| Jun 26, 2014
| 8:55 PM
NEW YORK – The route didn’t go quite as anticipated, but Shabazz Napier ended up in Miami.
Napier became the 19th UConn player selected in the first round when the Charlotte Hornets selected him with the 24th pick. But as soon as the pick...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 2:50 PM
UConn's NBA draft history:
Walt Dropo: 1947, 4th, Providence-#
Burr Carlson: 1952, 82nd, Philadelphia-x
Jim Ahearn: 1955, 53rd, Boston
Art Quimby: 1955, 80th, Rochester-x
Toby Kimball: 1965, 23rd, Boston
Wes Bialosuknia: 1967, 37th, St. Louis...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 5:22 PM
It's a question with a seemingly straightforward answer: Who is the NBA's best rebounder?
Kevin Love averages a league-leading 13.7 rebounds to DeAndre Jordan's and Dwight Howard's 13.0. Was that so hard?
Well, actually ...
What some might...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 6:49 AM
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Some of the Huskies know the thrill of winning a national championship, and most know the emptiness of being barred from postseason play.
But perhaps the most important experience of all came in between, when UConn lost to Iowa...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 4:21 PM
TAMPA, Fla. – There is no extending a college career. The eligibility runs out or the NBA beckons and it's time to move on.
What can be extended is influence. Though Kemba Walker is long gone, his influence on a freshman point guard lives on at...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 6:08 PM
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...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 10:02 PM
Kevin Love had 37 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists, the first triple-double of his career, and the Minnesota Timberwolves cruised past the Utah Jazz, 121-104, Saturday night in Salt Lake City.
Minnesota was again playing without starters Nikola...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 11:39 AM
Heat beat writer
Heat in 5 games
The Heat have lost only one playoff series since the Big Three came together, the 2011 NBA Finals. And while with Al Jefferson and Kemba Walker the Bobcats have the type of post scorer and quick guard that...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 9:55 PM
Al Jefferson simply dominated the Lakers on Friday night, scoring 40 points while taking 18 rebounds to lead the Charlotte Bobcats to a 110-100 victory at Staples Center.
The 6-foot-10 center shot 18 of 32 from the field in 38 minutes, scoring only four...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 12:43 PM
MIAMI --- LeBron James anotó 32 puntos y Chris Bosh agregó 20 para conducir al Heat de Miami a un peleado triunfo sobre los Bobcats de Charlotte, 101-97, el miércoles en la American Airlines Arena.
Con la victoria, Miami toma ventaja de 2-0...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 11:26 AM
ARLINGTON, Texas — In the national perception, UConn begins with Shabazz Napier, and ends with Shabazz Napier. And in between, well, there's a whole lot of Shabazz Napier.
But those with the task of beating the Huskies know differently.