Shane Battier

Team Houston Rockets Houston Rockets
Position Small Forward
Born Sep 9, 1978
Nationality United States United States
Team History
Houston Rockets Houston Rockets 2001 - present

Shane Battier is a Small Forward with the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association. He wears the number 31 jersey and is 6 feet and 8 inches tall weighing in at 220 lbs.  Battier

Shane Battier did his schooling from the Detroit Country Day High School in Beverly Hills, Michigan. He later attended the Duke University in Durham, North Carolina where he played for the college basketball team called the Duke Blue Devils. In 2001, Battier was drafted by the Memphis Grizzlies in the National Basketball Association. He played five seasons for the Grizzlies 10.52 points per game with a high score of 14.4 points per game in the 2001-02 season. In 2006, Battier was traded to the Houston Rockets. The same year, he also represented the United Nations Men’s National Basketball Team in the FIBA World Championships and won the bronze medal for the country.

In a total of 558 games that he has played in the NBA, Battier averages at 10.3 points per game, 1.8 assists per game and 4.8 rebounds per game. His career best is 14.4 points per game which he recorded playing with the Memphis Grizzlies in the 2001-02 season where he played 78 games starting in all of them.

Career Highlights

Oscar Robertson Trophy, 2001Naismith College Player of the Year, 2001John R. Wooden Award, 2001ACC Athlete of the Year, 2001Bronze medal, 2006 FIBA World Championships, Japan.

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