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Shabazz Napier

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  • Lakers projected to take Aaron Gordon in NBA mock draft

    The Lakers are a week away from their reward for an unforgettably rough season. Philadelphia, Milwaukee and tons of other teams can also start replenishing their roster in next Thursday's NBA draft after unspeakably bad seasons. This is all...
  • Lakers give draft prospects another look, and keep eye on Joel Embiid

    The Lakers worked out a handful of players again Friday morning, potential picks in next Thursday's NBA draft who may or may not be part of their future. But one player they covet was on an operating table. Kansas center Joel Embiid had surgery Friday...
  • Evaluating NBA Draft Projections For Napier And Daniels

    Evaluating NBA Draft Projections For Napier And Daniels
    The NBA draft is Thursday at 7 p.m. (ESPN) at the Barclays Center in New York. Mock drafts have Kansas forward Andrew Wiggins, Duke forward Jabari Parker and Australian guard Dante Exum as locks to be picked in the top 5. However, Kentucky forward...
  • Shabazz Napier And Miami Heat: It's An Honor To Be Mentioned

    Shabazz Napier And Miami Heat: It's An Honor To Be Mentioned
    NEW YORK – The talking is done, the workouts — 10 of them — are behind him. Now, Shabazz Napier will sit and wait for his name to be called. "My body of work has proven a lot," Napier said Wednesday at a press conference in Times...
  • Dropping In: UConn Hoop Teams Visit Obama At White House

    UConn Hoops Teams Visit Obama At White House
    WASHINGTON – UConn basketball teams are becoming regular visitors at the White House. But Stefanie Dolson always finds a way to make these photo ops more than routine. She did it last year by putting up bunny ears behind President Barack Obama....
  • Low-Key Quick Makes A Splash — But Quietly

    Low-Key Quick Makes A Splash — But Quietly
    NEW YORK — The last time Jonathan Quick played at Madison Square Garden he was with the Pee Wee Rangers. It was 16 years ago. He was 12. On Monday night, in his first NHL appearance in Manhattan, the Connecticut kid was as big as the stage, as...
  • Shabazz Napier Next UConn Guard To Test NBA Waters

    Shabazz Napier Next UConn Guard To Test NBA Waters
    Thirty-eight players from UConn have been chosen in the NBA draft, beginning with Toby Kimball in 1965, and 18 have gone in the first round. The Huskies have made a habit of sending quality guards to the NBA. Shabazz Napier, projected to be drafted in the...
  • Bulls in holding pattern for Thursday's NBA draft

    Bulls in holding pattern for Thursday's NBA draft
    As a former college assistant coach and recruiter, Gar Forman lives for draft day. The Bulls' general manager loves working his college contacts, trying to navigate the maze of misinformation to land a rotation player or — better yet —...
  • UConn's Napier Drafted By Hornets, Traded To Heat; Daniels To Toronto At No. 37

     UConn's Napier Drafted By Hornets, Traded To Heat; Daniels To Toronto At No. 37
    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...
  • UConn's Shabazz Napier 'A Winner,' Says Miami Heat President Pat Riley

    UConn's Shabazz Napier 'A Winner,' Says Miami Heat President Pat Riley
    NEW YORK — If Shabazz Napier was antsy on draft night, so was Pat Riley. The Heat kept trying to work a trade to move up in the NBA draft and get Napier but could not find a willing partner. Riley, the Heat's president, later used the word...
  • Matt Murschel: NCAA sticks a fork in limited meals for athletes

    Matt Murschel: NCAA sticks a fork in limited meals for athletes
      The NCAA has come to the plate when it comes to its latest legislation – and that plate is full of delicious buttery pancakes. The Legislative Council approved a measure Tuesday that allows Division I athletes to receive unlimited meals and...