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  • Suns acquire Thomas from Kings

    The Sports Xchange Suns acquire Thomas from Kings The Phoenix Suns announced Saturday that they completed a sign-and-trade deal with the Sacramento Kings to acquire guard Isaiah Thomas for the rights to forward Alex Oriakhi. Thomas averaged career-...
  • NBA roundup: Anthony, Knicks work on deal

    The Sports Xchange NBA roundup: Anthony, Knicks work on deal The New York Knicks and forward Carmelo Anthony are negotiating a new contract, ESPN reported Saturday. Anthony, a free agent, was being pursued heavily by the Chicago Bulls and Houston...
  • Twitter Reaction To LeBron James' Breaking News

    Some Twitter reaction to the news that Lebron James is returning to Northeast Ohio: Scott Van Pelt @notthefakeSVP: That's one helluva letter. Pitch perfect. Home represents something special to all of us...he went home. Right on. Jeff Goodman...
  • Report: G Thomas headed to Suns

    The Sports Xchange Report: G Thomas headed to Suns The Phoenix Suns were close to completing a sign-and-trade agreement with the Sacramento Kings for free-agent point guard Isaiah Thomas, Yahoo Sports reported Friday. Thomas will receive a four-year,...
  • Shabazz Napier Struggles With Shot In Third Summer League Game

    Shabazz Napier Struggles With Shot In Third Summer League Game
    Shabazz Napier struggled to find his shot for the second time in three NBA Summer League games as his Miami Heat lost to the Detroit Pistons, 80-78, on Tuesday night. The former UConn star and first-round pick of the Heat was just 3-for-11 - missing all...
  • Hoiberg: UConn Better Than Team Iowa State Beat In 2012

    Hoiberg: UConn Better Than Team Iowa State Beat In 2012
    Two years ago, UConn's season came crashing to an end in an NCAA Tournament game against Iowa State. Much was different then. UConn was the defending national champion and Iowa State was relatively unknown on the national stage. The game was in...
  • Sophomore Struggles Helped Transform Shabazz

    — UConn senior Shabazz Napier took a moment Saturday to reflect on the disappointing sophomore season that is a part of who he is now. "My sophomore season, we had one of the best teams in the country," he said on the eve of the Huskies' Elite...
  • Be True To Your School: Napier, Giffey, Olander Stick It Out

    Be True To Your School: Napier, Giffey, Olander Stick It Out
    ARLINGTON, Texas — The foundation was shaking under the UConn basketball program and players were fleeing. Facing a postseason ban because it failed to meet NCAA academic standards, UConn saw Alex Oriakhi, Roscoe Smith, and Michael Bradley...
  • Special Night At Gampel For Napier, Giffey, Olander, Kromah

    Special Night At Gampel For Napier, Giffey, Olander, Kromah
    STORRS — Jim Calhoun remembers meeting Niels Giffey at Gampel Pavilion in the spring of 2012, disquieting days for the UConn basketball program. Players were leaving for the NBA, which was one thing. Others were transferring. "I remember Niels...
  • With Mom's Support, Napier Finishes What He Started

    With Mom's Support, Napier Finishes What He Started
    STORRS — She had done her best to remain composed during the pregame senior night ceremony. She had hugged Kevin Ollie tight and hugged Jim Calhoun just as tight. Afterward, after UConn had outlasted Rutgers, she stood there laughing as she posed...
  • FRESHMAN CLASS: Something Old, Something New

    STORRS — Things had rarely looked so bleak in UConn Nation. The Huskies were ousted from one NCAA Tournament and barred from the next, and players were leaving left and right. Jeremy Lamb and Andre Drummond left for the NBA. Alex Oriakhi, Roscoe...