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Shane Battier


Full Name:
Shane Courtney Battier
Position:
Forward
College:
Duke
Height:
6-8
Weight:
220
High School:
Country Day, Detroit
Birthdate:
September 8, 1978
Birthplace:
Birmingham, Mich.

Statistics

NBA DRAFT 2001
Selected in the first round (sixth pick overall) by the Grizzlies.


HIGHLIGHTS
  Received Naismith and Wooden awards as a senior.
  Consensus choice as National Player of the Year.
  Named First-Team All-America by The Associated Press, USBWA, The Sporting News, ESPN.com and CBS Sportsline.
  Named the NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player and to NCAA Tournament's East Regional Team.   Selected as NABC Defensive Player of the Year for the third consecutive season.
  Finished career tied for eighth on Duke's all-time scoring list with 1,984 points.
  Ranks second all-time at Duke in career blocked shots (254), third in three-point field goals (246), third in three-point attempts (592) and third in three-point percentage (.416).
  Duke's all-time career steals leader (266).
  One of four players in NCAA history to have over 1,500 points, 500 rebounds, 200 steals, 200 assists and 200 blocked shots in a career, joining Lionel Simmons, Danny Manning and George Evans.


AT DUKE
  As a senior, averaged 22.5 points and 10.2 rebounds during NCAA Tournament, leading Duke to the national championship.
  Named Co-Player of the Year in ACC, sharing the honor with Joseph Forte of North Carolina.
  A unanimous selection to All-ACC First Team.
  Named MVP of ACC Tournament.
  Top vote-getter on ACC All-Defensive Team.
  Named to Academic All-America Team by College Sports Information Directors of America and Verizon's Academic Athlete of the Year.
  Ranked second on team in scoring (19.9 ppg, 28th in nation) and first in rebounding (7.3 rpg).
  Led team in steals (82) and blocked shots (88).
  Notched 18 points, 11 rebounds and six assists vs. Arizona in NCAA Championship Game.
  Scored a game-high 25 points vs. Maryland in Final Four victory.
  In East Regional Final victory over USC, had 20 points and 10 rebounds.
  Scored 25 points, grabbed 11 rebounds, blocked five shots and had four steals in victory at North Carolina.
  Tied career high with 34 points vs. Georgia Tech.
  Hit school-record nine three-pointers in season opener vs. Princeton.

  As a junior, named Second Team All-America and First Team All-ACC selection by The Associated Press.
  Named First Team All-ACC Tournament.
  Chosen First Team GTE/CoSIDA Academic All-America.
  Named 2000 NABC Co-Defensive Player of the Year along with Cincinnati's Kenyon Martin.
  Led Duke in scoring (17.4 ppg), blocked shots (70) and three-point percentage (44.4%).

  As a sophomore, was defensive stopper for Duke, which lost in the National Championship game.
  Selected as NABC National Defensive Player of the Year.
  Named Third Team All-ACC and Second Team All-ACC Tournament.
  As a freshman, named to the ACC All-Freshman Team.


STATISTICS
SEASON G FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AST PTS AVG
1997-98 36 96 178 .539 79 108 .731 230 40 275 7.6
1998-99 37 114 209 .545 71 98 .724 180 55 338 9.1
1999-00 34 190 383 .496 134 164 .817 192 72 593 17.4
2000-01 39 251 533 .471 152 191 .796 285 72 778 19.9
TOTALS 146 651 1303 .500 436 561 .777 887 239 1984 13.6
Three-point field goals: 1997-98. 4-for-24 (.167); 1998-99, 39-for-94 (.415); 1999-00, 79-for-178 (.444); 2000-01, 124-for-296 (.419). Totals: 246-for-592 (.416).


 
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