Shabazz Napier





6 ft1 in

/ 1.85m


180 lbs

/ 81.6kg


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.

0021701119 POR MEM RECAP

MarShon Brooks leads the Grizzlies with 21 points and Dillon Brooks adds 18 points and six rebounds in their 108-103 win over the Blazers.

0021701049 por lac nurkic dunk q4 wsc

Shabazz Napier connects with Jusuf Nurkic for the jam.

0021700984 GSW POR RECAP

C.J. McCollum scores 30 points, Damian Lillard adds 28 as the Trail Blazers top the Warriors, 125-108.

0021700984 GSW POR Napier 4PT Play Q4

Shabazz Napier finds some space, pulls-up for the three-pointer, and is fouled on the play.

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0021700956 por lal recap

Damian Lillard scores a game-high 39 points with 19 points coming in the fourth quarter as the Trail Blazers defeat the Lakers, 108-103.

0021700956 por lal Napier Handles Q2

Shabazz Napier shows off the handles, losses the defender, and hits the jumper.

0021700911 SAC POR RECAP

Damian Lillard leads all scoring with 26 points as the Trail Blazers get the win over the Kings, 116-99.

0021700911 SAC POR Napier Pass Q4

Shabazz Napier with the no-look behind the back pass to Zach Collins for the three-pointer.

0021700889 POR PHX RECAP

Damian Lillard scores 40 points and CJ McCollum adds 21 as the Trail Blazers defeat the Suns.

0021700889 POR PHX Damian Lillard Dunk Q4

Shabazz Napier Launches the 3 from the corner and Damian Lillard follows up with the putback dunk.

0021700864 GSW POR RECAP

The Blazers beat the Warriors in a shootout, 123-117. Damian Lillard goes for 44 points and 8 assists while C. J. McCollum scored 29 points. Kevin Durant was also exceptional, scoring 50 points for Golden State in the loss.


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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