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Shabazz Napier

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  • 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...
  • Report: Heat interested in trading up to draft Shabazz Napier

    Report: Heat interested in trading up to draft Shabazz Napier
    The Miami Heat have apparently targeted a point guard as the primary upgrade possible in Thursday's NBA Draft. With the struggles of Mario Chalmers and Norris Cole throughout the postseason, especially in the Finals, the Heat are reportedly interested in...
  • Shabazz Napier And Miami Heat: It's An Honor To Be Mentioned

    Shabazz Napier And Miami Heat: It's An Honor To Be Mentioned
    NEW YORK – The talking is done, the workouts — 10 of them — are behind him. Now, Shabazz Napier will sit and wait for his name to be called. "My body of work has proven a lot," Napier said Wednesday at a press conference in Times...
  • Bulls in holding pattern for Thursday's NBA draft

    Bulls in holding pattern for Thursday's NBA draft
    As a former college assistant coach and recruiter, Gar Forman lives for draft day. The Bulls' general manager loves working his college contacts, trying to navigate the maze of misinformation to land a rotation player or — better yet —...
  • Purvis Good Fit For UConn, Says Former Teammate Warren

    NEW YORK — T.J. Warren, from North Carolina State, one of the potential first-round picks in New York, expects his former teammate, Rodney Purvis, to do well at UConn. "Rodney was a hard worker. A guy who always was a competitor," Warren said....
  • Napier, Daniels Draft Scenarios

    The Shabazz Scenarios On the eve of the NBA Draft, Shabazz Napier's name was popping up in trade rumors. Once considered a late-first round pick pick at best, Napier is, according to an ESPN report, the target of the Miami Heat, who hold the 26th pick...
  • Shabazz Napier Next UConn Guard To Test NBA Waters

    Shabazz Napier Next UConn Guard To Test NBA Waters
    Thirty-eight players from UConn have been chosen in the NBA draft, beginning with Toby Kimball in 1965, and 18 have gone in the first round. The Huskies have made a habit of sending quality guards to the NBA. Shabazz Napier, projected to be drafted in the...
  • UConn's intriguing Napier appears a Heat longshot

    UConn's intriguing Napier appears a Heat longshot
       There was a point when UConn point guard Shabazz Napier set up as an intriguing option for the Miami Heat with the No. 26 pick in Thursday's NBA Draft.    Now that the 22-year-old has been invited to attend the draft in Brooklyn along with...
  • NBA Draft predictions: Andrew Wiggins No. 1, Dante Exum to Sixers

    NBA Draft predictions: Andrew Wiggins No. 1, Dante Exum to Sixers
    Tonight promises to be an interesting night. The Philadelphia 76ers own seven of the 60 picks in the NBA Draft, including Nos. 3 and 10, and five second-round selections. There are numerous question marks, such as how far Kansas center Joel Embiid...
  • Evaluating NBA Draft Projections For Napier And Daniels

    Evaluating NBA Draft Projections For Napier And Daniels
    The NBA draft is Thursday at 7 p.m. (ESPN) at the Barclays Center in New York. Mock drafts have Kansas forward Andrew Wiggins, Duke forward Jabari Parker and Australian guard Dante Exum as locks to be picked in the top 5. However, Kentucky forward...
  • Lakers give draft prospects another look, and keep eye on Joel Embiid

    The Lakers worked out a handful of players again Friday morning, potential picks in next Thursday's NBA draft who may or may not be part of their future. But one player they covet was on an operating table. Kansas center Joel Embiid had surgery Friday...
  • 2014 NBA Mock Draft 3.0: Embiid injury shakes up race for No. 1

    The Sports Xchange By Tyler Jamieson, The Sports Xchange 2014 NBA Mock Draft 3.0: Embiid injury shakes up race for No. 1 The news of Joel Embiid's foot surgery scheduled for Friday sent a shockwave through the top portion of the 2014 NBA Draft. With...