Shane Battier’s ‘Battioke’ event featuring Miami Heat stars chock-full of karaoke goodness (videos)
On Monday night, Miami Heat veteran Shane Battier hosted his annual “Battioke” charity event, and all his superstar teammates showed up to take part in madcap antics.
“Ray Allen actually threw a karaoke event many years ago in Seattle, and I said, ‘You know that’s a fantastic idea. We’re going to borrow that,’ ” Battier explains, according to a FOX Sports report.
“It evolves every year. It’s a great event. Everyone who attends says it’s one of the best fundraising charity galas they’ve been to.”
LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Udonis Haslem — all sporting t-shirts that read “The Heatles” — performed a fantastic rendition of Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines”:
Chris Bosh stole the show while doing “The Carlton Dance” while performing the trademark tune, “It’s Not Unusual” by Tom Jones.
Battier, Greg Oden (rocking a goofy wig) and actor Ken Jeong rocked the house with a brilliant performance of “I Want It That Way” by the Backstreet Boys.
James Jones spray-painted his hair for his Sisqo performance.
And the finale, featuring the entire team:
Fantastic stuff. Additional video of performances can be viewed at the Miami Heat’s Instagram page.