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Shabazz Napier

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  • Kings exercising caution with injured defenseman Drew Doughty

    CALGARY, Canada — Of course Drew Doughty wants to play. He always does. But the Kings' top defenseman is giving way to common sense with three games remaining before the playoffs. That and the advice of the team trainers and medical staff....
  • LeBron James says Kevin Durant deserves the MVP award

    LeBron James says Kevin Durant deserves the MVP award
    LeBron James, who has won the MVP award the last two seasons, thinks the honor should go to Kevin Durant this year. “I would say he’s the most consistent basketball player as far as the MVP this year, man,” James said Wednesday, via...
  • Teel Time: On Kentucky's seed, ACC's decline, UConn breaking champions' mold

    Teel Time: On Kentucky's seed, ACC's decline, UConn breaking champions' mold
    College basketball season is over, but some of us are loath to let go. So before gazing ahead to next season and diving into summer recruiting, some numbers and observations from yet another compelling NCAA tournament. **Rather than marvel at an...
  • Capitol Steps: Courant Columnist To Make Good On Boast After UConn Men Win It All

    Capitol Steps: Courant Columnist To Make Good On Boast After UConn Men Win It All
    And so I walk. ... "Color me not convinced. Call me the Doubting Pitino if you want, but I'll carry this banner from the state Capitol to Gampel Pavilion if UConn wins the national championship." Those are the 30 words that got me into trouble. Those...
  • Estimated 200,000 Crowd Hartford Streets For UConn Parade

    Estimated 200,000 Crowd Hartford Streets For UConn Parade
    HARTFORD — The city celebrated the UConn men's and women's basketball teams' national championships Sunday with a victory parade through downtown, and it was one of the biggest parties Hartford has ever seen. An estimated 200,000 people lined...
  • With Help Of Winning Coaches, Depressing Date Gets New Shine

    With Help Of Winning Coaches, Depressing Date Gets New Shine
    HARTFORD — As the UConn men's basketball coach, one who would later say he isn't going anywhere, stepped up to speak outside the State Capitol on Sunday, thousands of UConn fans began chanting, "Ol-lie! Ol-lie!" No lie, the earth rumbled and it...
  • Clippers' Blake Griffin close to NBA's technical foul limit

    Clippers forward Blake Griffin has gotten to the edge of the NBA’s technical foul limit, putting him in jeopardy of a suspension. Griffin was issued his 15th technical foul of the season Wednesday night against the Oklahoma City Thunder, tying him...
  • Huskies Aren't Complaining About Their No. 7 Seed Now

    BUFFALO, N.Y. – As the NCAA Tournament moves on, it looks as though the No. 7 seed wasn't such a bad thing for UConn. For one thing, had the Huskies been seeded four, five or six, they might have played one of the dangerous 11, 12 or 13 seeds seeds...
  • While Napier Sat, UConn Men Managed In Win Over Villanova

    While Napier Sat, UConn Men Managed In Win Over Villanova
    BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Huskies had gotten off to a staggering start, outrebounded, outshot. An intentional foul had already been called, virtually handing Villanova five points. And now this: Shabazz Napier was called for a charge, his second foul,...
  • Count Oscar Robertson Among Shabazz Napier's Admirers

    NEW YORK – Oscar Robertson is one of the great names in basketball history, but he is not a bronze statue, not a hazy figure on a grainy old film. He's 76, but still solidly built, and can take over a room as surely as he used to take over games....
  • Madison Square Garden A Special Place In UConn History

    Madison Square Garden A Special Place In UConn History
    — Vin Yokabaskas has been ailing recently and confined to bed, but he couldn't pass up the chance to relive that special day one more time. "Well, it was the most exciting day of my life," said Yokabaskas, 84, as tears began to run down his...