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Shane Battier believes the NBA will have a female player, and it won’t take too long for that to happen.
The topic of females in the NBA came up this week after Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said he would consider selecting Baylor’s Brittney Griner in the draft. Though UConn women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma thinks such a move would be just a publicity stunt, Battier feels differently.
“There’s no doubt that in our lifetime, there will be a woman NBA player,” Battier told ESPN Thursday.
“I don’t know if it’s Griner or if it’s someone who is 5 years old right now. But we’ll see it. It’ll happen in our lifetime. Just the law of averages.”
Battier also thinks that the first female player in the NBA would likely be a quick, athletic guard rather than a taller, lankier player like Griner. His reasoning makes sense; Griner’s height allows her to dominate against female competition, but she would be undersized playing against men. A fast guard who can keep up with quick men woul
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Amid the could she / couldn’t she talk revolving around whether Brittney Griner could make the NBA, Heat forward, Shane Battier predicts that we will see a female basketball player make the NBA in our lifetime.
According to ESPN:
“There’s no doubt that in our lifetime, there will be a woman NBA player,” Battier told ESPN.com after Thursday’s Heat practice at AmericanAirlines...
It might be tough for LeBron James to get a season sweep since he will rest for some games down the stretch. But, for now, he's been perfect.
The Miami Heat star on Friday won his fifth NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Month Award in five months. He became the first player in NBA history to receive the honor for five straight months during a single season.
In winning the...
MIAMI (AP) -- Thieves made off with an estimated 340,000 in jewelry from Miami Heat star Chris Bosh's home while he was out celebrating his birthday.
Miami Beach police say Bosh called them about 12:30 a.m. Thursday after he and his wife returned from his well-publicized party at South Beach's Bamboo nightclub. The couple noticed a jewelry drawer was open and numerous watches...
Thieves made off with an estimated $340,000 in jewelry from Miami Heat star Chris Bosh's home while he was out celebrating his birthday.
Miami Beach police say Bosh called them about 12:30 a.m. Thursday after he and his wife returned from his well-publicized party at South Beach's Bamboo nightclub. The couple noticed a jewelry drawer was open and numerous watches, rings...
Game time: 7:30 p.m.
TV: Sun Sports (pregame at 7 p.m.)
The Miami Heat have two wins in their three games without LeBron James and Dwyane Wade, with big thanks to one of the team's reserves.
With the status of both James and Wade unclear for Saturday's home game against Philadelphia, the Heat may again need big contributions from Mike Miller to get a 15th straight regular...
Chris Bosh celebrated his 29th birthday with a Moroccan-themed bash in Miami with his teammates and friends, complete with camels and all. According to Micaela Hood of SouthFlorida.com, Bosh and his wife Adrienne arrived via helicopter, and then sailed on a yacht to greet the awaiting guests. It wasn’t all smiles afterwards, as Bosh and his wife returned to their home that was...
No, really, he was actually robbed by people yet undetermined.
It appears that Mr. Bosh and his wife returned home early Thursday morning from his "Birthday Bash" at Miami Beach's Bamboo Club to find that quite a few valuables were taken from his home.
According to reports, the list includes purses, jewelry, cash and watches. Value estimate...
The Basketball of Fame will add The Glove.
Gary Payton, who played for the Seattle Supersonics, Milwaukee Bucks, Los Angeles Lakers, Boston Celtics and Miami Heat, has been elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame, according to Scott Howard-Cooper of NBA.com.
Payton is considered one of the best point guards in NBA history. He was a nine-time All-Star and an NBA champion and averaged...
Chris Bosh plays third banana with the Miami Heat. With LeBron James and Dwyane Wade running the show, he completes the new era “Big 3″, but is overshadowed by his [...]
Only Important Injuries:
-Danillo Gallinari out (stock up for Wilson Chandler, Corey Brewer, Kenneth Faried)
-Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade out (stock up for LeBron James, Udonis Haslem, Norris Cole)
-Chandler Parsons out (stock up for Francisco Garcia, Greg Smith, Jeremy Lin, James Harden)
-Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili out (stock up for Danny Green, Tim Duncan, Kawhi Leonard, Gary...
So if you watched any basketball on TNT last night, you probably saw Danilo Gallinari‘s injury where his knee buckled in a non-contact situation and it doesn’t look good. Don’t want to speculate too much as he hasn’t gotten an MRI yet, but I think he’ll be out when next year starts. Of course it could be just a strain and he got lucky, but I think he’s cuttable. Sucks...
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