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Shabazz Napier

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  • UConn's intriguing Napier appears a Heat longshot

    UConn's intriguing Napier appears a Heat longshot
       There was a point when UConn point guard Shabazz Napier set up as an intriguing option for the Miami Heat with the No. 26 pick in Thursday's NBA Draft.    Now that the 22-year-old has been invited to attend the draft in Brooklyn along with...
  • NBA Draft predictions: Andrew Wiggins No. 1, Dante Exum to Sixers

    NBA Draft predictions: Andrew Wiggins No. 1, Dante Exum to Sixers
    Tonight promises to be an interesting night. The Philadelphia 76ers own seven of the 60 picks in the NBA Draft, including Nos. 3 and 10, and five second-round selections. There are numerous question marks, such as how far Kansas center Joel Embiid...
  • 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...
  • Josh Robbins' NBA Mock Draft

    1. Cleveland Cavaliers: Andrew Wiggins, SF, Fr., Kansas. Great athlete, potential superstar. 2. Milwaukee Bucks: Jabari Parker, SF, Fr., Duke. Immediate Rookie of Year favorite. 3. Philadelphia 76ers: Danté Exum, PG, Australia. Embiid injury robs Sixers...
  • Shabazz Napier's NBA Draft Stock Improves At Right Time

    Shabazz Napier's NBA Draft Stock Improves At Right Time
    Shabazz Napier was playing in his 140th and 141st games for UConn, and there had been NBA scouts at nearly all of them. But there was still more to learn, and fresh eyes were now beginning to notice. One NBA executive was at Madison Square Garden for the...
  • 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...
  • 2014 NBA Mock Draft 3.0: Embiid injury shakes up race for No. 1

    The Sports Xchange By Tyler Jamieson, The Sports Xchange 2014 NBA Mock Draft 3.0: Embiid injury shakes up race for No. 1 The news of Joel Embiid's foot surgery scheduled for Friday sent a shockwave through the top portion of the 2014 NBA Draft. With...
  • On The Fly: Shabazz Napier Heading To Green Room

    Shabazz Napier, who not long ago was considered a marginal NBA prospect, is moving on up. And with the draft less than a week away, he's still moving. Napier accepted an invitation to attend the draft Thursday and sit in the green room at Barclays...
  • 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...
  • Kevin Ollie A Crowd Favorite At Celebrity Pro-Am

    CROMWELL — Since winning the national championship in April, UConn coach Kevin Ollie said recruits look at his men's basketball team "like a pretty girl now, walking the streets." But at the Travelers Celebrity Pro-Am on Wednesday, it was Ollie...
  • Operation Shower Having An Impact At TPC River Highlands

    CROMWELL — Ben Walsh of Manchester is an intern at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center, the final step in completing a one-year Masters program at Georgetown University. At St. Francis, Walsh's work involves complementary and alternative...