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Shabazz Napier

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  • Ailing Wade lifts shorthanded Heat over Nets 95-91

    Ailing Wade lifts shorthanded Heat over Nets 95-91
    The plagues continued Tuesday night for the Miami Heat. Beyond the stomach viruses draining Dwyane Wade and Danny Granger. The colds debilitating Shabazz Napier and Udonis Haslem. The calf strain sidelining Chris Bosh. And the meniscus injury that...
  • On The Fly: Shabazz Having Some Problems In Miami

    On The Fly: Shabazz Having Some Problems In Miami
    NBA writer Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun Sentinel on former UConn player Shabazz Napier, sent to the D-League recently but called right back up by the Miami Heat because of injuries: "He can still make plays, but he's really struggling keeping...
  • Winderman's view: Jazz 105, Heat 87

    Winderman's view: Jazz 105, Heat 87
    Observations from Tuesday night's 105-87 loss to the Utah Jazz at AmericanAirlines Arena: -- Dwyane Wade gave all he could give. -- Without Chris Bosh, the Heat needed even more. -- Which is scary, considering this was only Utah. -- Washington...
  • It Can't Be All Boatright, All The Time

    It Can't Be All Boatright, All The Time
    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Mike Krzyzewski said that UConn played like the championship program it is. What the Huskies didn't play like on this Thursday night in the Meadowlands was like a championship team. "It was a fight," Coach K said after Duke...
  • ASK IRA: Does Whiteside deserve more of a look?

    ASK IRA: Does Whiteside deserve more of a look?
    Q: Tough loss Friday, but the silver lining is the upside of Hassan Whiteside. -- John. A: I agree that it is nice to have young, active length. Chris Andersen does what he can, but you can see that he is limited, and starting minutes are a stretch at...
  • ASK IRA: Is Chalmers a starter by merit or default?

    ASK IRA: Is Chalmers a starter by merit or default?
    Q: To me, Mario Chalmers is a magician: He has a good game once every five or so and then disappears, poof! He shoots an occasional three, misses a ton of shots, very inconsistent and poof he is a starter! How does he do it? -- Stone, Miami. A:...
  • Winderman's view: Heat 100, Celtics 84

    Winderman's view: Heat 100, Celtics 84
    Observations from Sunday night's 100-84 victory over the Boston Celtics at AmericanAirlines Arena: -- No Dwyane Wade, no Chris Bosh . . . no worries? -- Not exactly. -- But the Celtics were the right team at the right time. -- Just like the...
  • ASK IRA: Has Ennis emerged as Heat's top rookie?

    ASK IRA: Has Ennis emerged as Heat's top rookie?
    Q: Ira, I like James Ennis' energy. And now he's playing more under control. -- Chet. A: I don't know if he's necessarily more under control, nor if that is something the Heat are looking for. What makes Ennis unique among Heat players is his motor. And...
  • Napier finds himself on the outside of Heat rotation

    Napier finds himself on the outside of Heat rotation
    There was a time when Shabazz Napier was deemed invaluable, routinely playing the entire fourth quarter of games at the start of the season. Now, with the Miami Heat cycling through a series of lineups and rotations amid an ongoing series of injuries,...
  • Ira Winderman: No logic for Heat to tank

    Ira Winderman: No logic for Heat to tank
    First, the reality: NBA teams don't tank. At least not when it comes to the perception of playing to lose. Coaches coach to win; players play to win. Always. Example A was the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday night at AmericanAirlines Arena. Now, that...
  • Heat drop third straight in 109-85 loss to Bucks

    Heat drop third straight in 109-85 loss to Bucks
    This was supposedly one of the best opportunities for the Miami Heat to steal a victory on this five-game road trip. Yet even the supposed "easy" ones are becoming tougher for the Heat. Even with Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh putting together solid...