Originally posted on Fox Sports Florida  |  Last updated 6/21/13
MIAMI Shane Battier had a feeling he would get his shot in Game 7 of the NBA Finals. I knew that our starters were going to be pretty tired after Game 6. It was an emotionally and physically draining game, Battier said. So I felt great. It showed. Battier hit 6 of 8 3-pointers, including his first five attempts, to play a huge role in the Miami Heats 95-88 title-clinching victory against the San Antonio Spurs on Thursday night. Miamis Big Three of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh were the biggest reason the Heat went 66-16 during the regular season. But to repeat as NBA champions, especially against Indiana in the Eastern Conference finals and San Antonio in the NBA Finals, the Heat could not have prevailed without the supporting cast. Battier, Ray Allen, Mike Miller, Chris Andersen and Mario Chalmers all had key NBA Finals moments. Benched after struggling against Indiana, Battier watched teammate Mike Miller go a combined 8 of 8 from 3-point territory in Games 2 and...
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