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...
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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
GRAND SLAM CELEBRATION
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...
When Miami Heat veteran Shane Battier is shooting lethal 3-pointers, the champs look unstoppable.
The unofficial spokesman for Bud Light told USA Today that after his 13th season in 2013-14 he may call it a day.
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Miami Heat veteran Shane Battier is the latest member of the superstar team to be viewed as the perfect pitch man.
The funny thing is that it took him all by surprise.
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BREAKING GLASS BACKBOARD?
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."