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Shabazz Napier

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  • ASK IRA: Will Shabazz Napier play as a rookie?

    ASK IRA: Will Shabazz Napier play as a rookie?
    Q: Ira, I know that Erik Spoelstra likes to slow-cook rookies, but with the lack of shooting-guard depth requiring Mario Chalmers to play some two, do you see Shabazz Napier getting regular minutes? -- Luis. A: First, there is plenty of time for the...
  • Hamilton poised to become Heat's 12th guaranteed player

    Hamilton poised to become Heat's 12th guaranteed player
       Center Justin Hamilton is poised to become the 12th player under guaranteed contract to the Miami Heat, when his partial guarantee kicks in Friday.    Hamilton, an outside-shooting 7-footer who finished last season with the Heat, has an $816,000...
  • Scout sees mixed bag of Heat acquisitions

    Scout sees mixed bag of Heat acquisitions
       It has been, to a degree, a summer in a vacuum.    During any other offseason, one that is not dominated by the news of a player lost, there would have been a series of media conferences, ones welcoming Luol Deng, Josh McRoberts, Danny Granger,...
  • Jan. 3 home game vs. UConn highlights Gators' non-conference hoops schedule

    Jan. 3 home game vs. UConn highlights Gators' non-conference hoops schedule
    A Jan. 3 home game against reigning national champion Connecticut highlights a strong non-conference schedule for the Florida Gators, the school announced Wednesday. The Huskies' 62-52 win on April 5 during the Final Four ended the Gators' school-record...
  • Jalen Adams, 6-2 Guard, Following Shabazz's Path To UConn

    STORRS – What Shabazz Napier started at UConn, Jalen Adams will continue. Adams, one of the top guard prospects in the Class of 2015, made an oral commitment to attend UConn on Monday morning. "I was sold on the program," Adams said by phone...
  • UConn Expects Rakim Lubin To Fill Big Space Under Boards

    UConn Expects Rakim Lubin To Fill Big Space Under Boards
    STORRS — Watching UConn play the past couple of years, one area of need has stood out. Muscle. Freshman Rakim Lubin, who began classes this week, envisions himself muscling his way into the Huskies mix. "Physicality and a lot of rebounding, that'...
  • 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...
  • UConn's Rodney Purvis Set To Show Huskies What He's Got

    UConn's Rodney Purvis Set To Show Huskies What He's Got
    WATERBURY — Rodney Purvis couldn't put on the UConn jersey and play in games last season, so he had to make each behind-the-scenes moment count. Late at night, sometimes after midnight, he and Ryan Boatright would walk back to Gampel Pavilion, turn...
  • Heat sign Shabazz Napier

    Heat sign Shabazz Napier
    The Miami Heat signed guard Shabazz Napier, who was acquired in a draft-night trade after being selected with the 24th overall pick by the Charlotte Hornets last month. Napier played in 40 games for the national champion Connecticut Huskies last season,...
  • Pat Riley on Heat offseason: 'We will continue to recover'

    Pat Riley on Heat offseason: 'We will continue to recover'
      For the first time this offseason, Miami Heat President Pat Riley put his voice to the free-agency tumult that has reshaped his roster in the wake of the departure of forward LeBron James.   On the day the Heat formally announced the re-signing of...
  • Devastation, resurrection: Riley reflects on losing LeBron

    Devastation, resurrection: Riley reflects on losing LeBron
      It could have been a demolition derby. To listen to Pat Riley tell it, the twists and turns of the Miami Heat's offseason have been devastating, daunting, deceitful, briefly demoralizing.   And based on the days that preceded LeBron James' NBA free-...