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Heat acquire Roxbury native Shabazz Napier

Boston Globe - 26 Jun 2014
LeBron James tweeted Thursday that Shabazz Napier was his favorite player in the NBA Draft. Now Napier is a member of James's former — but possibly future — team after the Heat acquired the draft rights to Napier from the Hornets. Charlotte picked ...
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How will Blazers replace Crabbe's 3-point shooting?

kgw.com - 08 Aug 2017
How do the Blazers make up for the loss of Crabbe's outside shooting? The league average on 3-point percentage last season was about 36 percent. The Blazers had four rotation players — Damian Lillard, McCollum, Crabbe and Shabazz Napier — reach or ...
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Supersonics and Blazers Engage in Mock NBA Expansion Draft

Blazer's Edge - 09 Aug 2017
Now we get to Shabazz Napier and Pat Connaughton—it's been nice, but as end-of-rotation guys at best, they lack the clear upside to protect, plus Connaughton can fall back on the MLB as soon as his NBA career is over. From a talent perspective, it ...
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What to make of the Spurs drafting players over 23

Pounding The Rock - 26 Jul 2017
Napier won 80% of his senior games -- plus that national championship -- Johnson won 85.7%, Smith won 86.5%. The boring answer is probably the correct one in this debate: it's a team sport, and wins and losses can't be laid at the feet of a single player.
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Can D-Rose Be Kyrie-Lite For The Cavs?

The Sports Quotient - 26 Jul 2017
Point guards such as Michael Carter-Williams, Cameron Payne, Shabazz Napier and Shelvin Mack will earn more than Derrick Rose next season. — Alex Kennedy (@AlexKennedyNBA) July 24, 2017. Cleveland fans should not be surprised when LeBron ...
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Nothing in the NBA is quite like LeBron on the clock

Norwalk Reflector - 20 Aug 2017
MIAMI — The insult was biting, but nonetheless private, when LeBron James gave Pat Riley the cold shoulder during 2014 free agency, having by then made up his mind to leave the Miami Heat for a return to the Cleveland Cavaliers. But it also came after ...
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Antwoine Anderson is Huskies' latest Mr. Big Shot

Torrington Register Citizen - 07 Aug 2017
Tate George and Ray Allen hit a couple you might remember. Kemba Walker owns an entire highlight reel of big shots, as does Shabazz Napier. Ryan Boatright added his name to the list in the 2015 AAC tournament. A year later, Jalen Adams hit a 75-footer ...
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QB Josh Rosen's Controversial Comments Explained

The Inquisitr - 10 Aug 2017
One of note is Shabazz Napier, who in 2014, shortly before winning the NCAA Men's Championship, said “There are hungry nights that I go to bed, starving.” UConn's Shabazz Napier and teammates celebrate Shabazz Napier and UConn teammates enjoy ...
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The Most Interesting 3-Pointers of the 2016-17 NBA Season

The Ringer (blog) - 16 Aug 2017
You know what was a fun 3-pointer last season? That one that James Harden hit against the Knicks. It wasn't a game winner or even a dagger 3 or anything like that (it happened in the second quarter, which is the least interesting of the four quarters ...
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Season preview: Portland Trail Blazers

Hoops Hype - 08 Aug 2017
STAYING: Al-Farouq Aminu, Pat Connaughton, Ed Davis, Meyers Leonard, Moe Harkless, Damian Lillard, Jake Layman, CJ McCollum, Shabazz Napier, Jusuf Nurkic, Evan Turner and Noah Vonleh. ADDED: Zach Collins (Gonzaga), Andrew Nicholson ...
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Is Evan Turner ready to live up to his contract?

Rip City Project - 08 Aug 2017
The Allen Crabbe trade affects Evan Turner more than any other Blazer. Is this change what it takes for Turner to live up to his contract? Moving Allen Crabbe to Brooklyn saved owner Paul Allen over $40 million in luxury tax payments. The salary dump ...
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What shape will the 2017-18 season take?

Blazer's Edge - 15 Aug 2017
11:15 Will Shabazz Napier get more playing time and will Maurice Harkless find his place this season? 18:00 Dan's preliminary projection for the Portland Trail Blazers in 2017-18. 19:51 Kevin Pelton's 2017-18 NBA Projected Records and Standings for ESPN.
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Trail Blazers' Shabazz Napier: Finishes with career-high 32 points

CBSSports.com - 11 Apr 2017
Napier was making the start with C.J. McCollum (hand) and Damian Lillard (foot) sidelined and he did a more than admirable job. If Lillard and/or McCollum are unable to play in Wednesday's finale against the Pelicans it would be Napier who benefits again.
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Trail Blazers' Shabazz Napier: Starting Wednesday

CBSSports.com - 13 Apr 2017
Napier is getting the start at point guard for Wednesday's game against the Pelicans, Jason Quick of CSNNW.com reports. Napier is drawing the start due to Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum getting the season finale off to rest. He is coming off a career ...
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Trail Blazers' Shabazz Napier: Will start at point guard Monday

CBSSports.com - 11 Apr 2017
With Damian Lillard sitting out Monday's contest with a right foot strain, the Trail Blazers have opted to go with Napier as their starting point guard. C.J. McCollum (hand) is also sitting out, so there's going to be a lot of backcourt minutes ...
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Shabazz Napier Leads On Court, In Huddle, In Victory

Blazer's Edge - 25 Feb 2017
Whatever the case, Trail Blazers point guard Shabazz Napier stepped up in more ways than one in the team's win over the Orlando Magic—their first game since the All-Star break. Just as it appeared the Trail Blazers would lose another disappointing ...

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