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SAN ANTONIO, TX JUNE 04: Shane Battier of the Miami Heat is interviewed by Guillermo Rodriguez, Jimmy Kimmel Live's security guard during media availability as part of the 2014 NBA Finals on June 04, 2014 at AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Reid B. Kelley/NBAE via Getty Images)

Battier Heads Toward Retirement With No Regrets

Shane Battier learned how to be a teammate from his father and Little League coach, Big Ed Battier. He was guided by Mike Krzyzewski at Duke. He played for respected NBA coaches — Hubie Brown, Mike Fratello, Jeff Van Gundy, Rick Adelman and Erik Spoelstra among them.

06/05/2014

Miami Heat v Denver Nuggets

Battier Joins Push To Sign People Up For ACA

Miami Heat forward Shane Battier will become the third member of the organization to make a public push to get people signed up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.

CBS Miami–03/18/2014

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Cap Space Shrinks Again For Heat

As the Miami Heat celebrates its latest championship, it’s never too early to take a peek at what could be coming for the franchise that has dominated the Eastern Conference for the last three years in a row.

CBS Miami–06/24/2013

MIAMI (June 21, 2013) - Miami Heat star Shane Battier celebrates his championship at a local Denny's Restaurant. (Source: Shane Battier/Twitter)

Battier Celebrates Win With Trip To Denny’s

The Miami Heat partied well into the wee hours of Friday morning after capturing a second straight NBA championship. But one of the heroes of the game had his own unique way of celebrating the championship.

CBS Miami–06/21/2013

MIAMI, FL - JUNE 20: Mike Miller #13 and Shane Battier #31 of the Miami Heat celebrate after defeating the San Antonio Spurs in Game Seven of the 2013 NBA Finals on June 20, 2013 at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida.  Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

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.

CBS Miami–06/21/2013

SAN ANTONIO, TX - JUNE 13: LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat posts up Danny Green #4 of the San Antonio Spurs in the first quarter during Game Four of the 2013 NBA Finals at the AT&T Center on June 13, 2013 in San Antonio, Texas. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

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.

CBS Miami–06/13/2013

Dwyane Wade #3 and Mario Chalmers #15 of the Miami Heat discuss the game against the Oklahoma City Thunder during Game Five of the 2012 NBA Finals at American Airlines Arena on June 21, 2012 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Who Will Step Up For Heat?

When crunch time hits in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals Monday night, the Miami Heat have to wonder if anyone on the team not named LeBron James can step up and hit the big shot.

CBS Miami–06/03/2013

LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat drives to the hoop against the Indiana Pacers in Game Six of the Eastern Conference Finals during the 2013 NBA Playoffs on June 1, 2013 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana. Copyright 2013 NBAE  (Photo by Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images)

Heat Down To Last Shot In Game 7

Game 7. Eastern Conference Finals. The last time the Miami Heat were in this situation, they were coming off a convincing Game 6 win in 2012 and blew out the Boston Celtics 101-88. What a difference a year makes.

CBS Miami–06/03/2013

LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat looks for the rebound in Game Three of the Eastern Conference Finals during the 2013 NBA Playoffs on May 26, 2013 atA Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2013 NBAE  (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Heat Look To Regain Momentum In Game 5

It’s hard to call a game for the Miami Heat a must-win, but if the Heat can’t put together a winning formula against the Indiana Pacers in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals; the Heat could be in deep trouble.

CBS Miami–05/30/2013

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Ray Allen & Shane Battier Still Searching For Shot

The Miami Heat have been constructed to utilize the slashing and post-up ability of the Big Three to create wide open shots on the outside for the team’s shooters. One of the biggest problems for the Heat in the Eastern Conference Finals though has been those shooters missing shots.

CBS Miami–05/29/2013

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