Shane Battier took to his Twitter account this morning to announce his plans to leave the MemphisGrizzlies and sign with the Miami Heat franchise.
“The Lockout gave me a lots of time to consider what was important to me at this stage of my life and career. Over the last week, I’ve played out every scenario in my head over and over. It always came back to one thing for me: a winning role. I am appreciative of all the kind words and recruiting pitches over the last week, thank you!!
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This was a exciting process and after much deliberation, I would like to quote the great poet Jimmy Buffett and take my chances ‘Trying to Reason with Hurricane Season’
Let’s Go #Heat!!!”
33 year old Battier, who has played for the Houston Rockets & of course Memphis Grizzlies, has been getting offers from everyone from the Orlando Magic to the San Antonio Spurs. He’s finally made his decision to join Miami.