Beverley drafted traded to Miami Heat

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Former Razorback Patrick Beverley was taken by the world champion Los Angeles Lakers with the 42nd pick in the second round of Thursday night’s 2009 National Basketball Association Draft and then traded to the Miami Heat.

Beverley, a former SEC Freshman of the Year, is the second former Razorback to be drafted in the past two seasons. Sonny Weems was drafted in 2008 by the Chicago Bulls, but was immediately traded to the Denver Nuggets where he played last season.