Mini-Profile: Shane Battier

The latest edition of the Mini-Profile series takes a look at an unsung hero in the Miami Heat side, Shane Battier.

Twitter: @ShaneBattier

Miami Heat's Shane Battier

Miami Heat’s Shane Battier

Bio:

Age- 34 (09/09/78)

Position- Small Forward

Height- 6’8″

Nationality- American

Previous Teams- Memphis Grizzlies (2001-2006 & 2010-11) Houston Rockets (2006-2011) Miami Heat (2011-present)

Season Highs:

Points- 18 (v Denver 15/11/12)

10+ points- 8 (Most recent v LA Clippers 08/02/13)

Assists- 3 (v Houston 06/02/13)

3pt made- 6 (v Denver 15/11/12)

Most minutes- 36 (v Boston 27/01/13)

Career Highs:

Points- 33 (v Toronto 04/03/05)

Points Per Game Average- 14.4 (Memphis 2001-02)

Assists- 8 (v Milwaukee 18/12/01)

3-pointers made- 7 (v New Jersey 27/12/06)

Games played- 875* (108 for Miami)

*as of 13th February 2013

Honours

6th pick in 2001 NBA Draft

2002 All-Rookie First Team

2006 World Championship Bronze (USA)

2012 NBA Champion (Miami Heat)

Highest 3-point shooting percentage at an NBA Finals (57.7%) when making 15+ triples

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