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Miami Heat podcast: Shane Battier on Battioke, Heat's recent moves

NBA champion and Miami Heat legend Shane Battier is this week's special guest for the FOXSportsFlorida.com Miami Heat podcast to chat about his upcoming charity event, the South Beach Battioke. Battier explains what makes the annual event so special and also discusses his transition from the court to the broadcasting booth as well as his special relationship with the Miami Heat organization...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Big Names: Shane Battier, Jay Rothman, Al Jaffe

Former Miami Heat player Shane Battier will call a game involving his former team Friday night. In other news, ESPN Monday Night Football producer Jay Rothman is staying put, and ESPN executive Al Jaffe is retiring. Battier to Call Heat Game Friday ESPN college basketball analyst Shane Battier will be part of the broadcast team [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

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
December 03, 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 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
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