Shabazz Napier





6 ft1 in

/ 1.85m


180 lbs

/ 81.6kg


0021800345 CLE BKN RECAP

Jordan Clarkson comes off the bench to score 20 points to go along with 11 rebounds as the Cavaliers get the win against the Nets, 99-97.

0021800219 - Shabazz Napier - Brooklyn Nets - Washington Wizards - And-1 - 2Q

0021800205 MIA BKN RECAP

Tyler Johnson erupts off the bench with 24 points while Hassan Whiteside chips in a double-double in the Heat's 120-107 win over the Nets. Spencer Dinwiddie scored 18 points off the bench for Brooklyn in the loss.

0021800182 - Shabazz Napier - Brooklyn Nets - Golden State Warriors - And-1 - 3Q

0021800118 - Shabazz Napier - Brooklyn Nets - Houston Rockets - Deep 3-pointer - 3Q

0021800090 BKN NYK RECAP

Tim Hardaway Jr. scores 25 points and dishes out eight assists as the Knicks get the win over the Nets, 115-96

0021800083_Brooklyn Nets with 20 3-pointers vs. Golden State Warriors

0021800083_Napier With The Pass Underneath

0021800083_Brooklyn Nets with 6 3-pointers in the 1st Quarter vs. Golden State Warriors

0021800072_Brooklyn Nets with 19 3-pointers vs. New Orleans Pelicans

0021800072_Brooklyn Nets with 7 3-pointers in the 2nd Quarter vs. New Orleans Pelicans

0021800053_Brooklyn Nets with 6 3-pointers in the 3rd Quarter vs. Cleveland Cavaliers

0021701229 - Shabazz Napier - Portland Trail Blazers - Utah Jazz - 3-pointer - 4Q

0021701229 - Shabazz Napier - Portland Trail Blazers - Utah Jazz - 2-pointer - 2Q

0021701177 POR HOU RECAP

Chris Paul hit an off-balance layup with 0.8 seconds left to lift the Houston Rockets to a 96-94 win.

0021701164 por dal recap

Dennis Smith Jr. put up 18 points, 8 rebounds, and 8 assists as the Mavericks get a win over the Blazers 115-109. Damian Lillard scored 29 points for Portland in the loss.

0021701164 por dal collins putback q4 wsc

Shabazz Napier intercepts a pass, then Zach Collins throws down a putback dunk at the other end.

0021701164 por dal napier assist q2 WSC

Shabazz Napier dishes a filthy no-look dime to a cutting Al-Farouq Aminu who throws down a slam.

0021701137 lac por Napier And1 Q4

Shabazz Napier drives baseline for the and-one reverse layup.

0021701137 lac por Collins Oop Q2

Shabazz Napier throws it up to Zach Collins for the alley-oop slam.


Professional History

Selected in the first round (24th overall pick) by the Charlotte Hornets in the 2014 NBA Draft ... Draft right traded from the Charlotte Hornets to the Miami Heat in exchange for the draft rights to P.J. Hairston (26th overall) and Semaj Christon (55th overall), a 2019 second-round draft choice and cash considerations in a draft night trade ... Signed with the Miami Heat on July 18, 2014

Napier, a two-time NCAA Champion, appeared in 143 career games (98 starts) at the University of Connecticut and averaged 13.7 points, 4.5 assists, 4.0 rebounds, 1.76 steals and 32.3 minutes while shooting 41.1 percent from the field, 37.5 percent from three-point range and 81.3 percent from the foul line. He capped his collegiate career with 1,959 points and 646 assists, becoming the only player in school history to total at least 1,500 career points and 500 career assists. Among the Huskies all-time leaders, he finished first in games played and free throws made (509), second in steals (251) and three-point field goals made (260), third in assists and steals per game, fourth in points, 10th in free throw percentage and 11th in field goals made (595).

Last season at UConn, Napier appeared in 40 games (all starts) and averaged 18.0 points, 5.9 rebounds, 4.9 assists, 1.83 steals and 35.1 minutes while shooting 42.9 percent from the field, 40.5 percent from three-point range and 87 percent from the foul line. He was named the 2014 American Athletic Conference Player of the Year and the 2014 Bob Cousy Collegiate Point Guard of the Year as well as being voted a member of both the All-Conference and AP All-American First Teams. Additionally, he earned both the Final Four and East Regional Most Outstanding Player honors while averaging 21.2 points during the NCAA tournament.

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