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Shabazz Napier Husky Spirit Illustration

Last seen being dunked on by a digital LeBron James. Artist Melvin Rodas captures former UConn standout and Miami Heat 2014 draft pick Shabazz Napier channeling the spirit of his alma maters Husky mascot. Which gives me flashback to the days when I use to watch BraveStarr and that’s awesome. The post Shabazz Napier Husky Spirit Illustration appeared first on Hooped Up.
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Shabazz Napier having trouble adjusting to ball the NBA uses

Shabazz Napier did not look sharp in his professional debut during the NBA summer league. The former UConn star, who led his team to an improbable national championship back in April, shot 28-for-102 from the field and turned the ball over 38 times. Napier had eight turnovers in his first summer league game, which is […]
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Shabazz Napier blames his early struggles on NBA ball

Miami Heat rookie point guard Shabazz Napier has had a crazy summer. When he was drafted by the Heat, most people believe LeBron James wanted him because he loved Napier’s game. Then James left for Cleveland while Napier struggled during  NBA summer league. Even with his early struggles, Napier is not panicking because he knows what the problem is. Napier believes the ball is...
Via No Guts, No Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Shabazz Napier’s 2014 NBA Rookie Photo Shoot

Miami Heat point guard Shabazz Napier held his 2014 NBA Rookie Photo Shoot today. Here are some of the best pictures brought to you by Photo Credit: Nathaniel S. Butler Photo Credit: Brian Babineau Photo Credit: Steve Freeman Photo Credit: Brian Babineau Photo Credit: Nathaniel S. Butler Photo Credit: Steve Freeman Photo Credit: Brian Babineau Photo Credit: Brian Babineau...
Via Heat Nation
22 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Heat rookie Shabazz Napier buries behind-the-back three pointer

Miami Heat rookie Shabazz Napier shot just over 40 percent from three-point range during his final year at UConn. After watching this video, however, it's possible that that number could have been even higher had all of his shots been behind the back.  
Via Fox Sports Florida
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat Rumors: Shabazz Unfollows LeBron and Deletes Tweets

As we all know, Mr. Shabazz Napier was highly touted by LeBron James coming out of the highly anticipated 2014 NBA draft. So highly touted, that Pat Riley met with multiple teams and was able to pull the trigger on Napier. My favorite player in the draft! #Napier — LeBron James (@KingJames) June 27, 2014 As a matter of fact, James was so fond of Napier, that he even became his...
Via Heat Nation
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Shabazz Napier Unfollows LeBron; Deletes Tweets to Him

LeBron said there was no point guard in the draft better than Shabazz. The HEAT trying to appease LeBron, made some moves to get Shabazz on the team. Shabazz thinking he is going to play with LeBron makes him his first follow on Twitter and tweets him a few times. The Twitter account for the Heat's latest addition is @ShabazzNapier …. His first follow after he was drafted was...
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Napier struggles again as Heat fall to Pacers in summer league

ORLANDO -- First-round pick Shabazz Napier struggled from the field again on Thursday night as the Heat fell 84-74 to the Pacers in summer league action. James Ennis scored 17 points and Tyler Johnson chipped in with 12, but the Heat were out-rebounded 44-26. Napier made just 2 of his 13 shots from the field for seven points and is now 14-for-51 (27.4 percent) in four summer league...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Shabazz Napier cuts down on turnovers again in third game with Heat

ORLANDO, Fla. -- The on-the-court education of Miami Heat rookie guard Shabazz Napier continued Tuesday at the Orlando Pro Summer League. Off the court, he prefers to be left in the dark regarding all the free-agent speculation and commotion surrounding the team that acquired his draft rights two weeks ago. While the former UConn point guard saw his turnover totals go down for the...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Phil Pressey crosses up Shabazz Napier

The Orlando Summer League is underway and one of the earlier matchups with intrigued pitted the Boston Celtics vs the Miami Heat.  Many in NBA circles were interested to see Shabazz Napier matchup against Marcus Smart. Former Missouri point guard Phil Pressey is trying to keep his spot on the Celtics and gave Napier the busy early on with this lightening quick crossover that left...
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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