Shane Battier F  #31

Born: Sep 9, 1978 (38 years old)

Birthplace: Birmingham, Michigan (United States)

Nationality: United States

Height: 6-8 (203cm)     Weight: 220 (100kg)


Twitter: @ShaneBattier


Current Team: Miami Heat

Job Title: Director of Basketball Development

Current NBA Status: Retired (Jun 15, 2014)

Current Agent: Jim Tanner

Draft Entry: 2001 NBA Draft

Drafted: Round 1, Pick 6, Vancouver Grizzlies

Pre-Draft Team: Duke (Sr)

High School: Detroit Country Day School [Beverly Hills, Michigan]

Shane Battier News

Shane Battier To Join ESPN As College Basketball Analyst
Shane Battier has agreed to join ESPN next season as a college basketball analyst on a multi-year deal.

Jason McIntyre/The Big Lead

Shane Battier Wins NBA Teammate Of Year Award
Shane Battier was given the Twyman-Stokes NBA Teammate of the Year award on Saturday.

RealGM Staff Report

NBA Considering Nickname Jerseys For Heat, Nets
The NBA has not announced the nickname jerseys, but the Heat and Nets apparently have been aware of the likelihood of it happening for at least several weeks.

Tim Reynolds/Associated Press

Spoelstra Expects Battier To Have Impact In Finals
Shane Battier has missed five of six shots in the first two games of the NBA Finals.

Ethan Skolnick/Palm Beach Post

Shane Battier: 'No Doubt' NBA Will Have A Female Player
Shane Battier feels a special women would need to have a skill set similar to LeBron James.

Tom Haberstroh/ESPN

Battier Predicts NBA Will Have Female Player 'In Our Lifetime'
Shane Battier predicts that the NBA is not far away from having its first female player.

Tom Haberstroh/ESPN

Battier Settling Into 'Utility Man' Role
Shane Battier is settling into his role as the Heat's "utility man."

Ira Winderman/Sun Sentinel

Heat Settle In On Starting Haslem Over Battier
Udonis Haslem is starting at power forward for the Heat instead of Shane Battier.

Joseph Goodman/Miami Herald

Battier Hopes To Return Thursday, But Thinking Big Picture
Shane Battier hopes to return from a sprained MCL on Thursday but is keeping the big picture in mind.

Ethan Skolnick/Palm Beach Post

Battier May Be Out For Several Games With Knee Injury
Shane Battier said he had a sprained MCL and did not need an MRI.

Ira Winderman/Sun-Sentinel

Heat Appear Set With Starting Battier At Power Forward
Shane Battier will likely be the starting power forward for the Heat.

Ira Winderman/Sun-Sentinel

Krzyzewski Encouraged Battier To Sign With Miami
Mike Krzyzewski encouraged Shane Battier to sign with the Heat last summer.

Andrew Beaton/Duke Chronicle

Heat Win 2012 NBA Finals
LeBron James had 26 points, 11 rebounds and 13 assists on his way to his first NBA championship.

RealGM Staff Report

Battier: LeBron's In A Good Spot Personally, Professionally
Shane Battier has been very impressed with LeBron James off the court during his tenure this season with the Heat.

Al Iannazzone/Newsday

Anthony's Shooting Percentage Rises Against Battier

Fred Kerber/New York Post

Battier Excited To Talk Analytics With Spoelstra
Shane Battier and Erik Spoelstra share an enjoyment for studying the analytics of basketball, something that they will inevitably discuss now that the veteran is a member of the Heat.

Couper Moorehead/

Heat Wing Players Remind Riley Of Showtime Era Lakers
With Shane Battier added to the Heat roster, the team will be loaded with versatile perimeter players.

Brian Windhorst/

Battier Will Sign With Heat
Shane Battier announced his free agent destination via Twitter.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Miami Appears To Be Favorite For Battier
Many had expected the Thunder to aggressively pursue Shane Battier as well, but that hasn't happened.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Battier: Grizzlies Will Be A Force To Deal With For Years
Battier was impressed with the young talent in Memphis.

Houston Chronicle

Ex-Teammates Praise Yao's Character
Yao left a lasting impression on those he played with.

Houston Chronicle

Battier Still Trying To Figure Out How To Fit In Grizzlies' System
With Shane Battier's return to Memphis, his productivity at the offensive end is noticeably less than it was with Houston.

Ronald Tillery/Memphis Commercial Appeal

Ronald Nored Finds Inspiration In 'The No-Stats All-Star' Shane Battier
Ronald Nored takes pride in his defense.

Gerry Ahern/Yahoo! Sports

Rockets Went After Trade For Speights

The Rockets tried to acquire Marreese Speights and Jason Kapono for Shane Battier.

Marc Stein/ESPN (via Twitter)

Rockets, Blazers Discussed Brooks, Battier For Camby Deal

Portland discussed sending Marcus Camby to Houston for Aaron Brooks and Shane Battier.

Marc Stein/ (via Twitter)

Rockets Offering Battier For Thabeet

The Rockets want Hasheem Thabeet and a pick from the Grizzlies for Shane Battier.

Memphis Commercial Appeal

Celtics Unlikely To Acquire Battier From Rockets

Boston is looking to find a replacement for the injured Marquis Daniels.

Chris Mannix/Sports Illustrated (via Twitter)

Celtics, Rockets Talking Battier Trade

The Celtics and Rockets are discussing a trade involving Shane Battier.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Battier Hopes To Remain With Rockets

Shane Battier has never been a free agent.

Houston Chronicle

Houston Shopping Virtually Everyone's Chad Ford has heard nearly every member of the Rockets mentioned in trade talks.

Chad Ford/

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