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Shane Battier and Eddy Curry were separated by two picks in the 2001 NBA draft. On Saturday, there was a moment when they weren't separated by anything. The scene: First Miami Heat practice of the season, first day with the team job for both men. Curry sets a screen, and Battier comes crashing into him.
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Shane Battier and Eddy Curry were separated by two picks in the 2001 NBA draft. A decade later, they're together with the Miami Heat.
Battier and Curry went through their first Miami practices on Saturday. For Battier, it was a reunion with Heat CEO Nick Arison, who was the team manager when Duke won the NCAA title in Battier's final college season.
For Curry, it's...
MIAMI -- The Miami Heat press release announcing the signing of Eddy Curry read, "Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed."
As for the center, his mantra is, "Per Eddy Curry policy, his weight was not disclosed."
Curry, who got a one-year deal from the Heat for the veteran's minimum, bristled after his first practice Saturday when he was asked...
The Miami Heat introduced free-agent signing Shane Battier Friday, adding a proven defensive stopper and glue guy to their star studded lineup.
Battier, who made $7.4 million last year in Houston and Memphis, takes a major pay cut to play with Miami, signing a three-year $9.4 million – making just over $3 million a season. Battier told reporters Miami’s big three of LeBron James...
The Heat will begin training camp Friday with at least one new player. NBA free agent Shane Battier is joining the team.
Eddy Curry insists he's lost about 70 pounds and, in the process, has gained a much better perspective of the opportunity he has to revive his career with the Miami Heat.
The Miami HEAT announced today that they have signed forward Shane Battier.
Shane Battier and Erik Spoelstra share an enjoyment for studying the analytics of basketball, something that they will inevitably discuss now that the veteran is a member of the Heat.
Q: How likely is a Heat lineup of Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Shane Battier, Mike Miller and Chris Bosh? And what do you think about it? — Aaron.
A: Look, I believe without any further moves, the Heat already have their closing lineup. If the opposition goes bigger, it could be Bosh, Udonis Haslem, LeBron, Wade and either Miller or Battier. If the opposition goes small, then you...