On This Date in NBA History: February 11, Tony Battie was born

Mar 09, 2012; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia 76ers center Tony Battie (4) is defended by Utah Jazz center Al Jefferson (25) during the first quarter at the Wells Fargo Center. The Sixers defeated the Jazz 104-91. Mandatory Credit: Howard Smith-USA TODAY Sports

1976 – Happy 37th birthday to former NBA center Tony Battie, who spent 14 years in the league. He played for the Denver Nuggets, Boston Celtics, Cleveland Cavaliers, Orlando Magic, New Jersey Nets and Philadelphia 76ers. In addition, Battie has one of the better block percentages all-time.

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