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The team and it's backup small forward have until 9 p.m. Wednesday night to complete a deal or he will become restricted free agent after the season.
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Nicolas Batum’s agent used somewhat strong language to describe the breakdown in negotiations between his client and the Portland Trailblazers. Per CSNNW: “The Portland Trail Blazers failed to reach an agreement on a contract extension with forward Nicolas Batum and he’ll become a restricted free agent this summer according to Batum’s agent Bouna Ndiaye. ‘We’re still...
Weeks of ongoing negotiations between Nicolas Batum and the Porltand Trail Blazers all comes down to Wednesday, and if the deadline passes and an extension isn’t reached Blazers fans shouldn’t be alarmed.
But there still may be long term cause for worry.
On a day that so far has seen both Kevin Love of the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Denver Nuggets' Danillo Gallinari...
The 9 p.m. Wednesday deadline for the Trail Blazers and Nicolas Batum to agree on a contract extension came and went without a deal, raising questions about the small forward’s future with the organization and rankling his agent.
After weeks of negotiations that included talks throughout the day Wednesday, the Blazers and Batum’s agent, Bouna Ndiaye, [...]
Portland's proposal was viewed by Nicolas Batum's agent as a "low-ball" offer.
The Blazers have until midnight Wednesday to sign Nicolas Batum to an extension.
Nicolas Batum is a key role player in Portland — he’s already one of the league’s best perimeter defenders, scores 11.1 points per game off the bench and can stretch the floor shooting 40 percent from three this season. But the two sides could not reach a deal on an extension to his rookie contract…
It does not appear the Blazers will agree to a contract extension with Nicolas Batum before tonight's 9 p.m. deadline.
The Blazers outrebounded the Warriors 43-30 last night, but it didn’t matter as the Warriors shot 51.9% from the floor. LaMarcus Aldridge led the way for the Blazers in this game with 18 points, 7 rebounds, 5 assists, 1 steal and 1 blocked shot. Jamal Crawford (16 points, 2 rebounds and 3 assists), Nicolas Batum (16 points, 3 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal and 2 blocked shots) and...
The Blazers just couldn’t hang with the Pistons in Detroit last Saturday. LaMarcus Aldridge (25 points, 4 rebounds and 2 assists) and Raymond Felton (20 points, 1 rebound, 9 assists and 2 steals) led the way for the Blazers in this game. Nicolas Batum (14 points, 9 rebounds, 3 assists and 1 steal) and Craig Smith (10 points, 5 rebounds and 1 steal) also pitched in for the Blazers...