The Miami Heat got their man.
Miami reportedly traded the Nos. 26 and 55 picks in addition to a future second-rounder to the Charlotte Hornets for Shabazz Napier, per ESPN.com's Brian Windhorst:
Bleacher Report's Ethan Skolnick and Jason Lieser of The Palm Beach Post pass along Pat Riley's take on Napier:
LeBron James called Napier "my favorite player in the draft" on Twitter:
Windhorst added more on James thoughts on Napier:
Back in April, LeBron also tweeted out "No way u take a PG in the lottery before Napier," per ESPN.com's Chad Ford. Some wonder if the Heat's pursuit and subsequent acquisition of Napier may strengthen James' willingness to re-sign with the Heat after opting out of his contract.
Either way, Miami got a talented point guard who makes unrestricted free agent Mario Chalmers more expendable, thus freeing up more money for James, Bosh, Wade and whatever other stars the Heat are targeting.