Shane Battier is Vice President, Basketball Development & Analytics of the Miami Heat, using his distinguished 13-year NBA career and heralded collegiate career at Duke University to help guide the Heat’s basketball development strategy.
Battier joined the NBA in 2001 after graduating from Duke as the winningest men’s collegiate player ever. Battier retired in 2014 with a long list of accomplishments including back-to-back NBA championships with the Heat, winner of the Twyman-Stokes NBA Teammate of the Year Award, and a two-time recipient of the Magic Johnson Award.
A six-time divisional winner of the NBA Sportsmanship Award, Battier is also known for his exemplary character and his commitment to community service. Battier and wife, Heidi, founded The Battier Take Charge Foundation in 2010 to provide educational resources and programs for the development of youth and teens in underserved areas.
Battier resides in Miami with his wife and their two children, Zeke and Eloise.