Shane Battier

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Bernstein: Heat’s Struggles Intriguing For Bulls

The door may be opening in the Eastern Conference.

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Role Players Swing Game For Heat

Coming into the deciding Game 7 of the 2013 NBA Finals, everyone knew what to expect from LeBron James and Dwyane Wade, but it was the role players who would help swing the game for the Heat.

06/21/2013

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Heat Handle Spurs 109-93; Finals Coming Back To Miami

The Miami Heat entered Game 4 of the 2013 NBA Finals against the San Antonio Spurs knowing they couldn’t lose and go down 3-1 in the series and have a chance of winning the Larry O’Brien trophy. But the Heat’s Big Three responded like the three All-Stars that they are, combining for 82 points and lead Miami to a 109-93.

06/14/2013

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Pacers Focus On LeBron At Own Risk

The Miami Heat are going to have quite a challenge in front of them from the opening tip of Game 4 in the Eastern Conference Finals. Miami must find a way to once again play a near perfect half against the defensive-minded Indiana Pacers.

05/28/2013

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Shane Battier’s Pregame Playlist

CBS Local Sports was able to get a look at Battier’s pregame playlist, and as expected, it’s the perfect mix of songs to inspire a veteran playing a for a title.

06/20/2012

Miami Heat forward LeBron James goes to the basket against Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert in Game Five of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2012 NBA Playoffs on May 22, 2012 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Heat Rout Pacers To Take 3-2 Series Lead

LeBron James scored 30 points, Dwyane Wade added 28, and the Miami Heat moved a win away from another trip to the Eastern Conference finals with a 115-83 victory over the suddenly hurting Indiana Pacers on Tuesday night.

05/22/2012

Joakim Noah #13 of the Chicago Bulls has a shot blocked by Dwyane Wade #3 of the Miami Heat during a game  at American Airlines Arena on January 29, 2012 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

James, Heat Escape With 97-93 Win Over Bulls

LeBron James scored 35 points, while reigning NBA MVP Derrick Rose wasted two chances in the final 23 seconds and the Miami Heat escaped with a 97-93 win Sunday over the Chicago Bulls.

01/29/2012