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  1. Battier in the house? Without a doubt!

    Tom Haberstroh

    MIAMI -- Doubt spares nobody. Not even a two-time NBA champion, former NCAA tournament champion, former NCAA Player of the Year, former Academic All-American of the Year and recipient of a seven-figure salary. The doubt took hold of Shane Battier ...

    Blog | May 06, 2014
  2. Thunder flip script, win by going small

    Tom Haberstroh

    MIAMI -- In the 2012 NBA Finals against the Oklahoma City Thunder, Heat coach Erik Spoelstra had a revelation. Rather than try to match OKC's size up front, Spoelstra decided to venture in the other direction. Go small. Start Shane Battier. Create...

    Blog | January 30, 2014
  3. TrueHoop TV Live: With Shane Battier

    Tom Haberstroh

    Miami Heat forward Shane Battier joins us at 4 p.m. ET for a special THTV two-man game....

    Blog | January 24, 2014
  4. How Shane Battier would fix the NBA

    Tom Haberstroh


    Blog | December 26, 2013
  5. Playing with the best on the planet

    Tom Haberstroh

    Shane Battier discusses what it's like to play next to LeBron James and why he gave up 3-pointers to focus on dunking....

    Blog | December 18, 2013
  6. Miami Heat: Best shooting team in history?

    Tom Haberstroh

    MIAMI -- The Miami Heat squad we just witnessed win the NBA title may have been the best shooting team ever. Of course, it seems a bit opportunistic to come out and say that now, after 12 Heat 3-pointers splashed through the AmericanAirlines Arena...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  7. The return of forgotten man Joel Anthony

    Tom Haberstroh

    Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images With Chris Andersen suspended for Game 6, Joel Anthony steps into the spotlight. INDIANAPOLIS -- Did you forget about Joel Anthony? If you did, it's hard to blame you. It seems like a decade has passed, bu...

    Blog | June 01, 2013
  8. Battier on flopping policy: Money talks

    Tom Haberstroh

    MIAMI -- The Heat and Pacers are tied 2-2 in an intense battle of basketball theory and X's and O's. We have the Pacers in one corner, a young and hungry team that wins by playing big and taking away the 3-pointer and the paint. Then you have the Hea...

    Blog | May 30, 2013
  9. Heat freezing up in the clutch

    Tom Haberstroh

    Andy Lyons/Getty Images After dominating crunch time in the regular season, the Heat have gone cold in the playoffs. With 5:00 left in the game, and the Miami Heat up by three points, George Hill caught the ball on the left wing and ran a pick-and-...

    Blog | May 29, 2013
  10. Shane Battier and the nuances of basketball

    Tom Haberstroh

    Issac Baldizon/Getty Images Neutralizing Carlos Boozer is one of the many subtle "plus plays" from Shane Battier so far. MIAMI - Every so often you'll glance at the official box score after a game and see a number that is so extreme that you'll fee...

    Blog | May 10, 2013
  11. Giving it a rest not always for the best

    Tom Haberstroh

    MIAMI - Shane Battier remembers it like it was yesterday. He was on the Memphis Grizzlies back in 2011 and his team had just upset the mighty San Antonio Spurs in the first-round of the playoffs in six games. The Grizzlies were the eighth-seed tha...

    Blog | May 02, 2013
  12. Heat making the most of time off

    Tom Haberstroh

    Tom Haberstroh/ESPN.comShane Battier's new look.MIAMI -- How do we know that the Miami Heat are bored? Just look at the above photo of Shane Battier, which was taken after Miami's practice Wednesday. "I don't know what this is, to be honest wit...

    Blog | May 01, 2013
  13. 2013 NBA playoffs -- Miami Heat not focused on comments by Milwau...

    Tom Haberstroh

    The Miami Heat have heard Milwaukee Bucks point guard Brandon Jennings loud and clear. But they plan to let the game do the talking.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2013
  14. Shane Battier of Miami Heat says NBA will have female player 'in ...

    Tom Haberstroh

    Miami Heat forward Shane Battier, who has played several pickup basketball games with women over the years, predicts that the NBA is not far away from having its first female player.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2013
  15. LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Mario Chalmers out for New York Knicks...

    Tom Haberstroh

    Minor nicks, as Heat coach Erik Spoelstra put it, will keep Miami starters LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Mario Chalmers from playing against the New York Knicks.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2013
  16. How far will the Heat streak go?

    Tom Haberstroh

    MIAMI -- Sixteen wins in a row. LeBron James has never been here. This is uncharted territory for Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh, too. They're enjoying the longest winning streak of their careers right now. But Shane Battier? He's been here before....

    Blog | March 07, 2013