Michael Batiste

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Mike Batiste
Batist Pana2007-2008.jpg
Personal information
Born (1977-11-21) November 21, 1977 (age 37)
Long Beach, California
Nationality American - Greek
Listed height 6 ft 8.25 in (2.04 m)
Listed weight 245 lb (111 kg)
Career information
High school Wilson (Long Beach, California)
College Long Beach CC (1995–1996)
Arizona State (1996–1999)
NBA draft 1999 / Undrafted
Pro career 2000–2014
Position Power forward / Center
Number 8, 24
Career history
2000–2001 Spirou Charleroi (Belgium)
2001–2002 Lauretana Biella (Italy)
2002–2003 Memphis Grizzlies
2003–2012 Panathinaikos (Greece)
2012–2013 Fenerbahçe Ülker (Turkey)
2013–2014 Panathinaikos (Greece)
Career highlights and awards
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Michael James "Mike" Batiste (born November 21, 1977) is an American former professional basketball player. A two-time All-Euroleague selection, Batiste won three Euroleague championships, in 2007, 2009, and 2011 with Panathinaikos.

College career[edit]

Batiste played collegiate basketball at Long Beach City College, and at Arizona State University, with the Arizona State Sun Devils. He led the Pacific-10 Conference (Pac-10) in blocked shots during the 1997–98 season, and was named first-team All-Pac-10 in 1999.

Professional career[edit]

Early years[edit]

After leaving Arizona State, Batiste had a European stint, representing Spirou Charleroi in the Belgian League (2000–01) and Lauretana Biella (2001–02), in the Italian League.

Memphis Grizzlies[edit]

During the 2002–03 NBA season Batiste played with the Memphis Grizzlies. In 75 games played he averaged 6.4 points per game and 3.4 rebounds per game in 16.6 minutes per game. He was also signed by the Los Angeles Clippers in September 2002, but he was waived before playing in any regular season games.

Panathinaikos Athens (2003-2012)[edit]

In July 2003, following his NBA season, Batiste joined the Greek powerhouse Panathinaikos Athens, and he then played a major role in a team that won 8 consecutive Greek League championships (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011) and 5 consecutive Greek Cups (2005–2009). With Panathinaikos, he also won the Euroleague championship in 2007, 2009, and 2011, and the coveted Triple Crown in both 2007 and 2009. In 2010, he was named the Greek League MVP.[1][2]

Fenerbahçe Ülker[edit]

On July 13, 2012, Batiste signed a one-year contract with the Turkish League team Fenerbahçe Ülker.[3] He won the Turkish Cup with Fenerbahçe.[4]

Return to Panathinaikos[edit]

On August 7, 2013, Batiste signed a contract for the next season with his ex-team Panathinaikos.[4][5]

Career statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  PIR  Performance Index Rating
 Bold  Career high

Note: Euroleague is not the only competition in which player participated for the team during the season.


Denotes seasons in which Batiste won the Euroleague
Led the league

Euroleague[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG PIR
2000–01 Spirou 10 9 28.6 .500 .300 .765 9.2 .4 .9 .3 16.1 16.0
2003–04 Panathinaikos 16 6 16.8 .439 .333 .793 3.2 .4 .8 .2 7.9 7.2
2004–05 Panathinaikos 24 21 23.9 .546 .355 .731 4.8 .7 1.0 .2 11.4 11.8
2005–06 Panathinaikos 23 22 25.9 .641 .364 .679 6.6 .6 1.4 .5 13.3 17.1
2006–07 Panathinaikos 19 13 22.3 .627 .222 .746 6.1 .5 .9 .5 12.8 15.5
2007–08 Panathinaikos 19 12 24.5 .623 .000 .776 5.3 .7 .8 .3 11.9 13.7
2008–09 Panathinaikos 22 14 22.7 .635 .125 .728 4.9 .3 .9 .4 12.5 14.8
2009–10 Panathinaikos 11 6 28.6 .615 .167 .735 5.7 .8 .6 .5 15.5 17.5
2010–11 Panathinaikos 20 13 26.5 .590 .000 .727 5.5 .8 .8 .9 13.3 14.6
2011–12 Panathinaikos 23 13 20.7 .477 .500 .814 4.6 .7 .7 .3 9.7 9.6
2012–13 Fenerbahçe 23 16 15.8 .482 .333 .786 2.7 .3 .6 .1 5.4 4.5
2013–14 Panathinaikos 27 1 8.3 .463 .167 .692 1.5 .4 .1 .0 3.5 2.5
Career 237 148 21.0 .564 .283 .742 4.7 .5 .8 .3 10.5 11.4

NBA[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2002–03 Memphis 75 2 16.6 .422 .222 .784 3.4 .7 .6 .2 6.4
Career 75 2 16.6 .422 .222 .784 3.4 .7 .6 .2 6.4

Awards and achievements[edit]

References[edit]

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