Michael Batiste

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Michael Batiste
Batist Pana2007-2008.jpg
Orlando Magic
PositionAssistant coach
LeagueNBA
Personal information
Born (1977-11-21) November 21, 1977 (age 41)
Los Angeles
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight245 lb (111 kg)
Career information
High schoolWilson (Long Beach, California)
College
NBA draft1999 / Undrafted
Playing career2000–2014
PositionPower forward / Center
Number8, 24
Coaching career2014–present
Career history
As player:
2000–2001Spirou Charleroi
2001–2002Lauretana Biella
2002–2003Memphis Grizzlies
2003–2012Panathinaikos
2012–2013Fenerbahçe Ülker
2013–2014Panathinaikos
As coach:
2014–2016Canton Charge (assistant)
2016–2017Brooklyn Nets (player development assistant)
20172018Charlotte Hornets (assistant)
2018–presentOrlando Magic (assistant)
Career highlights and awards
As player
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Michael James "Mike" Batiste (born November 21, 1977) is an American former professional basketball player and coach who is currently an assistant coach for the Orlando Magic of the National Basketball Association (NBA).[1] A two-time All-EuroLeague selection, Batiste won three EuroLeague championships in 2007, 2009, and 2011 with Panathinaikos.

College career[edit]

Batiste played college basketball for Long Beach City College and 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 for the 1998–99 season.

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.[2][3]

Fenerbahçe Ülker[edit]

On July 13, 2012, Batiste signed a one-year contract with the Turkish Super League team Fenerbahçe Ülker.[4] He won the Turkish Cup with Fenerbahçe.[5]

Return to Panathinaikos[edit]

On August 7, 2013, Batiste signed a contract for the next season with his ex-team Panathinaikos.[5][6]

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: The EuroLeague is not the only competition in which the player participated for the team during the season. He also played in domestic competition, and regional competition if applicable.

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]

  1. ^ "Brooklyn Nets Finalize Coaching Staff". NBA. July 5, 2016. Retrieved July 10, 2016.
  2. ^ Esake.gr - COSMOTE MVP 2009-2010 ο Μάικ Μπατίστ (in Greek) Archived 2010-06-21 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Talkbasket.net - Batiste 2009/10 Greek A1 MVP.[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ Carchia, E. "Fenerbahce officially signs Mike Batiste". Sportando. Retrieved 14 August 2012.
  5. ^ a b "Mike Batiste officially returns to Panathinaikos". Sportando. Retrieved 7 August 2013.
  6. ^ "PANATHINAIKOS ATHENS brings back triple champ Batiste". Euroleague.net. Retrieved 7 August 2013.

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