Found January 10, 2013 on Fox Sports Florida:
The great NBA Jeopardy! challenge has seen another player proclaim victory.Or, make that another Dukie.It all started when Miami forward Shane Battier said last November he could defeat any player in the NBA in Jeopardy! Then Milwaukee forward Mike Dunleavy, once Battiers teammate at Duke, said, I dont think he could beat me.Now, a guy who played for the Blue Devils after Battier and Dunleavy left, says he could beat both in the game show.I like me, Orlando guard J.J. Redick said when asked who would win an NBA Jeopardy! showdown between Battier and Dunleavy. The only way I would lose to them is one if one of the categories was 80s pop culture. I was sheltered as a child. I didnt get much of that.So in which categories does Redick believe he could outwit both Battier and Dunleavy?In history and in random facts, I would be good, said Redick, who played for Duke from 2002-06 while Battier was there from 1997-2001 and Dunleavy from 1999-02. Im not an expert in a lot of things, but I kn...

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Would Magic, fans take Dwight back?

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Shane Battier sings "The Love Boat" theme

This video has been making the round for a couple days now, but we didn't have a blog a couple days ago, so we're posting it now. For the second consecutive year, the Miami Heat's Shane Battier will be hosting a celebrity karaoke event -- South Beach Battioke -- to benefit The Battier Take Charge Foundation. To help market the Jan. 21 event we have this beautiful rendition...

Shane Battier sings ‘The Love Boat’ theme song (VIDEO)

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Jeff Van Gundy calls out Dwight Howard

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Turkoglu talks Howard, future in Orlando

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Magic defense just plain foul

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Nuggets, Magic both cry foul in Denver win over Orlando

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Shane Battier is the best singer ever!

As you can clearly see (and hear) on this video as he covers "The Love Boat" theme song. This man has a very special gift. South Florida is blessed to have him.
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