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Shabazz Napier

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  • UConn Men's Basketball: 5 Things For First Night

    UConn Men's Basketball: 5 Things For First Night
    The men will put a punctuation mark on their national championship Friday at First Night. The championship banners will be hung, just as coach Kevin Ollie guaranteed the last time the team played at Gampel Pavilion on March 5. Here are five things to look...
  • Napier forcing his way into Heat discussion at point

    The Miami Heat have had their share of impressive nicknames over the years, from Mark Strickland as "Pogo man" for his leaping ability to the sublime "Flash" that Shaquille O'Neal bestowed upon Dwyane Wade. But "The Big Sponge"? It doesn't exactly...
  • Hay There, Huskies Fans, Meet The New Shabazz On The UConn Campus

    Hay There, Huskies Fans, Meet The New Shabazz On The UConn Campus
    For all the nay-sayers out there, UConn has identified its next Shabazz. Last March 29, as Shabazz Napier was leading the "hungry Huskies" to the NCAA title, a new colt arrived in the campus horse barns. It was immediately named "UC Shabazz." We...
  • On The Fly: Shabazz Still Big On Horsebarn Hill

    On The Fly: Shabazz Still Big On Horsebarn Hill
    UConn rode Shabazz Napier all the way to the national title in men's basketball last year. He might be gone from the UConn campus, but out in the pastures by the horse barn in Storrs is UC Shabazz, born March 29 amid UConn's run. UConn Today says that...
  • Ennis, Napier lead Heat's youth movement

    With finding youth talent a priority, the Heat are starting to see improvement from rookie Shabazz Napier and 2013 second-round draft pick James Ennis. Both were the stars of Saturday's loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers. They led a fourth-quarter...
  • ASK IRA: Does Ennis deserve a rotation role?

    ASK IRA: Does Ennis deserve a rotation role?
    Q: What's your opinion of how James Ennis has been playing so far, and have the Heat also been impressed by what Ennis has done so far? -- Brian, Mountain View, Calif. A: I've been very, very impressed with the skill set he offers. I've also taken...
  • Mike Miller and James Jones ready for new LeBron chapter

    — The attention and scrutiny remain for new Cleveland Cavaliers Mike Miller and James Jones. The similarities end there. Miller and Jones say there is no comparison of their current situation to playing with the Miami Heat in 2010. Jones...
  • ASK IRA: Is Beasley's NBA chapter complete?

    ASK IRA: Is Beasley's NBA chapter complete?
    Q: Ira, does this mean the Michael Beasley questions will end now. Or will they just come from China? -- Ollie. A: Funny. Everyone is a Beasley comedian. But it will be curious if he buys into the system any better over there. The reality is that for...
  • ASK IRA: Did Heat overinvest in Chalmers?

    ASK IRA: Did Heat overinvest in Chalmers?
    Q: I have repeatedly questioned Pat Riley's decision to re-sign Mario Chalmers for two years at $4 million per year. I honestly think the money could have been spent better. And if a veteran point guard were brought in for the minimum, he could have...
  • New NBA TV deal meshes with Heat long-term vision

    New NBA TV deal meshes with Heat long-term vision
    With Monday's announcement of a new national NBA television contract that triples the league's revenues from the current package, the Miami Heat's approach to this past offseason came into greater focus Monday. In the wake of losing LeBron James to...
  • Work Begins For Defending Champion Huskies

    STORRS - For the defending national champs, the work begins in earnest. The UConn men's basketball team practiced full bore for the first time on Saturday morning. Kevin Ollie's first practices, like Jim Calhoun's before him, are known for being...