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Shane Battier

Shane Battier
Battier with the Rockets
NameShane Battier
CaptionBattier with the Rockets
PositionSmall forward
Height Ft6
Height In8
Weight Lb220
Birth DateSeptember 9, 1978(age 38)
Birth PlaceBirmingham, Michigan
High SchoolDetroit Country Day School (Beverly Hills, MI)
Draft Round1
Draft Pick6
Draft TeamVancouver Grizzlies
Draft Year2001
Career Start2001
Years1   |team1=Memphis Grizzlies
Years2   |team2=Houston Rockets
Years3 |team3=Memphis Grizzlies
Highlights * 2× NBA All-Defensive Second Team (   ) * NBA All-Rookie First Team ( ) * NCAA Champion (2001) * NCAA Basketball Tournament MOP (2001) * John R. Wooden Award (2001) * Naismith College Player of the Year (2001) * Consensus NCAA All-American First Team (2000) * Consensus NCAA All-American Second Team (2001)

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Shane Courtney Battier (born September 9, 1978) is an American professional basketball player (small forward). He most recently played with the Memphis Grizzlies of the National Basketball Association. He has also been a member of the U.S. national team.

Battier was born and raised in Birmingham, Michigan, and attended Detroit Country Day School in Beverly Hills, Michigan, where he won many awards including 1997 "Mr. Basketball of Michigan." He went on to play four years of college basketball at Duke, where he captured the 2001 National Championship and swept the major National Player of the Year awards. Battier was selected with the sixth overall pick of the 2001 NBA Draft by the Memphis Grizzlies and was traded five years later to the Houston Rockets. He was then traded back to the Memphis Grizzles during the 2010-2011 NBA season. His number has been retired by both Detroit Country Day School and Duke University.

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