HEAT Recall Shabazz Napier From Skyforce
MIAMI, FL – The Miami HEAT announced today that they have recalled guard Shabazz Napier from their NBA Development League affiliate, the Sioux Falls Skyforce.
In his latest stint, Napier appeared in three games (two starts) and averaged 18.7 points, 6.0 rebounds and 4.0 assists while shooting 40.4 percent from the field, 46.7 percent from three-point range and 91.7 percent from the foul line. He led the team in scoring twice and in rebounds and assists once each while posting two 20-point games. He has now appeared in four games (two starts) with the Skyforce this season averaging 19.5 points, 5.0 rebounds and 3.8 assists while shooting 41.9 percent from the field, 45 percent from three-point range and 81 percent from the foul line.
Napier has appeared in 25 games with the HEAT this season averaging 5.7 points, 2.3 rebounds, 1.9 assists and 21.0 minutes while shooting 42.5 percent from the field and 38.1 percent from three-point range. He will re-join the team for their contest at Portland tomorrow night.