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Report: Former UConn Star Shabazz Napier Signs With Nets

Report: Former UConn Star Shabazz Napier Signs With Nets

Former UConn star Shabazz Napier has signed a two-year deal with the Brooklyn Nets, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported on Saturday.

The deal includes a team option for the second year, according to ESPN.

Napier played at UConn from 2010-14 and was drafted by the Charlotte Hornets 24th overall and immediately traded to Miami. He played in 51 games for the Heat in 2014-15, averaging 5.1 points.

He spent the 2015-16 season in Orlando and the last two with the Portland Trail Blazers. The 2017-18 season was his best in the NBA as he appeared in 74 games, averaging more than 20 minutes and 8.7 points.

Napier has played in 233 games in his career and averaged...

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