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Grading The Deal: Nicolas Batum Re-Signs With Hornets On $120M Deal

The Hornets have a recent history of overpaying players on shorter contracts such as Al Jefferson and Lance Stephenson but that was to sign them away from another team. Charlotte took another track with Batum, trading for him a season before his free agency, thoroughly testing out the fit, really liking the fit and then re-signing him on a five-year, $120 million deal. This was a...
Via RealGM - NBA
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Nicolas Batum signs max deal with Hornets

Charlotte Hornets management indicated Nicolas Batum was its “No. 1 priority” this offseason, and while the Hornets may have overpaid for him, it looks like they got their guy. Batum looks to be a max player now, as the Hornets reportedly offered the French shooting guard a five-year, $120 million deal to remain with the team. EXCLUSIVE Nic Batum Is coming back to the...
Via The Sports Daily
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Nicolas Batum returns to Charlotte on 5 year $120 million deal

Free agent Nicolas Batum has reached agreement with Charlotte on a five-year, $120 million deal, league sources tell The Vertical. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) July 1, 2016 Nicolas Batum is off the free agent market as he has agreed to a deal to stay with the Charlotte Hornets. Batum spent his first 7 years in Portland and last season in Charlotte where he averaged 14.9...
Via Crossover Chronicles
26 days ago  |  Discuss

$120M to Nic Batum to stay with Hornets, according to reports

A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that the Charlotte Hornets have agreed to terms on a five-year, $120 million deal with Nicolas Batum. Other outlets have reported the same terms.The two sides came to an agreement early Friday morning. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal cannot be signed until July 7.Batum made no secret of...
Via Associated Press
26 days ago  |  Discuss

AP Source: Hornets agree to terms with Batum on 5/$120M deal

A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that the Charlotte Hornets have agreed to terms on a five-year, $120 million deal with Nicolas Batum. The two sides came to an agreement early Friday morning. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal cannot be signed until July 7. Batum made no secret of wanting to stay in Charlotte and play...
Via Associated Press
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Where Will KD, Whiteside, and Batum land?

I know that might be a random list of free agents, but I’m the writer, I get to choose. All joking aside, I just felt like those three would be interesting to write about. I will be looking at each of the possible destinations for these players as of now and what their roles would be. Then I will give my prediction of where they will land. Are you a Oklahoma City Thunder, Miami...
Via isportsweb.com
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Nicolas Batum the Most Underrated Player in Free Agency?

Nicolas Batum had arguably the best season of his career for the Charlotte Hornets this past season. Tatum averaged a career high in points and assists with 14.9 points per game  and 5.8 assists per game along with 6.1 rebounds per game. At age 27, Batum is potentially entering the prime years of his career and will surely be looking to cash in on his play in free agency. Batum...
Via The Sports Journal
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Where Is Nicolas Batum's All Star Appearance?

The former Portland Trail Blazer, who was traded for young big man Noah Vonleh in a blow up move by the Blazers, Nicolas Batum came to the Charlotte Hornets with a great track record of being perennially underrated. And while dragging the Hornets to around .500 with Kemba Walker breaking out (finally), Batum should have been recognized for his All-Star caliber season. A supposedly...
Via The Sports Quotient
February 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Should the Hornets consider dealing Nicolas Batum?

Charlotte’s strong start to the season was powered by the unexpected. This was supposed to be an antiquated, three-point-fearing squad not cut out for the NBA. The Jeremys, Lamb and Lin, were depth additions, brought in with little fanfare or expectations. Michael Kidd-Gilchrist’s injury was supposed to crush the team’s defensive potential and send the franchise on a lottery...
Via Crossover Chronicles
January 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Are the Charlotte Hornets finally losing steam?

The Charlotte Hornets were one of many surprising teams in the Eastern Conference to begin the season. After an offseason trade that brought Nicolas Batum to North Carolina, it seemed like the Hornets had figured out what went wrong in 2014-2015 and looked to return to the playoffs. Since December 12, however, the Hornets have gone from a good team to an average team, which is not...
Via isportsweb.com
January 03, 2016  |  Discuss
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