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Shane Battier named head of Heat analytics department

The Miami Heat are reuniting with an old chum.The team announced on Thursday that they have hired Shane Battier to their front office as Director of Basketball Development & Analytics. The former Duke Blue Devil’s job will include “the development of analytics in evaluating all talent, including college, free agents and current Miami players.”Battier, now 38, played with...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Box Score 2/8: When a little Spud was king

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Welcome to the Yardbarker Box Score, what we're reading while for the thousandth time trying to wrap our minds around how the NBA trade deadline comes a week before the NHL trade deadline even though the NHL season starts before the NBA season. Happy birthday to Alonzo Mourning, Aaron...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

'Zo on MJ: He would average almost 50 in today's NBA

By Vincent Frank Hall of Fame basketball player Alonzo Mourning sure does know his basketball. He also knows what it’s all about going up against Michael Jordan. Speaking with the always amazing Katie Nolan on the Fox Sports show Garbage Time, Mourning said Jordan would dominate today’s NBA. "If Michael played today, he’d probably average almost 50 a game.” Based...
Via Sportsnaut
March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Alonzo Mourning confirms “Who wants to sex Mutombo?”

By Eddie Maisonet There are certain stories you hear about your favorite superstar personalities that end up being urban legends because no one is willing to co-sign the story or the proof was thrown into a river somewhere. From Notorious B.I.G.’s alleged robbery of a New York Knick, to Andre The Giant allegedly using the bathtub as a toilet regularly and Michael Jordan...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Alonzo Mourning's top 10 moments with the Heat

Once Pat Riley arrived in Miami from New York in 1995, the Heat franchise had found its leader and driving force behind what would eventually become a championship organization. But the heart and soul of the team would arrive soon afterward, when Riley was able to swing a trade with the Charlotte Hornets and land future Hall of Famer Alonzo Mourning as the centerpiece for a new era...
Via Fox Sports Florida
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Alonzo Mourning joins forces with global charity organization

For almost 20 years, former Heat center Alonzo Mourning has quietly been donating his time and money to local causes close to his heart in the South Florida area. Now, it's time for him to go global. On Friday, at the Overtown Youth Center he helped build, Mourning was named an ambassador for the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation, a worldwide non-profit organization that provides...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Hall of Famer Mourning excited for son's basketball future

South Florida high school basketball star Trey Mourning had something added to his player bio on Monday -- son of a basketball Hall of Famer. Trey's dad, Alonzo, was named a member of the Class of 2014 to be enshrined in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame this August. Speaking on a conference call to discuss the honor Monday night, the former Miami Heat center said he...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Alonzo Mourning, Nolan Richardson, Gary Williams Elected To Basketball Hall Of Fame

DALLAS — Alonzo Mourning went to Georgetown to play basketball, not discover the world. The 6-foot-10 center who won an NBA title with the Miami Heat was voted to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Monday, adding that honor to becoming a board member at his alma mater. “I didn’t understand the prestige of this university, the global prestige of this university...
Via NESN.com
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Wildcat Mitch Richmond voted into Basketball Hall of Fame

DALLAS -- Alonzo Mourning went to Georgetown to play basketball, not discover the world. The 6-foot-10 center who won an NBA title with the Miami Heat was voted to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Monday, adding that honor to becoming a board member at his alma mater. "I didn't understand the prestige of this university, the global prestige of this university," Mourning...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Alonzo Mourning 'humbled' by selection to Basketball Hall of Fame

Alonzo Mourning, Hall of Famer. That title became official Monday, when the former Miami Heat center was among those announced for enshrinement into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Aug. 8. Mourning was joined in the 2014 class by former Golden State/Sacramento guard and Fort Lauderdale product Mitch Richmond, former NBA and international player Sarunas Marciulionis...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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