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Real Tweets from Real People – Shane Battier

It’s rare when an athlete is seen as a shoo-in to make a successful transition from professional athlete to television analyst.  Former Duke star and NBA veteran Shane Battier was seen as one of those surefire home run hires.  When ESPN won the race to sign Battier after he retired from the NBA and the Miami Heat, it was a formality that he’d be a major part of their broadcasting...
Via Awful Announcing
15 days ago  |  Discuss

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, well, let's just say it...
Via Holdout Sports
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Shane Battier joins ESPN for keeps

We’ve heard for years that basketball people love Shane Battier. He’s articulate, a good quote, and a seemingly all around decent person around the media, which makes him obvious television material for his life after basketball. His work at the 2013 NBA Draft suggested some promise for his career as an analyst. ESPN is buying into that promise, signing up the former NCAA and...
Via Awful Announcing
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA: Shane Battier Retires after 13 years

(Photo by scott mecum – Flickr: Shane Battier  via wikimediacommons.org) The Miami Heat lost their bid for a three-peat, being defeated by the San Antonio Spurs in a series that lasted only five games in the 2014 NBA Finals on Sunday night by a score of 104-87. However, this isn’t all the former NBA champions lost. Early Monday afternoon, 13-year veteran Shane Battier officially...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Shane Battier On Heat: We Were Exposed

Shane Battier acknowledged what most of us already knew, the Miami Heat have major flaws in their roster.  Battier did his best to be honest when reflecting upon losing to the San Antonio Spurs in Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Sunday.   Battier, who played in his last game, told Bleacher Report’s Ethan Skolnick that the Heat were exposed. “Unfortunately, I made the mistake...
Via Thacover2
June 16, 2014  |  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

Miami Heat forward Shane Battier wins best teammate award

The Miami Heat have known Shane Battier to be a valuable teammate. Now it's clear others know that, too. Battier, who's planning to retire after this season, was named the 2013-14 Twyman-Stokes Teammate of the Year, it was announced Saturday. The Twyman-Stokes Teammate of the Year Award is voted annually by NBA players and recognizes the best teammate based on selfless play, on and...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Heat's Shane Battier relishing return to starting lineup against Nets

MIAMI -- Shane Battier remained confident he'd get another chance to help the Miami Heat despite a reduced role in recent weeks. The Duke grad was less certain he would produce when asked. "I'm older," Battier, 35, said with a laugh after Wednesday afternoon's light practice. "It's like driving an old car -- you don't know if it will start up again." After playing little more than...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Lebron Gets Photobombed by Battier During SB

It’s no secret the Miami Heat are famous for photobombing each other any chance they get, and thanks to Shane Battier, Super Bowl Sunday was no different. Terez Owens has a photo of Lebron watching the game with intensity while Shane Battier lurks in the background. Now I appreciate the great basketball player that Lebron is, but drinking wine while watching a Super Bowl seems...
Via BlackSportsOnline
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Miami Heat get ready for 'Battioke 2014'

Shane Battier and the Miami Heat are winning the internet today, thanks to a promotional video that came out for the forward’s annual charity event. Every year, Battier and his wife hold a charity event fundraiser called “Battioke,” where people…Read more →
Via The Victory Formation
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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