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Shabazz Napier

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  • Spoelstra sees positives in Heat's youth movement

    Spoelstra sees positives in Heat's youth movement
    Getting back to the level of recent seasons won't be easy for the Miami Heat, but the fact that it might involve kid stuff is heartening to coach Erik Spoelstra. With the roster down to the 15-player regular-season maximum, Spoelstra said he is...
  • ASK IRA: Do Heat yet have a true read on their rotation?

    ASK IRA: Do Heat yet have a true read on their rotation?
    Q: Ira, set the Heat's rotation for us. -- Steve, Plantation. A: First, I've long held that there never truly is a "rotation" in the NBA because injuries and foul trouble automatically juggle any preset alignment. Plus, it doesn't matter what I set, it'...
  • Heat waive Khem Birch, keep Andre Dawkins, Shannon Brown, Justin Hamilton

    Heat waive Khem Birch, keep Andre Dawkins, Shannon Brown, Justin Hamilton
    The Miami Heat's reshuffled 2014-15 roster will feature three rookies, five free agents added in the offseason, and seven members of the roster that fell in last season's NBA Finals to the San Antonio Spurs. The roster picture, which does not have to be...
  • Shabazz Napier Forcing Miami Heat To Stand Up And Notice

    When the Miami Heat acquired UConn point guard Shabazz NapierĀ from the Charlotte Hornets in the June NBA draft, there was little doubt the former Husky would be on the roster on opening night. A big question: how much he would play? After a slow start...
  • ASK IRA: Is there a need for Hamilton on the Heat roster?

    ASK IRA: Is there a need for Hamilton on the Heat roster?
    Q: Why keep Justin Hamilton? He may be able to shoot, but I just see it as paying a big man to sit. I think the Heat are OK at the power positions and need more athletic players. Come to your senses. -- Wuloo. A: First the moment, Hamilton offers more...
  • ASK IRA: Could Norris Cole be squeezed by point glut?

    ASK IRA: Could Norris Cole be squeezed by point glut?
    Q: Both Norris Cole and Shabazz Napier have to play, almost for the same reason: Pat Riley has to see what he has. So where does Mario Chalmers fit in? -- Al, Coral Gables. A: It's sort of shocking how the outlook has changed regarding a player who...
  • Napier shines again as Heat Lite edge Spurs 111-108 in OT

    Napier shines again as Heat Lite edge Spurs 111-108 in OT
    Game 6 of the 2014 NBA Finals this wasn't. Just another NBA preseason outing, albeit an extended one, with the Miami Heat escaping the AT&T Center on Saturday night with a 111-108 overtime victory over the San Antonio Spurs. Rookie guard Shabazz...
  • ASK IRA: Can Heat afford to not have Napier in rotation?

    ASK IRA: Can Heat afford to not have Napier in rotation?
    Q: So it seems that Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh want to see Shabazz Napier get playing time, too. When can Pat Riley work out a trade for Mario Chalmers or Norris Cole? It would be a shame to lose Cole. -- Chet. A: There is plenty of room on this...
  • Late 3-pointers lift Heat over Warriors, to first preseason win

    Granted, entering the night no team had scored more or shot better than the Golden State Warriors this NBA preseason. But this also is when Erik Spoelstra was hoping to get more in the way of deterrence from his realigned roster. That wait continued...
  • Kevin Ollie Fulfills The Banner Guarantee At First Night

    Kevin Ollie Fulfills The Banner Guarantee At First Night
    STORRS — When Kevin Ollie grabs the microphone at Gampel Pavilion, you never know what's going to come out. The last time, on March 5, he guaranteed the Huskies would return and hang up a banner. On Friday night, at First Night, the 2014...
  • Samuel Charged Up For Another UConn Run

     Samuel Charged Up For Another UConn Run
    STORRS — When UConn had its first scrimmage last week, Terrence Samuel went in with the familiar admonishment from coach Kevin Ollie. "Change the game," Ollie told him. "Push it. Get stops." "It makes me feel real good when he says that," Samuel...