Shane Battier played 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 Vancouver Grizzlies.
He was traded five years later to the Houston Rockets and was then traded back to the Memphis Grizzlies during the 2010–2011 NBA season. He signed with the Miami Heat in 2011. Battier won back to back NBA Championships with the Miami Heat from 2012-2013. Battier was known for his tenacious defense and would often guard the league’s most elite offensive players.