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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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Shabazz Napier Gives Brooklyn Nets Crucial Point Guard Depth

Brooklynnets.com - 17 Jul 2018
While fielding questions in Las Vegas at NBA Summer League, Brooklyn Nets general manager Sean Marks offered that point guard depth can be “handy.” It wasn't something he was taking for granted after seeing the way injuries had affected the Nets at the ...
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Report: Former UConn Star Shabazz Napier Signs With Nets

Hartford Courant - 15 Jul 2018
Former UConn star Shabazz Napier has signed a two-year deal with the Brooklyn Nets, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported on Saturday. The deal includes a team option for the second year, according to ESPN. Napier played at UConn from 2010-14 and ...
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Who's better for the Blazers, Shabazz Napier or Seth Curry?

Rip City Project - 17 Jul 2018
Seth Curry replaces Shabazz Napier as the Blazers' undersized backup point guard. Are his stats similar enough to Napier's to warrant the money-saving move? Losing Shabazz Napier wasn't a surprise after Portland's offseason consisted of adding four new ...
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MOMENT: A look at Shabazz Napier's game

NetsDaily - 16 Jul 2018
Nick LeTourneau takes a look at what Shabazz Napier can offer Brooklyn as the third point guard behind D'Angelo Russell and Spencer Dinwiddie following the departure of both Jeremy Lin and Isaiah Whitehead. By Nicholas LeTourneau@nick_lt Jul 15, ...
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Three NBA Players Who Landed in the Perfect Spot for a Comeback

The Ringer (blog) - 17 Jul 2018
At 27, we know what Napier can be: a crafty ball handler with a nice jumper and solid instincts. The ceiling doesn't rise too high for a player who is only 6-foot-1, but plugged into Kenny Atkinson's modern pace-and-space system, Napier could have a ...
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Trail Blazers Will Not Make Offer to Shabazz Napier

Blazer's Edge - 30 Jun 2018
Portland had the option to offer Napier a $3.5 million, one-year qualifying offer. This would have allowed Napier to seek better offers on the market, which the Blazers would have had the option to match. This would have created a cap hold against ...
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2018 NBA free agency grades: Shabazz Napier joins the Nets

Hoops Habit - 16 Jul 2018
The Brooklyn Nets and scrappy guard Shabazz Napier look to turn a corner in the 2018-19 season. At least, that's what it looks like as both sides have come to an agreement on a two-year deal, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. Napier will join his ...
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Charlotte Hornets should look at Shabazz Napier in free agency

Swarm and Sting - 30 Jun 2018
The Charlotte Hornets should be targeting Shabazz Napier in free agency as they look for a new backup point guard. With NBA free agency set to begin on July 1st at midnight (players can't officially sign until July 6th), all eyes will be on LeBron ...
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Shabazz Napier or Pat Connaughton: Who Ya Got?

Blazer's Edge - 26 Jun 2018
Both Shabazz Napier and Pat Connaughton will become restricted free agents next week if Portland gives them the qualifying offer. The Blazers can negotiate a contract with them, or simply wait for another team to make an offer, then decide whether to ...
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Shabazz Napier signs two-year deal with Nets

Yahoo News - 14 Jul 2018
Signing an NBA contract is never a bad way to spend a birthday. And that's exactly what newly turned 27-year-old Shabazz Napier did Saturday afternoon, agreeing to a two-year deal with the Brooklyn Nets, per ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.
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Should the Blazers Target Garrett Temple in 2019 NBA Free Agency?

Blazer's Edge - 22 Jul 2018
The Portland Trail Blazers suffered losses in 2018 NBA Free Agency with Ed Davis, Shabazz Napier and (likely) Pat Connaughton while adding Seth Curry and Nik Stauskas. Portland also added Anfernee Simons and Gary Trent Jr. in the NBA Draft. However ...
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What, Exactly, Is the Goal of $igning Seth Curry?

Blazer's Edge - 03 Jul 2018
Signing Curry rather than tendering a $3.5 million qualifying offer to Shabazz Napier and using the entire MLE on another position of need saves money. Even leaving a roster spot open while Wade Baldwin played in the D League last season saved money.
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NetsDaily Off-Season Report - No. 15

NetsDaily - 21 Jul 2018
Welcome the kids, Dzanan Musa and Rodions Kurucs; the free agents, Ed Davis, Shabazz Napier and Treveon Graham; and those acquired in trades, Kenneth Faried and Jared Dudley. No word yet on two-ways, although there are reports that two undrafted ...
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ESPN: Nurkić, Napier Among Top 2018 Free Agents

Trailblazers.com - 26 Jun 2018
Now that the draft is over, the next big event of the NBA offseason is free agency. Starting at midnight Eastern (9 p.m. Pacific) on July 1, teams can enter into discussions with free agents about potential signing on to play for their respective teams ...

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