words // Nick DePaula

You already know that Shane Battier is heralded for his incredible preparation and stats mastery before every game, but you probably had no idea that the all-around role player now in his 11th season is actually on his 7th signature sneaker. 

Only MJ, AI, Kobe, LeBron and Melo have also made it to seven sneakers.

One of the earliest beneficiaries of playing with Yao Ming on the Houston Rockets, Battier sharply parlayed his newfound China audience into a landmark endorsement deal with Peak. During the time that Peak was the NBA's official sponsor in China, literally every league game shown there went to break with a Peak commercial featuring Shane. Quite a perk.

As his career begins to wind down with a reduced role on the title contending Miami Heat, you can look for Battier to be wearing this gold accented Peak Battier 7 Lite on the road for Games 3, 4 and 5 in San Antonio.

There's an obviously Batman-inspired logo along the medial collar that also features his jersey number 31, along with a clean toe and plush neoprene collar sleeve.

via Aaron Knows