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SHANE BATTIER RUMORS

Shane Battier knows platoons, questions UK’s shooting

INDIANAPOLIS — Shane Battier, the former Duke star, has retired after a long NBA career and is now an analyst for ESPN. In the press room before Tuesday night’s Champions Classic, Battier was asked about Kentucky’s platoon system. “I actually … Continue reading →
Via John Clay's Sidelines
4 days ago

Shane Battier sings Billy Joel - poorly (Video)

Retired Miami Heat forward and current team ambassador Shane Battier sat in front of a piano and sang the Billy Joel classic "Just The Way You Are" to welcome the "Piano Man" back to Miami for his upcoming concert at the AmericanAirlines Arena this coming January. Or, should we say, he tried to sing the Billy Joel hit, but as far as Battier's performance...
Via Holdout Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Shane Battier singing Billy Joel just because (VIDEO)

Instagram ESPN’s J.A. Adande tweeted out this video of Shane Battier singing Billy Joel Wednesday.  Just because.  Battier retired from the NBA after last season to become a professional karaokier (that’s not a real word).  It’s kind of a shame that Battier didn’t go with his Motown-area roots.  Maybe that’s Act 2- Shane Battier as Eminem.  Eh, maybe Madonna might...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Shane Battier to Retire at the End of the Season to Become ESPN Analyst

The glue guy, the player that does all the little things that don’t show up on the stat sheet— that’s Shane Battier. The ultimate teammate, the elite defender, the two-time NBA champion — that’s Shane Battier. After signing with the Miami Heat in 2011, who knows if the Heat would have repeated as back-to-back champions without “Battman.” As the Heat are poised to go...
Via Heat Nation
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Shane Battier’s high school yearbook photo is hilarious (photo)

Fantastic. While I won’t go so far as to say that the Miami Heat’s Shane Battier “blossomed” following his high school years, this yearbook photo from 1997 certainly makes it clear that he didn’t get uglier as he aged. Even back then, Battier definitely looks like the kind of guy who would one day make [...]The post Shane Battier’s high school yearbook photo is hilarious...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 28, 2013  |  Discuss
GRAND SLAM CELEBRATION

Shane Battier eats at Denny's after title win

Denny’s. a championship tradition. #Grandslam pic.twitter.com/mveVEocxAY — Shane Battier (@ShaneBattier) June 21, 2013 While his teammates were probably either still very drunk or very hungover, the consumate professional Shane Battier celebrated winning his second consecutive NBA Championship with the Miami Heat by enjoying a nice breakfast at Denny’s this morning. He’s...
Via Next Impulse Sports
June 21, 2013  |  Discuss
DRINKS ON ME

Battier receives huge shipment of beer

Shane Battier has it pretty good these days. The Miami Heat forward doesn’t have much to do other than wreak havoc on defense, wait on the wings for wide open threes, and watch LeBron James be LeBron James. Oh, and drink Bud Light. During Miami’s 27-game winning streak, Battier revealed that he drinks a Bud Light before every game, and, considering the streak was the talk of...
Via Next Impulse Sports
April 22, 2013  |  Discuss
BREAKING GLASS BACKBOARD?

Battier expects a female NBA player

Shane Battier, commenting upon Mark Cuban hinting that he would consider drafting Britney Griner, believes there will be a female NBA player "in our lifetime."

Via Gamedayr
April 04, 2013  |  1 Comment
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