he spent the following three-plus years overseas. Beverley won the EuroCup MVP award for the 2011-12 season with Spartak St. Petersburg.