- Amin Elhassan, ESPN Staff Writer
James' respect for Napier has been well-documented since he tweeted "No way u take another PG in the lottery before Napier" over two months ago, right after the Huskies cut down the nets. And it was only re-emphasized after the Heat traded up two spots on Thursday to take Napier No. 24 overall, when James again took to Twitter to show his support: "My favorite player in the draft! #Napier."
Despite a banner college career, the odds are against LeBron's favorite rookie, Shabazz Napier.