Shabazz Napier PG  #6

Current Team: Portland Trail Blazers

Born: Jul 14, 1991 (25 years old)

Birthplace: Roxbury, Massachusetts (United States)

Nationality: United States / Puerto Rico

Height: 6-1 (185cm)     Weight: 175 (79kg)

Hand: Right



Current NBA Status: Under Contract (Portland Trail Blazers)

Free Agent: TO-2017; RFA-2018

Current Agent: Rob Pelinka

Draft Entry: 2014 NBA Draft

Drafted: Round 1, Pick 24, Charlotte Hornets

Draft Rights Trade: CHA to MIA, Jun 27, 2014

Pre-Draft Team: Connecticut (Sr)

High School: Charlestown High School [Charlestown, Massachusetts]

Shabazz Napier News

Blazers, Magic Finalizing Shabazz Napier Trade
Shabazz Napier figured to be Orlando's fourth point guard this season.

Josh Robbins/Orlando Sentinel

Clippers Talked C.J. Wilcox For Tony Snell, Wilcox For Shabazz Napier Trades
The Clippers discussed a trade of CJ Wilcox in multiple scenarios.

Dan Woike/Orange County Register

Bulls, Magic Discussing Shabazz Napier Trade
The Magic acquired Shabazz Napier from the Heat last year.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

Shabazz Napier Wasn't Expecting To Make 'Crazy Impact' With Heat As Rookie
The Heat traded away Shabazz Napier to the Magic one year after using a first round pick upon him in order to save on the luxury tax.

Gary Washburn/Boston Globe

Magic Acquire Shabazz Napier From Heat For Future 2nd Rounder
The Heat will acquire a future protected second-round pick from the Magic.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Heat Trying To Salary Dump Chris Andersen, Mario Chalmers
The Heat are approximately $13 million over the projected tax line and have made both Mario Chalmers and Chris Andersen available for nothing.

Zach Lowe/Grantland

LeBron Never Told Heat To Draft Shabazz Napier
LeBron James never had a relationship with Shabazz Napier, unlike many other college players he became friendly with from his annual Nike camps

Brian Windhorst/ESPN

Shabazz Napier Out For Season Following Sports Hernia Surgery
Shabazz Napier appeared in 51 games (10 starts) this season for the Heat averaging 5.1 points, 2.5 assists, 2.2 rebounds and 19.8 minutes.

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Heat Reassign Shabazz Napier To D-League
Shabazz Napier has appeared in 25 games with the Heat this season.

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Shabazz Napier, Hassan Whiteside Recalled To Heat
Shabazz Napier appeared in one game with the Skyforce recording 22 points, three assists, two rebounds and a steal in 30:39 minutes.

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Heat Assign Shabazz Napier, Hassan Whiteside To Sioux Falls
Shabazz Napier has appeared in 23 games with the Heat this season.

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Napier Ranks UConn Graduation Ahead Of NCAA Title, Draft Night
Shabazz Napier was a fixture on the Deanís List during his time in college, majoring in sociology.

Andrew Perna/RealGM

Heat Trying To Move Up To Draft Shabazz Napier
LeBron James is known to be very high on Shabazz Napier, thinking he's the best point guard in the draft.

Chad Ford/ESPN

UConn Beats Kentucky 60-54 To Win 2014 National Championship
Shabazz Napier had 22 points, 6 rebounds, three assists and three steals in the game and was named Most Outstanding Player of the Final Four.

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Napier: We Sometimes Don't Have Money For Food
Shabazz Napier expressed concerns about universities profiting off jersey sales.

Mike Singer/CBS Sports

McDermott, Parker Headline AP All-American Team
Shabazz Napier, Sean Kilpatrick and Russ Smith joined Doug McDermott and Jabari Parker on the All-American team.

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Shabazz Napier Took Cues From Gibbs To Emerge As More Lethal Scorer
Shabazz Napier already had a strong reputation as a defensive player, but he is scoring more now from the point guard position.

Jeff Goodman/CBS Sports

Jenkins, Miller Headline 21 College Players Auditioning For 2011 World University Games
The team will be coached by Matt Painter of Purdue.


Walker Sees Freshmen As Key To UConn's Title Hopes
UConn freshmen Jeremy Lamb, Shabazz Napier and Roscoe Smith have contributed greatly to UConn's postseason run.

Jason King/Yahoo! Sports

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