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Shabazz Napier

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  • Minus Wade and Deng, Heat find a way vs. Nets

    Minus Wade and Deng, Heat find a way vs. Nets
    These are the ones that had been slipping away from the Miami Heat, the ones that created the 5-5 record that created the doubt entering the night. Against Houston, Charlotte, Atlanta, Milwaukee and Indiana the situations had been similar, positioned...
  • Winderman's view: Bucks 91, Heat 84

    Winderman's view: Bucks 91, Heat 84
    Observations from Sunday night's 91-84 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks at AmericanAirlines Arena: -- Quite the homecoming for Pine Crest's Brandon Knight. -- He was 3-point money for the Bucks in the fourth quarter. -- The Heat, by contrast, couldn't...
  • Boatright, Filling Napier's Big Shoes, Leads Huskies Past Bryant

    Boatright, Filling Napier's Big Shoes, Leads Huskies Past Bryant
    STORRS — Ryan Boatright knew he was getting his national championship ring in a ceremony before the season opener Friday night. What he didn't know was that his national championship mom Tanesha was going to be at Gampel Pavilion. "She surprised...
  • 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...
  • For Rodney Purvis, It's Good To Get Away ... To UConn

    For Rodney Purvis, It's Good To Get Away ... To UConn
    STORRS — To play major college basketball in your hometown is a dream for many, but it comes with issues. Rodney Purvis stayed in Raleigh, N.C., choosing N.C. State over UConn in 2011. His family and friends got to see him play every game and...
  • 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...
  • 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...