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Back in Connecticut, Drummond one step away from Team USA

WATERBURY — Andre Drummond stepped out of a massive red Escalade and into the Crosby High gymnasium for his first organized basketball game since Friday’s Team USA intrasquad scrimmage. And we all saw
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Rapid Reaction: Napier drafted by Hornets, traded to Heat

For about 45 seconds, Shabazz Napier and Kemba Walker had been reunited, a draft story too good to be true here in Connecticut. Turns out Napier was Miami-bound, a draft story too good to be true in
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Miami Heat want Shabazz Napier

The Miami Heat has its sights set on former UConn point guard Shabazz Napier for Thursday’s NBA draft. ESPN reports that Heat president Pat Riley Likes Napier because he is fond of “four-year players

Adrien posts double-double in first career start

A day late with this, but former UConn forward Jeff Adrien posted his first career double-double — 14 points and 10 boards — in his first NBA start Monday. Adrien, who wrapped up his collegiate
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Keeping up with the NBA Huskies

If you’re focused solely on college hoops, you may be a little behind on ex-UConn players in the NBA. We’re here to catch you up. Here’s a list of the ex-Huskies in the big leagues, from best to
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Huskies on the Move: Tracking UConn alumni in the NBA

The biggest sports story in the nation, at least on Friday night, belonged to former Boston Celtic Ray Allen. Yes, I said “former.” Allen, 36 but still an elite spot-up shooter, inked a three-year, $9

Drummond to Detroit, Lamb to Houston: How do they fit?

Their names stayed on the board a bit longer than expected, but Andre Drummond and Jeremy Lamb both found NBA homes. In doing so, they the third UConn tandem to be selected in the lottery. Emeka

Drummond selected No. 9 by Detroit; Lamb goes No. 12 to Houston

NEWARK — There are checkpoints in every basketball player’s career, certain milestones that just stick. Andre Drummond has been way ahead of the curve for quite some time. At age 12, he opened his
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NBA Draft Coverage: Final predictions for Drummond, Lamb

Not everything you read on the internet is true. But most of it is, and based off reports surfacing in the hours before the draft, Andre Drummond and Jeremy Lamb seem to be falling. I’ve seen Drummond
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The Andre Drummond Roundup

Andre Drummond spent some quality time with the media (and graciously answered the same question 15 times) on the eve of the NBA Draft. Because he’s an in-state kid, and more so because he’s the top