Miami Heat podcast: Rookie Shabazz Napier on transitioning to the NBA

BY foxsports • January 30, 2015

Rookie point guard Shabazz Napier joins the Miami Heat podcast to discuss his transition to the NBA and how he's been adjusting to his ever-changing role on the team. We find out how players such as Chris Bosh have helped him improve his game and what he learned during his time with the Heat's D-League affiliated team, the Sioux Falls Skyforce, among other topics.

All this and much more in our newest episode.

:15 -- What parts of your game has Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade been able to help you with during the season?

:35 -- How important is getting that kind of feedback from NBA veterans?

1:00 -- What were you able to take away from your time with the Skyforce?

1:15 -- What is it like mentally to have your playing time be so infrequent this season?

1:40 -- How has it been dealing with so many changes to your life as a rookie?

2:20 -- Not only are you adjusting to the NBA game, but how has all the injuries affected you and your teammates?

3:00 -- What's your attitude on refining and improving your game?

3:20 -- Which point guards have you looked forward to playing against?

3:45 -- With all the controversy over "DeflateGate" and the New England Patriots, how important is the actual basketball to a point guard?

4:15 -- Have you been able to re-connect with your Puerto Rican roots in the South Florida community?

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