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Shabazz Napier

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  • A Look Ahead At Next Season's UConn Men's Basketball Team

     A Look Ahead At Next Season's UConn Men's Basketball Team
    The "Hungry Huskies," as defined by Shabazz Napier, won their championship. Next season, there will be a new team, a new theme, a new trophy to pursue. Will the 2014-15 UConn men's basketball team be better? Could they be even hungrier? Now that...
  • Daniels To Enter NBA Draft; Boatright Returning To UConn

    Daniels To Enter NBA Draft; Boatright Returning To UConn
    Friday was decision day at UConn regarding the NBA draft, and the Huskies got some good news and some bad news. DeAndre Daniels, who played the best basketball of his career during UConn's run to the national championship, decided to leave college on...
  • Kings exercising caution with injured defenseman Drew Doughty

    CALGARY, Canada — Of course Drew Doughty wants to play. He always does. But the Kings' top defenseman is giving way to common sense with three games remaining before the playoffs. That and the advice of the team trainers and medical staff....
  • LeBron James says Kevin Durant deserves the MVP award

    LeBron James says Kevin Durant deserves the MVP award
    LeBron James, who has won the MVP award the last two seasons, thinks the honor should go to Kevin Durant this year. “I would say he’s the most consistent basketball player as far as the MVP this year, man,” James said Wednesday, via...
  • El-Amin, A King Of Swagger, Sees A Kin In Napier

     El-Amin, A King Of Swagger, Sees A Kin In Napier
    STORRS — It was one of those meetings that just had to take place, sooner or later. Khalid El-Amin, meet the present-day you at UConn. "Shabazz Napier doesn't have to be like anybody else," El-Amin said. "He can be himself, and be successful."...
  • Rip Hamilton Looking To Join NBA Team In Playoff Hunt

    STORRS – The NBA season is starting to take shape, identifying its contenders and pretenders. Rip Hamilton wants to play a little more, and garner a little more glory. "I just want to go to the right team," said Hamilton, who was honored along with...
  • Once Again, UConn Can't Match Up With SMU

    Once Again, UConn Can't Match Up With SMU
    STORRS — A more distinct tone could not be set for a basketball game. UConn's first 11 possessions ended with five missed shots and six turnovers. "The crowd's supposed to stand up 'til we make our first shot," Ryan Boatright said. "It seemed like...
  • UConn Running Out Of Time To Redefine Itself

    UConn Running Out Of Time To Redefine Itself
    As the regular season winds down, UConn's opportunities to define — or redefine — itself are dwindling. "We'll get there," coach Kevin Ollie said after the Huskies' stinging 64-55 loss to Southern Methodist on Sunday. "We do it in spurts, but...
  • UConn Needs Omar Calhoun To Return To Top Form

    TAMPA, Fla. — It has been a long, difficult season for UConn's Omar Calhoun, the longest and most difficult of his basketball life. "I've never played basketball like this," he said as he arrived in Tampa with his teammates for a game Wednesday...
  • UConn Struggles, But Comes Back To Beat South Florida, 61-56

    UConn Struggles, But Comes Back To Beat South Florida, 61-56
    TAMPA, Fla. — Shabazz Napier threw in a couple of crazy shots, and he made a dagger-like three-pointer with 24 seconds left. This is nothing unusual for Napier, his reputation as a clutch player, a take-over-the-game-down-the-stretch player made...
  • Samuel Makes Case For More Playing Time

    TAMPA, Fla. – Terrence Samuel has waited patiently for his chance. It came on Wednesday night in Tampa. "I probably earned myself some more minutes, hopefully," Samuel said. The point guard from Brooklyn came to UConn with his eyes open, hoping to...