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Portland Trail Blazers 2014 Player Spotlight – Nicolas Batum

As the start of the NBA season approaches, I’ll be breaking down each Trail Blazer expected to play a role in the team’s chances for success. Today, we feature the Glue, Nicolas Batum. (Stats provided by NBA.com.) How Did He Do Last Year? We can start with this: Nicolas Batum played 82 games for the first time last season. Given his issues with nagging injuries in previous years...
Via Oregon Sports News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nicolas Batum’s Coming Out Party?

The Portland Trail Blazers acquired a young, lanky, athletic, Frenchman from the Houston Rockets in the 2008 NBA Draft. For the rights to the #25 pick of the first round the Blazers had to trade away the draft rights of Darrell Arthur and Joey Dorsey. The player that the team acquired was Nicolas Batum. Batum, who had played professional basketball in France before coming to the...
Via Oregon Sports News
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Trail Blazer Nicolas Batum found in contempt of court, must pay ex-wife $216,000

A Clackamas County judge found Portland Trail Blazer forward Nicolas Batum in contempt of court and breach of contract Thursday for failing to make divorce settlement payments to his ex-wife. The ruling clears the way for Batum's ex-wife, Melanie Pimentel, to garnishee his wages. Batum, 25, and Melanie Pimentel, 26, divorced in October. Batum agreed to pay her $5 million. He...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Nicolas Batum's dog plays basketball, is a real-life 'Air Bud'

Nicolas Batum's dog playing basketball is the real life Air Bud. This dog has got some mad game.
Via Gamedayr
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Portland Police Twitter posts Nicolas Batum ‘Batman’ tweet after game 4 win

For those of you who didn’t already know, the “That NBA Lottery Pick” office is based in Portland, Oregon and with the Blazers now up, 3-1 in their playoff series, the city is pretty pumped to get to the second round of the playoffs for the first time in over ten years. After last night’s overtime victory, the Portland Police decided to post a classic Batman-related tweet...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

How Nicolas Batum has earned his big contract

No regrets here The Portland Trail Blazers had a big decision to make this past summer surrounding small forward Nicolas Batum. The Minnesota Timberwolves made him a four-year, $45 million offer, and Portland had to choose whether they wanted to risk overspending, or risk losing a great player by letting him walk. The Blazers chose to take a chance and spend the money, and Nicolas...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
January 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Batum comes up big in much needed Portland win

Batum leads Blazers in double OT The Headline: With the Blazers desperate for an East Coast win, Nicolas Batum hits a last-second three in double OT to seal the deal. Portland Trail Blazers vs. Cleveland Cavaliers When: 7:30 ET, Saturday, December 1, 2012 Where: Quicken Loans Arena (Cleveland) Officials: Leon Wood, Mark Lindsay, Ed Malloy Attendance: 16,624 Love ‘em Portland finally...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
December 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Despite Batum’s best efforts, Blazers fall to spurs 109-112

Batum takes huge step in Portland loss The Headline: Nicolas Batum asks for the ball in the fourth and delivers, but not even that saves Portland from falling just short. San Antonio Spurs vs. Portland Trail Blazers When: 10:00 ET, Saturday, November 10, 2012 Where: Rose Garden (Portland) Officials: Derek Richardson, Ron Garretson, Nick Buchert Attendance: 20,447 Love ‘em 1. Batum...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
November 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Nicolas Batum punch: Competitive edge or simply uncalled for?

Batum did what!? The Portland Trail Blazers created a culture of well-mannered community members following the Jail Blazers era in the early-2000s, and as a result, the team has lacked that certain edge that it takes to compete with the best of the best year in and year out. Nicolas Batum has probably never been called edgy in his life, but the Olympics have seemingly brought out...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
August 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Nic Batum Viciously Punches Juan Carlos Navarro in Groin During Closing Seconds of Olympic Quarterfinal

Nic Batum is a sore loser, but Juan Carlos Navarro is going to be sore after this one. In the closing seconds of Spain's 66-59 victory over France, the French Batum wound up and committed a very hard foul on Navarro. It's unclear whether Batum was aiming for a sensitive area or just got carried away committing a hard foul, but either way it's very painful to watch. Check...
Via NESN.com
August 08, 2012  |  Discuss
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