As we plan out our career futures, how often do we reflect on our past and thank those who championed us and helped us recognize our value even before we started a career? And why is doing so such an important building block in our journey towards success?
It was an NBA career with 977 games played and two championships won. Yet, beyond the games and accolades, perhaps the biggest mark newly retired NBA player, Shane Battier, made during his career was off of the court.
WASHINGTON -- Miami Heat small forward Shane Battier told ESPN's Grantland that he was approached by the Michigan Democratic
We know James Jones can sing a little, but some of your teammates are really, really bad. Who's the worst? I'm pretty bad
It's a rare opportunity to get one-on-one time with a revered basketball player, let alone when said athlete is three-time NBA champ Dwayne Wade. But earlier this month in Miami, that's exactly where a group of journalists found themselves.
He's already parlayed a love of Bud Light into a truckload of cold ones, and now Shane Battier is apparently angling for
Shane Battier Stars In Heat's Game 7 NBA Finals Win, Credits 'Basketball Gods' In Press Conference (VIDEO)
"And we needed it. We needed every inch of what everybody gave". (Editing by Ian Ransom) MIAMI, June 21 (Reuters) - Shane
Game 6 of the NBA Finals was such a seesaw battle of emotions and just sheer basketball that nobody, perhaps not even the San Antonio or Miami players, knew what Game 7 would bring us. And, after a two-point Heat lead at halftime where a series of jabs and hooks were thrown, LeBron James and Dwyane Wade offered a solution: Play like the superstars they are.
Although the Heat never relinquished the lead after Chalmers' improbable, buzzer-beating bank shot, Tim Duncan and the Spurs
Miami's Shane Battier didn't play a single minute during Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Indiana Pacers
On Friday, Hibbert told Jorge Milian of the Palm Beach Post that he has "no problem putting my nuts in the line of fire." The
When the locker room door swung open, the media charged in to saddle up to Lebron James or Dwyane Wade to ask them about their 105-103 victory over Boston and the 23-game winning streak the Miami Heat now possess.
This is not your average Monday night karaoke. It's "Battioke"-- Heat forward Shane Battier's fundraising sing fest, now in its second year here in Miami. The event is oversized in terms of personalities and humor.
In the clip above, the three-time MVP put on an entertaining performance with a cover of Michael Jackson's "Rock With You
The planet's best player though, now has his first world championship, and he's done so at 27 years old; or to be exact, one year younger than when the incomparable Michael Jordan captured his first ring with the Bulls in 1991.
OKC has failed to eclipse the 100-point mark for the first time in back-to-back games since Games 2 and 3 of its conference semifinal series with the Lakers. Miami, in that span, has turned them over 25 times, scoring 29 transition points off of turnovers. But why and how?
The Miami Heat finally assembled a legitimate half-court offensive scheme for 48 minutes, and the result was its most impressive total team effort of the NBA Finals.