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Miami Heat forward Shane Battier did not see any action on the court during Monday night's Game 7 of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals. However, that didn't prevent Battier from making a contribution while on the bench: serving as towel boy for LeBron James.
In a team huddle during a timeout late in the second quarter, Battier randomly started wiping down LeBron's arm with a towel. You can't say that Battier isn't a team player.
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