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 the...
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February 16, 2017  |  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 (photo)...
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June 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Moons Over My Hammy! Shane Battier celebrated NBA title where? (photo)

Shane Battier’s deadly accuracy from beyond the arc played a more than integral role in the Miami Heat’s triumph over the San Antonio Spurs in Game 7 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night. The veteran took eight shots during Game 7, all threes, and made six of them for 18 critical points. So, how [...]The post Moons Over My Hammy! Shane Battier celebrated NBA title where? (photo) appeared...
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June 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Shane Battier believes eating turd sandwiches makes ribeyes taste better?

During the Miami Heat’s triumphant and convincing Game 7 win over the Indiana Pacers in the Eastern Conference Finals, Shane Battier’s name in the box score received the dreaded “DNP-Coach’s Decision” treatment. Battier was the only player on the Heat roster to suffer such an indignity in Game 7, but a horrible shooting slump prompted [...]The post Shane Battier believes eating turd...
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June 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Shane Battier dries off LeBron’s arm during Game 7 (VIDEO)

YouTube Shane Battier did not see one minute of game action in Game 7 against the Pacers.  BUT, that did not prevent Battier from contributing to the win.  During a timeout late in the second quarter, Battier dried the heck out of LeBron’s arm with a nice pat down with a towel.  LeBron dropped 32 points on 8 of 17 shooting from the floor and 15 of 16 from the free throw line. WHOEVER...
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June 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Shane Battier is rocking a sweet playoff mustache (Picture)

The Miami Heat handled the Milwaukee Bucks with ease in the opening round of the playoffs, and they are now awaiting their next opponent. If the Brooklyn Nets are able to even their series against the Chicago Bulls on Thursday night, they could be waiting a while. In the meantime, Shane Battier has decided to try out a new look. As you can see from the photo above that ESPN’s Tom...
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May 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Shane Battier received 1,100 cases of Bud Light because he drinks Bud Light (VIDEO)

YouTube YouTube Professional athletes make a ton of money.  Too much money.  Yet they’re also often the beneficiary of pretty nice handouts.  Shane Battier of the Miami Heat recently disclosed one of his rituals of drinking a Bud Light prior to games. So, of course, Bud Light sent a delivery truck to Battier’s house with 1,100 cases of beer for him.  For free (minus taxes).  My math...
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April 23, 2013  |  Discuss

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