9) Shane Battier

Towards the end of his career, Battier was used solely to draw offensive fouls and knock down the occasional three. He was good at anticipating where a player was going to go and get there first, but often he was reckless in stepping in front of defenders and somehow no one was ever seriously injured. He would also heavily exaggerate contact a lot of the time, going down rather easily and throwing his arms out to attract attention. Battier was an elite defender and great “glue-guy” earlier in his career, but his role as “charge taker” and his label as a flopper lost him the respect of many when he finished his career in Miami.


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