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Battier Wins Twyman-Stokes Award

Former Blue Devil is the NBA Teammate of the Year.

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There are lots of awards you can win in the NBA - Player Of The Year, Defensive Player Of The Year, Rookie Of The Year, Sixth Man Of The Year, Comeback Player Of The Year - but  winning the Twyman-Stokes Teammate Of The Year Award is really great.

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That's what Shane Battier has won, and everywhere he's been people have raved about his character and willingness to be part of a team.

This is very likely to be his last season, so it may have even more meaning for him than it would have previously.