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Shabazz Napier

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Jalen Adams, 6-2 Guard, Following Shabazz's Path To UConn

    STORRS – What Shabazz Napier started at UConn, Jalen Adams will continue. Adams, one of the top guard prospects in the Class of 2015, made an oral commitment to attend UConn on Monday morning. "I was sold on the program," Adams said by phone...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Another Day, Another NBA Opening, No UConn-Ollie Deal Yet

    Another Day, Another NBA Opening, No UConn-Ollie Deal Yet
    There is yet another NBA team looking for a head coach. The Cleveland Cavaliers fired Mike Brown Monday. This news could have an impact on the Kevin Ollie situation. It could, in fact, speed up his contract talks with UConn, which appear to be hung up...
  • Ollie: UConn Talks 'Progressing;' Gets Award With Auriemma

    Ollie: UConn Talks 'Progressing;' Gets Award With Auriemma
    NEW YORK – Kevin Ollie is still the coach at UConn and Wednesday he reaffirmed that he does not expect that to change. "I love this university," Ollie said at the New York Athletic Club, where he was to receive the Winged Foot Award Wednesday...
  • DeAndre Daniels Heeds Ollie's Advice At NBA Combine

    CHICAGO — DeAndre Daniels hopes to follow Kevin Ollie's advice and "separate himself" from the crowd of players available in the NBA draft. "He always preaches doing the small things," Daniels told the Chicago Tribune on Thursday after a day of...
  • 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...
  • Jeff Jacobs: Napier Checks Another Off List With Graduation

    Jeff Jacobs: Napier Checks Another Off List With Graduation
    STORRS — Astronaut and UConn alum Rick Mastracchio is making news for delivering Saturday's graduation address to the UConn school of engineering from the International Space Station. But let's be honest. If Shabazz Napier space-bombed the video,...