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Shane Battier isn't sure he's the retiring type but considering the Miami Heat forward turned 35 Monday he appreciates the end could be near.
Last week during a Twitter question-and-answer session Battier was asked about his inspiration for a potential third consecutive championship. He replied "Go out on top if this is it."
Monday before a motivational appearance with the students at St. Mark's Episcopal School he said with his three-year contract expiring at season's end it only makes sense to take stock.
"I'm realistic to where I am at this point in my life" he said after playing most of last season as a reserve and seeing limited action for an extended stretch of the playoffs. "I'd like to finish my contract strong with the Miami Heat and then we'll see where we go."
Battier though said there would not be any sort of retirement tour with possibilities still remaining in 2014 free agency.
"This door is always ope...
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The Miami Heat’s most valuable bench asset is former Duke star Shane Battier.
Like sharpshooter Ray Allen, Battier can be counted on in clutch situations even if he struggles during traditional minutes.
The 35-year-old is entering the final year of his contract with Miami as they wind up their wagon to go for a precious 3-Peat.
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LeBron James can opt out of his contract after the 2013-14 NBA season. He recently gave his strongest commitment yet that he'd like to stay with Miami.
Miami Heat star LeBron James, who is set to be wed this weekend in San Diego to his long-time girlfriend, hasn’t even thought about whether he will opt out of his contract and become a free-agent in July 2014. “I have
It is too late for LeBron to back out now, so he will be officially be marrying his longtime girlfriend and fiancee Savannah Brinson this month.
Here are some of the details.
James will marry his longtime love Savannah Brinson in a top-secret and high-security ceremony. Speculation is that the wedding will be held at either the Grand Del Mar or Hotel Del Coronado.
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones took a moment to pose for a photo with NBA superstar LeBron James and wrestling legend Hulk Hogan before Sunday night's season opener at Cowboys Stadium.
According to Hulk Hogan @dallascowboys owner Jerry Jones has passed his pre season physical-LBJ was witness #cough pic.twitter.com/ccXSVx0Doj— Clint Stoerner (@ClintStoerner) September 9...
Justin Hamilton will sign with the Miami Heat in the coming days and attend the team's training camp.
Hamilton, who played in Croatia and Latvia last season, did not participate in the Orlando or Las Vegas summer leagues because of a hamstring injury.
Hamilton was the Heat's second round draft pick in 2012. The Heat would lose their rights to Hamilton if they release him...
The Miami Heat have signed forward Eric Griffin and center Justin Hamilton. Griffin appeared in 10 games (seven starts) for the HEAT’s 2013 Summer League team and averaged 6.8 points, 3.2 rebounds, 1.25 steals and 19.0 minutes while shooting 57.4 percent from the field. He appeared in 28 games with Fileni BPA Jesi of the Italian Lega2 last season and averaged 17.5 points, 7.1...
Throughout the offseason, Ray Allen has continued to hear about "The Shot," his clutch three-pointer to send Game 6 of the NBA Finals into overtime. The Miami Heat won the game and won the series in Game 7.
"It doesn't matter where I went, where I've gone, what city or state I was in, it's all people could talk about," Allen said. "I always have...
The Miami Heat have 13 guaranteed contracts on their roster and could maintain the same amount throughout the upcoming season.
The Heat have told some player agents that they may carry only 13 players.
The Heat signed Justin Hamilton and Eric Griffin to non-guaranteed deals on Tuesday. Jarvis Varnado also is under a non-guaranteed contract.
LeBron James and Russell Westbrook needeled Kevin Durant on Monday night over the Washington Redskins’ loss to the Philadelphia Eagles on national TV. LeBron and Russ are both big Dallas Cowboys fans — LeBron was even at the stadium watching the Cowboys in Sunday Night Football — so they couldn’t resist taking a shot at […]
One of the interesting things about the upcoming NBA season is what exactly will be the biggest storyline in Miami. Obviously the Heat chasing a 3-peat has to be the main priority, but the looming potential free agency of the Big 3 have to be in the back of Pat Riley’s mind. For the most […]
Kudos goes over to Matt Moore over at CBS Sports for tracking down this quote by Miami Heat guard Ray Allen about his game-tying shot in game six of the 2013 NBA Finals.
Here is Ray’s comment on his big shot:
“You can never smite glory,” Allen said. “It’s something that you always will be associated with when you’re winning.”
Damn, that was pretty poetic. Here are some...