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Apr 14, 2014
Rotoworld
Shane Battier will start against the Wizards on Monday.

Zack McMillin's Daily Dish: Retiring Battier -- "always ... a Memphian" -- helped ignite epic NBA game

Shane Battier's likely final NBA appearance at FedExForum just adds to his Memphis legacy.
Newsday Apr 6, 2014

Shane Battier thinks Phil Jackson will succeed with Knicks

Even though Heat forward Shane Battier joked that Madison Square Garden "smells like elephant poop and Frank Sinatra,'' he's clearly fond of playing in New York City.

Battier plays role in slowing Carmelo

Shane Battier, who likely will say goodbye to his playing days after the season, had his moments Sunday against Carmelo Anthony.

ASK IRA: Should Spoelstra rethink Cole/Douglas decisions?

Q: Do you have any reason why Norris Cole was playing all the crunch-time minutes in the fourth quarter and in the overtimes on Friday night? The 'Wolves left him wide open repeatedly and he missed every shot, and he did some awful fouls at the other end. The guy has been in a slump. Why use him in a two-point-guard lineup? I'd rather see James Jones, Rashard Lewis, Shane Battier or Toney Douglas in there. Heck, go big and bring in Birdman or Udonis Haslem. -- Adrian.
Hot Hot Hoops Mar 30, 2014

Trying to reason with Shane Battier’s final season

A 13-year career comes to an end this summer, whether in defeat or victory still anyone’s guess. But how you recall that career – as dirty, overrated, or as a consummate winner – isn’t as important to Shane Battier as long as he’s remembered as a good teammate. Shane Battier is a terrible singer. It's odd to look back at a player like Battier, one who has won multiple championships and achieved individual awards throughout his basketball career, and target his singing voice among so many other virtues. But the fact that we even know what he sounds like behind the microphone is a...

No farewell tour, but Shane Battier appreciates end is near

Shane Battier never wanted a retirement tour, which is probably a good thing, considering Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra won't allow him to have one.

No farewell tour, but Shane Battier appreciates end is near

Shane Battier never wanted a retirement tour, which is probably a good thing, considering Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra won't allow him to have one.    
Chicago Tribune Mar 29, 2014

No farewell tour, but Shane Battier appreciates end is near

Shane Battier never wanted a retirement tour, which is probably a good thing, considering Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra won't allow him to have one.    
Grand Rapids Press Mar 29, 2014
Miami Heat's Shane Battier: 'All the tricks that I learned, I learned from the Bad Boys'

Miami Heat's Shane Battier: 'All the tricks that I learned, I learned from the Bad Boys'

Battier, the Miami Heat forward and Birmingham native, made what could be his final NBA trip to his home state on a night when the Pistons celebrated the team of his childhood.
Heat hold morning shootaround at Shane Battier’s high school

Heat hold morning shootaround at Shane Battier’s high school

A quick look-in at Miamis practice at Detroit Country Days middle school gym. (Post photo) Every now and then, the Heat veer from conventional practice sites. This morning was one of those times. With the team staying in Detroit and getting ready to play the Pistons in Auburn Hills, Mich., Miami opted to practice at Detroit Country Day School in Beverly Hills, Mich. The significance? That is Shane Battier’s alma mater.Battier in his high school days. (DCD photo) “I love it,” he said. “It’s nostalgic. I’ve been here a couple times with the Rockets. It gets me nostalgic every time I...

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