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Shabazz Napier

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  • UConn Men's Insider: Huskies Talent Is There, But Finding Magic Is Tricky

    UConn Men's Insider: Huskies Talent Is There, But Finding Magic Is Tricky
    If there were a town called “Statsville,” my picture would probably be up in the post office among the most wanted. Not a big stats guy here. Don't have a problem with stats in baseball, basketball and other sports; it's interesting stuff and...
  • Look At 2014-15: UConn Coach Kevin Ollie Eyes A Team With Many Looks

    Look At 2014-15: UConn Coach Kevin Ollie Eyes A Team With Many Looks
    STORRS — At the end of the day, it was Shabazz Napier's bus. You never knew the route: 0-for-7 one half, 10-for-11 the next. There would be head fakes and fouls until the free throws added up. The miraculous shot, the defiance. It was the ride of a...
  • UConn Men: Road To A 2013-14 Title

    UConn Men: Road To A 2013-14 Title
    There were some bumps along the way, but the Huskies, like in 2011, caught fire at the right time and ran the table as a No. 7 seed in the NCAA Tournament, winning the school’s fourth national title and first under second-year coach Kevin Ollie. A...
  • Basketball Season Kicks Off For UConn Men And Women Friday

    Basketball Season Kicks Off For UConn Men And Women Friday
    STORRS — The confetti was still on heads and shoulders as Kevin Ollie and his players took the podium at AT&T Stadium. It was familiar, it was comfortable. And when someone tossed out the word, "improbable," Ollie corrected him. "Somebody told...
  • Preview: Bryant at Connecticut

    Fresh off a stunning run to an NCAA championship, No. 15 Connecticut has some major holes to fill as it prepares to open defense of its title against visiting Bryant University on Friday. The Huskies lost four of their top five scorers, including do-...
  • ASK IRA: Is there a Plan B if Wade takes time off?

    ASK IRA: Is there a Plan B if Wade takes time off?
    Q: I know it is early, very early, but Dwayne Wade could turn out to be one of the best stories of the NBA season. It reminds me of the Converse commercial they ran for Wade when he first came into the league, fall down seven times, get up eight! --...
  • 5 UConn Men's Lessons Learned: Missing Identity But It'll Come

    5 UConn Men's Lessons Learned: Missing Identity But It'll Come
    Every game is a learning experience, for those who play and those that watch. In the aftermath of UConn's 68-59 win over Assumption in the Huskies' second exhibition game, Sunday afternoon at the XL Center, here's what we learned: Identity A Work In...
  • Facing Mavs always brings memories for Heat

    Facing Mavs always brings memories for Heat
    The memories will likely never fade. The Miami Heat will always grow a little nostalgic when playing the Dallas Mavericks at AmericanAirlines Center. It provides opportunity to think back to when the teams met in the NBA Finals in 2006 and 2011, with...
  • ASK IRA: Are Heat playing right defense for this roster?

    ASK IRA: Are Heat playing right defense for this roster?
    Q: Any time you're blitzing high pick-and-rolls you will always have a corner three open after all the rotations go through. -- Alex. A: But that's where closeout speed comes into play. Two seasons ago, when LeBron James was still around, when Dwyane...
  • UConn Players In The NBA

    As the 2014-15 NBA season begins, nine former UConn players are on NBA rosters. They are on eight rosters (two on the Pistons), and total a combined 60 seasons of NBA experience. The UConn nine are led by Caron Butler (Pistons), in his 13th NBA season....
  • Wade standing tall, in record book and lineup

    Wade standing tall, in record book and lineup
    Dwyane Wade has spent most of his career playing bigger than his 6-foot-4 stature. This season, it can be seen in both the record books and in the lineup. With a blocked shot Wednesday against the Charlotte Hornets, Wade reached 700 for his career,...