Battier Says "F**k You" To Haters With Middle Finger Championship Rings
Shane Battier is one of the more reserved and quiet spoken, and also openly hated on players in the NBA. While he’s not the type to respond to the hate with Twitter tirades, or bold statements to the media, Battier took a subtle approach to put the “haters” on blast.
Last year after winning his first title, Battier had his championship ring fitted for his middle finger on his right hand. This year, Shane was part of Miami’s repeat, and while being fitted for this ring he elected to double down and have it made for his left middle finger.
“Last year I went middle finger on this hand [gestures to right hand]. This year I’ll go middle finger on my other hand [gestures to left hand.]”
Heralded as one of the greatest “Non Stats All-Stars” of this generation, Battier has somehow been simultaneously over-valued and under-valued through his career. There’s no doubt that he helps a team get wins, and now with two titles under his belt he has a clear message for those that still doubt him. “Speak to the rings.”