Shane Battier is an American former basketball player whose successful NBA career began in 2001 and ended in 2014, during which he played for the Memphis Grizzlies, the Houston Rockets and the Miami Heat. Prior to his NBA career, he also had a glittering college career with the Duke Blue Devils men's basketball team, where he played for four years.
In 2004, he and his longtime girlfriend Heidi Ufer tied the knot. The couple's first child was born in 2008. In 2011, he and Heidi welcomed another child.
Some of his most notable achievements include winning the NBA championships twice with the Heat and winning both the Naismith College Player of the Year award and the AP College Player of the Year award in 2001.
He was also a member of the U.S. Men's basketball team that won gold at the 2001 Goodwill Games.
Like many biracial kids, he struggled with his mixed-race heritage during his childhood. According to him, he was the only one in his school who had a white mother and a black father.
is a famous American basketball player,
who was born on
September 9, 1978. As a person born on this date, Shane Battier is listed in our database as the 16th
most popular celebrity for the day (September 9) and the 84th most popular for the year (1978).
People born on September 9
fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin.
Shane Battier is the 336th most popular Virgo.
Aside from information specific to Shane Battier's birthday, Shane Battier is the 2181st most famous American and ranks 2nd in famous people born in Birmingham, Michigan, U.S.
In general, Shane Battier ranks as the 3867th
most popular famous person, and the 77th most popular basketball player of all time.
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