Browsing Shabazz Napier

Miami Heat – Shabazz Napier Wasn’t Such a Bad Pick After All

Posted on 19 Oct, 2014, by in NBA

Just a preseason game, but when it’s a rematch between the teams of the last two NBA finals, the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs, there’s always something extra to it, with Shabazz Napier impressive in a 111-108 win for the Heat. More

Miami Heat – Chris Bosh & Luol Deng Look Great in Preseason Debut

Posted on 8 Oct, 2014, by in NBA

A new era for the Miami Heat began with a preseason loss to the Orlando Magic, but the ability of Chris Bosh and Luol Deng (not so much Dwyane Wade at this point) was more than pleasing, as the ghost of LeBron James hovered in the arena. More

Philadelphia 76ers – Nerlens Noel Showing He’s Worth the Wait

Posted on 6 Jul, 2014, by in NBA

The NBA never sleeps, and there are always games being played. The Summer League might not be the playoffs, but it’s an excellent chance to showcase talent for rookies and other players trying to make their way into the league, as Nerlens Noel finally played for the first time since being drafted by the Philadelphia 76ers, while things were a bit more difficult for Shabazz Napier of the Miami Heat. More

17 Best Memes of the 2014 NBA Draft

Posted on 27 Jun, 2014, by in NBA

As always, the NBA Draft was about making fun of suits and reactions, not just seeing who goes where. Andrew Wiggins dazzled, Joel Embiid and Zach LaVine made everyone laugh while the Miami Heat kept on doing everything they can to make LeBron James happy by adding Shabazz Napier. More

Trades Leading to & During the 2014 NBA Draft

Posted on 27 Jun, 2014, by in NBA

The big trades involving players took place a day before the draft, as the Houston Rockets sent Omer Asik to the New Orleans Pelicans for a future first round selection and a six player deal between the New York Knicks and the Dallas Mavericks was headlined by Tyson Chandler and Jose Calderon switching places. More

NBA Rumors – Miami Heat Trading for Kendrick Perkins, Drafting Shabazz Napier

Posted on 26 Jun, 2014, by in NBA

With or without knowing what the Big three are going to do, the Miami Heat have plans of becoming better and retooling for another title run, although everything has to do with the decision the trio makes. One course of action is trading for Kendrick Perkins of the Oklahoma City Thunder and finally having a true center to defend the rim, and another is drafting Shabazz Napier from Connecticut, although that is another action in an attempt to please LeBron James. More

UConn Over Kentucky – Back With a Vengeance

Posted on 8 Apr, 2014, by in NBA

The 2014 College Basketball national champions is a team that was banned from the tournament a year earlier, which has only made UConn hungrier and better when they had a shot at their fourth national title, beating Kentucky 60-54 with another huge night from Shabazz Napier. More

UConn Over Florida – Not That Much of an Upset

Posted on 6 Apr, 2014, by in NBA

For the second time this season the Connecticut Huskies beat the Florida Gators. The first time it was a Shabazz Napier buzzer beater, and this time it was exceptional defense from the senior, a huge game from DeAndre Daniels and the much bigger stage of a convincing 63-53 win in the NCAA Tournament’s national semifinal. More

UConn Over Michigan State – Better Than Anyone Expected

Posted on 31 Mar, 2014, by in NBA

The story of the UConn this season is a remarkable one, which begins with head coach Kevin Ollie and the fantastic job he’s done since taking over last year, and leaders like Shabazz Napier, with a chance to win a second national title becoming reality after leading his team to a 60-54 win over Michigan State. More

UConn Over Iowa State – Shooting Makes All the Difference

Posted on 29 Mar, 2014, by in NBA

The Sweet Sixteen game between UConn and Iowa State was going to be the highest scoring encounter of the stage and didn’t disappoint, but having more balance, with DeAndre Daniels, Shabazz Napier and Ryan Boatright, proved to be more important than one star doing all the work, as the Huskies moved into the Elite Eight with a 81-76 win. More