Duke has a remarkable basketball history, but to date, only two Blue Devils have won NBA titles: Jeff Mullins and Danny Ferry. Shane Battier may be about to join them.
We can't think of anything more rewarding, from a fan's point of view, than seeing him follow a remarkable Duke title in 2001 with a remarkable role for Miami in 2012. We're not at all sure Miami would be in the position they are in without him. Here's another good read on the former Duke great.