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Yesterday | NewsOK.com

Q&A: Miami guard Shabazz Napier

Shabazz Napier won two national championships at Connecticut, capturing one as a freshman and another as a senior this past season.

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Tuesday | TSN.ca

Your! Call: What jersey does LeBron wear next season?

It was four years ago today that LeBron James told Jim Gray at the Boys and Girls Club in Greenwich, Connecticut that he was leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers and taking his talents to South Beach to join the Miami Heat.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Tampa Bay Online

Despite rocky debut, Heat have proven winner in Napier

This past April, Shabazz Napier led the University of Connecticut to the NCAA men's basketball championship game against Kentucky.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Sports Media 101

What's Shabazz Napier's Upside and Potential?

Heat 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the Miami Heat as a part of Sports Media 101 .

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Raptors Republic

Report: DeAndre Daniels Likely Off To Europe

Second-round selection DeAndre Daniels, a combo forward who helped lead Connecticut to an NCAA championship in April, also is in the mix and currently is in Los Angeles working out with Caboclo, DeRozan and Johnson, but Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri has indicated Daniels will be stashed in Europe for a year to get some much-needed playing ... (more)

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BleacherReport

Ranking the Most Unlikely Champions in College Basketball History

Shabazz Napier and the No. 7 Connecticut Huskies painted a masterpiece to win the 2014 NCAA championship, but where does it rank among the unlikeliest of title runs in men's college basketball history? In the heat of the moment, we were bombarded with hyperbole about Connecticut and Kentucky being the most unprecedented pairing in championship ... (more)

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Raptors Rapture

Is DeAndre Daniels going to help Toronto Raptors?

Apr 7, 2014; Arlington, TX, USA; Connecticut Huskies head coach Kevin Ollie celebrates with forward DeAndre Daniels after they beat the Kentucky Wildcats in the championship game of the Final Four in the 2014 NCAA Mens Division I Championship tournament at AT&T Stadium.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Beacon-News

Boatright to join Aurora Fourth of July parade

Aurora's own NCAA hoops champion Ryan Boatright will join the city's official Fourth of July parade this Friday morning, officials confirmed late Wednesday.

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The Hartford Courant

UConn Expects Rakim Lubin To Fill Big Space Under Boards

"Physicality and a lot of rebounding, that's my main thing right now, coming in my freshman year and getting a lot of boards," Lubin said.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Connecticut Post

Cassell Jr. getting ahead with life at

Sam Cassell Jr. finally found a place to call home, and he's wasting no time getting on with his life at UConn.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

MSNBC

Rodney Purvis and Sam Cassell Jr. should give UConn more guard depth than national title team

UConn losing senior point guard Shabazz Napier to graduation will absolutely hurt the Huskies' chances at repeating for a national title next season.

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News Times

Hamilton, Lubin settling in at

A week ago Daniel Hamilton was playing ball with a trio of NBA players -- Dwight Howard, James Harden and his older brother Jordan -- down in Houston.

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ESPN

UConn gets commit from No. 33 recruit Adams

UConn coach Kevin Ollie scored a big commitment on Monday morning as ESPN 100 guard Jalen Adams chose the Huskies over Louisville and Kansas.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

News9 Oklahoma City

Is The 'Thunder Way' Getting In The Way?

Oklahoma City had an opportunity in last Thursday's NBA Draft to pick multiple players the casual basketball fan had heard of and knew a little about.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

BleacherReport

College Basketball Coaches with Best Chance to Win Their 1st Title in 2014-15

Fresh off a surprise national title run by Kevin Ollie's UConn Huskies, college basketball could easily see a second straight newcomer join the ranks of championship-winning coaches.

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SanLuisObispo.com

Wade set to become free agent; Bosh deciding

Miami Heat players Dwyane Wade and LeBron James jerseys are on display outside the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Tuesday, June 24, 2014.

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The Hartford Courant

Sun's Streak Ends At 6

During the winning streak that has turned their season around, the Connecticut Sun knew one thing to be true.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

AM 570 KLAC

Heat pick up LeBron James' 'favorite player' in the draft

It was no secret that LeBron James liked Shabazz Napier . The Miami Heat star and four-time NBA Most Valuable Player made his feelings about the UConn point guard crystal clear during the Huskies' March Madness run to the 2014 NCAA championship, suggesting he'd call the Connecticut triggerman's number on late-game possessions: ... and, of course, ... (more)

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Lake Show Life

Lakers Sign DeAndre Kane and LaQuinton Ross to the Vegas Pro League

Mar 28, 2014; New York, NY, USA; Iowa State Cyclones guard DeAndre Kane drives to the basket against Connecticut Huskies forward DeAndre Daniels during the first half in the semifinals of the east regional of the 2014 NCAA Mens Basketball Championship tournament at Madison Square Garden.

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Thunderous Intentions

2014 NBA Draft: Thunder Select Mitch McGary With 21st Pick

Dec 7, 2013; Ann Arbor, MI, USA; Michigan Wolverines forward Mitch McGary grabs the rebound against the Houston Baptist Huskies at Crisler Arena.

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