Rookie Napier to rejoin Heat

Rookie will meet team in Portland


MIAMI – Rookie point guard Shabazz Napier will be rejoining the Heat.

Napier was sent down to the Development League to work on his game.

It was his second stint in Sioux Falls.

Coach Erik Spoelstra said that Napier will meet the team in Portland.

Miami opens a 5-game road trip on Thursday night.

The Heat can use the help in the backcourt.

Guards Mario Chalmers and Norris Cole have struggled lately.

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