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Heat coach Erik Spoelstra gave energetic rendition of 'Billie Jean' at karaoke

If you didn’t know Miami Heat coach Erik Spoeltra could moonwalk, you do now.

At Shane Battier’s annual karaoke charity event this week — Battioke — Spoelstra and his girlfriend Nikki Sapp gave their best rendition of “Billie Jean.” The singing wasn’t up to par, but they put more energy into the dance moves. 35 more words


The Miami Heat attempt karaoke

ALL BALL NERVE CENTERShane Battier may have retired and moved into a career in broadcasting for ESPN, but he is still involved in Miami, where his charitable foundation, … 139 more words

Off The Court

Michael Beasley treated us to the stylings of Vanessa Carlton at karaoke

Shane Battier puts on “Battioke” every year, an event whose proceeds go directly to aiding at-risk children. Every year we get special performances from players tripping all over the greatest hits, but never before have we been treated to such a delight: 42 more words


Analytics and traditional tools still at odds within sports communities — but they don't have to be

BOSTON — Jeff Van Gundy is a believer in math. His most recent head coaching job was with the Houston Rockets, one of the most analytics-oriented teams in the National Basketball Association. 1,435 more words


Gilbert Christian seeks gold ball in season of turmoil

Gilbert Christian has been in the news a lot since coach Kurt Keener came over from Scottsdale Desert Mountain last March.

And it hasn’t all been good. 707 more words


Clear as Mud

Adam Schefter has been working on an URGENT news story about Dez Bryant.  He says he has been working on it since September.  That he knows what is on the video, but has yet to see it.   1,267 more words


VIDEO: No surprise but Shane Battier believes analytics helped him stop Kobe

By Ananth Pandian | NBA writer

While analytics may be the buzz word around the NBA these days, it is fair to say that despite some naysayers, teams have embraced the concept. 351 more words