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Shabazz Napier

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  • Q&A: Shabazz Napier reflects on Heat, LeBron, future

    Q&A: Shabazz Napier reflects on Heat, LeBron, future
       UConn point guard Shabazz Napier addressed the media at Barclays Center in Brooklyn after he was selected at No. 24 in Thursday's NBA Draft by the Charlotte Hornets and then was dealt to the Miami Heat.     His interview:     Napier: "The first...
  • Draft profile: Heat acquire Shabazz Napier in first round

    Draft profile: Heat acquire Shabazz Napier in first round
      A look at Miami Heat first-round acquisition Shabazz Napier, the point guard out of UConn selected at No. 24 in Thursday's NBA Draft by the Charlotte Hornets and then dealt to the Heat:   Player: Shabazz Napier   Selected: No. 24 by Charlotte...
  • 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...
  • Heat trade up to acquire Shabazz Napier

    Heat trade up to acquire Shabazz Napier
    Draft night played out just as expected for the Miami Heat. It was reported earlier in the week the Heat intended to make a play for former Connecticut guard Shabazz Napier during Thursday's NBA Draft. That's exactly what happened and they got their...
  • LeBron James tweets the Heat got his favorite player in the draft

    The Miami Heat apparently did something smart toward persuading LeBron James to return to the team. They seemed to have acquired his favorite young player, UConn point guard Shabazz Napier, who was selected by the Charlotte Hornets at No. 24 then traded...
  • Report: Heat interested in trading up to draft Shabazz Napier

    Report: Heat interested in trading up to draft Shabazz Napier
    The Miami Heat have apparently targeted a point guard as the primary upgrade possible in Thursday's NBA Draft. With the struggles of Mario Chalmers and Norris Cole throughout the postseason, especially in the Finals, the Heat are reportedly interested in...
  • 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...
  • 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 —...
  • Purvis Good Fit For UConn, Says Former Teammate Warren

    NEW YORK — T.J. Warren, from North Carolina State, one of the potential first-round picks in New York, expects his former teammate, Rodney Purvis, to do well at UConn. "Rodney was a hard worker. A guy who always was a competitor," Warren said....
  • Napier, Daniels Draft Scenarios

    The Shabazz Scenarios On the eve of the NBA Draft, Shabazz Napier's name was popping up in trade rumors. Once considered a late-first round pick pick at best, Napier is, according to an ESPN report, the target of the Miami Heat, who hold the 26th pick...
  • 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...