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Hot Hot Hoops Jul 21, 2016

Shane Battier writes about his Miami Heat days and what it takes to succeed

Shane Battier wasn't one of the "Big 3." He didn't mind. He just did his job. Shane Battier reminisces about what growing up as a "Garbage Pail Kid" in Birmingham, Michigan meant to him. He was never the most skilled player in the NBA, but he always had the heart of a champion. In The Dumpster Diving Battier Brothers he writes, "This habit of doing what needed to be done carried me from the blacktops of suburban Detroit all the way to my days with the World Champion Miami Heat. I was never the most athletic guy on my teams, and no one would have described me as the most ‘naturally...

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