The 20 Most-Hated Duke Players of All Time

8. Shane Battier

Years Played: 1997-2001
NCAA Accomplishments: Averaged 13.6 points, 6.1 rebounds, and 1.6 assists and helped lead Duke win one National Championship
NBA Career: Averaging 9.0 points, 4.4 rebounds, and 1.8 assists through 12 seasons in the league

It's hard to hate on a guy like Battier. He went to school for four years. He stayed out of trouble. And, he played his rear end off and did everything to help his team win. But, he's still got one thing going against him: HE WENT TO DUKE! So, you shouldn't be shocked to hear that, despite being on the hated Miami Heat now, he still hears more boos for being a former Blue Devil than he does for playing alongside LeBron James and Dwyane Wade. "Anti-Duke,: he said last year when asked whether he gets more hate for playing on the Heat or for being a former Dukie. "Way, way more. It's a small school. I go to New York or Los Angeles, Chicago, D.C., big cities, I get some Duke love. But, other than that, no Duke love." No surprise there.

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