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Shabazz Napier

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  • Heat No. 13 goes from Marino to Miller to Napier

    Heat No. 13 goes from Marino to Miller to Napier
      In theory, the Miami Heat already have retired No. 13, with Dan Marino's Miami Dolphins jersey on the south wall of AmericanAirlines Arena.   But the number now belongs to rookie guard Shabazz Napier, who was acquired in the first round of Thursday'...
  • Heat turn focus, for moment, to summer roster

    Heat turn focus, for moment, to summer roster
      Amid the countdown to Monday's deadline for Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh to decide whether to utilize their early-termination options and become free agents on Tuesday, the Miami Heat are preparing for next week's undercard.    With the July 1 start...
  • UConn's Shabazz Napier 'A Winner,' Says Miami Heat President Pat Riley

    UConn's Shabazz Napier 'A Winner,' Says Miami Heat President Pat Riley
    NEW YORK — If Shabazz Napier was antsy on draft night, so was Pat Riley. The Heat kept trying to work a trade to move up in the NBA draft and get Napier but could not find a willing partner. Riley, the Heat's president, later used the word...
  • TV numbers prove it: Orlando loves World Cup more than NBA

     TV numbers prove it: Orlando loves World Cup more than NBA
    Running off at the typewriter … If you needed any further evidence that Orlando has become a soccer town, just look at the local TV ratings in which Thursday afternoon the United States-Germany soccer match drew 242,489 Central Florida viewers on...
  • All That 'Bazz ... Twitter Reacts To Napier's Selection

    UConn's Shabazz Napier was drafted by Charlotte with the 24th pick Thursday, reunited with Kemba Walker for a few minutes anyway. But Miami, as widely rumored leading up to the draft, worked a deal for him, so he is headed to South Beach to begin his...
  • Wiggins goes No. 1 to Cavs

    The Sports Xchange By Jerry Beach, The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: update 3: includes completion of first round Wiggins goes No. 1 to Cavs NEW YORK -- Andrew Wiggins is not the most famous player ever selected first overall by the Cleveland Cavaliers,...
  • Many Picked Before Shabazz, But Few Better

    Many Picked Before Shabazz, But Few Better
    NEW YORK — LeBron James saw what he did. We all saw what he did. As a junior, Shabazz Napier pulled one overtime rabbit out of a hat after another. As a senior, Napier took a team that nobody picked for the Final Four and led UConn to a national...
  • Q&A: Shabazz Napier reflects on Heat, LeBron, future

    Q&A: Shabazz Napier reflects on Heat, LeBron, future
       UConn point guard Shabazz Napier addressed the media at Barclays Center in Brooklyn after he was selected at No. 24 in Thursday's NBA Draft by the Charlotte Hornets and then was dealt to the Miami Heat.     His interview:     Napier: "The first...
  • Draft profile: Heat acquire Shabazz Napier in first round

    Draft profile: Heat acquire Shabazz Napier in first round
      A look at Miami Heat first-round acquisition Shabazz Napier, the point guard out of UConn selected at No. 24 in Thursday's NBA Draft by the Charlotte Hornets and then dealt to the Heat:   Player: Shabazz Napier   Selected: No. 24 by Charlotte...
  • UConn's Napier Drafted By Hornets, Traded To Heat; Daniels To Toronto At No. 37

     UConn's Napier Drafted By Hornets, Traded To Heat; Daniels To Toronto At No. 37
    NEW YORK – The route didn’t go quite as anticipated, but Shabazz Napier ended up in Miami. Napier became the 19th UConn player selected in the first round when the Charlotte Hornets selected him with the 24th pick. But as soon as the pick...
  • Heat trade up to acquire Shabazz Napier

    Heat trade up to acquire Shabazz Napier
    Draft night played out just as expected for the Miami Heat. It was reported earlier in the week the Heat intended to make a play for former Connecticut guard Shabazz Napier during Thursday's NBA Draft. That's exactly what happened and they got their...
  • LeBron James tweets the Heat got his favorite player in the draft

    The Miami Heat apparently did something smart toward persuading LeBron James to return to the team. They seemed to have acquired his favorite young player, UConn point guard Shabazz Napier, who was selected by the Charlotte Hornets at No. 24 then traded...