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


Mar 23, 2012; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia 76ers center Tony Battie (4) looks to pass under pressure from Boston Celtics center Greg Stiemsma (54) during the first quarter at the Wells Fargo Center. The Sixers defeated the Celtics 99-86. Mandatory Credit: Howard Smith-USA TODAY Sports

1976 – Happy 38th 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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