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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 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...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 24, 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

Shane Battier could retire after 2013-14

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. Please click here to read this story. The post Shane Battier could retire after 2013-14 appeared first on Players View.
Via Players View
June 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Shane Battier receives a free truckload of Bud Light

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. Please click here to read this story/watch this video The post Miami Heat’s Shane Battier receives a free truckload of Bud Light appeared first on Players View.
Via Players View
April 23, 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

Shane Battier dunks for first time in four years, says it’s for ‘suburban dads’ (Video)

Shane Battier has primarily been a jump-shooter throughout most of his career. His role with the Miami Heat has consisted of coming off the bench and trying to knock down a few big shots, which is something Battier was able to do last season en route to a championship. However, a dunker he is not. During a win over the Charlotte Bobcats on Monday night, Battier dunked in a regular...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 05, 2013  |  Discuss
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