6:33 AM EDT, Mon April 27, 2015
Indy Cornrows Apr 2, 2015

Shane Battier credits Lance Stephensnon for motivating Heat to beat Pacers in playoffs last season

During a local radio interview, the former Heat forward claimed Miami was motivated by Lance Stephenson's antics to pull together and beat the Pacers in the Eastern Conference finals. Former Miami Heat menace, Shane Battier recently appeared on The Dan Dakich Show to talk college hoops, but the conversation eventually turned to Heat and Pacers. DD tried to get Battier to agree that the Heat with all of their stars, never considered the Pacers a true threat. But Battier said that wasn't the case and then startlingly gave Lance Stephenson credit for waking up the Heat in the Eastern...

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