| Jul 31, 2014
| 8:11 AM
The All Pro Sports Shabazz Napier Camp was in full force on July 28. Napier hosted the camp and taught fundamentals of basketball to youth.
"I'm letting them know this is basketball and it's made to be fun," said Napier. "Later on in life they'll...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 12:07 PM
SOUTH WINDSOR – The first action of the morning was done. It was time to talk, heart to heart. About 100 kids sat on the hardwood floor and looked up at their coach for the week – Shabazz Napier.
"Just have fun," Napier told them,...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 7:01 PM
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,...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 6:29 PM
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...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 3:10 PM
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...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 1:52 PM
The Orlando Magic will have difficult choices to make when the 2014 NBA Draft is held Thursday night.
The team can go in almost a dizzying number of directions with its two first-round picks, fourth overall and 12th overall.
Here's a look at some of...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 3:25 PM
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...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 12:18 PM
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...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 5:55 PM
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 —...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 9:14 PM
NEW YORK — LeBron James saw what he did. We all saw what he did. As a junior, Shabazz Napier pulled one overtime rabbit out of a hat after another. As a senior, Napier took a team that nobody picked for the Final Four and led UConn to a national...
| 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...