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Position
G
 
Jersey
13
Name  Shabazz Napier
Born  7/14/1991
Height  6-1
Weight  180
College  Connecticut
Home Town  Groton, MA
High School  Lawrence Academy
 
Notes:
2014; Selected by Charlotte in the 1st round (24th overall) of the NBA Draft; Traded to Miami for Semaj Christon and P.J. Hairston, June 27th.

Named a unanimous selection for the All-AAC First-Team following the 2013-14 season, and was named the AAC Player of the Year ... Named a First-Team All-American by the Wooden Team, Associated Press, and a Second-Team All-American by Sporting News ... Was selected as a member of the AAC All-Tournament Team after leading UConn to the conference finals ... Led by Napier, Connecticut garnered a seventh seed in the NCAA Tournament, and went on to win the entire postseason bracket, capped by a win over Kentucky in the national finals ... Was named the Most Outstanding Player of the NCAA Tournament, and also was named the Bob Cousy Point Guard of the Year ... Ended his senior season at UConn with 18 ppg, 5.9 rpg, 4.9 apg, 1.8 spg, and hit 40.5 percent of his 3-point tries ... Took his game to a new level during his senior season, and became more of a pure point guard by raising his assist totals and reducing his shot attempts ... Wants the ball in clutch situations; lives for the big-game moments ... Extremely quick player who has a knack for scoring both on and off the dribble ... Sometimes takes control of the ball too much, but showed he can cut down on mistakes and up his game intelligence ... Is a fearless player and leader that will fight for everything he can possibly earn.

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