Shane Battier Net Worth

June 5, 2023
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Born Shane Courtney Battier on the 8th September 1978, in Birmingham, Michigan USA, he is a retired basketball player, who played for such teams of the National Basketball Association(NBA) as the Memphis Grizzlies, Houston Rockets and Miami Heat. His career was active from 2001 until 2014.

Have you ever wondered how rich Shane Battier is, as of mid-2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Battier`s net worth is as high as $25 million, an amount earned through his successful career as a basketball player. Apart from signing lucrative contracts with the NBA teams, Shane also had several sponsorship deals, and appeared in commercials, which also improved his wealth.

Shane Battier Net Worth $25 Million

Shane grew up in his hometown, attended the Detroit Country Day School, and had a 3.96 grade point average, which earned him honors as the outstanding student in his senior year. After he matriculated, Shane enrolled at Duke University, where his basketball skills came to the fore; he won several awards and recognitions, both as an individual and as a part of the team. He was the NCAA Championship with the Duke Devils in his senior year, and that year he was named the NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding player. Furthermore, he won the Naismith College Player of the Year award in 2001, and John R. Wooden Award, Oscar Robertson Trophy and Adolph Tupp Trophy, all in 2001. Also, he was three times the NABC Defensive Player of the Year from 1999 until 2001.

His professional career began in 2001 with the NBA Draft, in which he was selected by the then Vancouver Grizzlies, as the sixth overall pick. He played for the Grizzlies the next five seasons, which only increased his net worth. In his first season, Shane played in 78 games, and averaged 14.4 points, 5.4 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 1.6 steals per game. This was enough for him to earn selection into the NBA All-Rookie First Team. This first season turned out to be his best in the NBA.

After Memphis, he was traded to the Houston Rockets, were he played the next five seasons, mostly focused on defense and to produce chances for his teammates; he did a good nice job in helping his team in both the regular season and play-off games.
He then was sent back to Memphis, and spent one season more at his home club. However, after just 23 games, and contract expiration, he wasn`t offered a new one; instead, he signed with the Miami Heat, which only increased further his net worth. He spent the next three seasons at Miami, before he decided to retire.

During his career, Shane won several awards, including two NBA titles with the Heat, led by LeBron James and Dwayne Wade. Also, he was named into the NBA All-Defensive Team in 2008 and 2009, and in 2014 he received the Wyman-Stokes Teammate of the Year Award.
Following his retirement, Shane founded work at ESPN, working as a commentator for the network.

He is also the co-owner of the D1 Sports Training, located in Memphis, which has further increased his net worth.

Regarding his personal life, Shane has been married to Heidi Ufer, who was his high school sweetheart, since 2004; the couple has two children.

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