Nicholas Batum Has The NBA’s Most Polite Interview Videobomb

While some players prefer an aggressive interview videobomb (Chris Bosh exhibits A and B), Nicolas Batum takes a more polite approach.
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nicolas Batum: Putting the Blazers on His Back

As the Portland Trail Blazers continue the long struggle to right their ship and resume winning against the league’s best while dealing with injuries to their top player (LaMarcus Aldridge) and most reliable bench scorer (Mo Williams), Nicolas Batum has emerged as one of the bright spots during this rough patch. Of the top eight […]The post Nicolas Batum: Putting the Blazers...
Via Hoops-Nation
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Batum to wear splint on finger the remainder of season

Portland Trail Blazers forward Nicolas Batum says for the remainder of the season, including playoffs, he will continue to wear a protective splint on the left middle finger he fractured earlier this year. The small forward says his finger has since been virtually repaired and he mentioned he was even scheduled to remove it permanently next week. But due to a comfort level he...
Via Pro Sports Daily
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Portland Trail Blazers: Nicolas Batum Is Thriving

Portland Trail Blazers: Nicolas Batum Is Thriving By Jennifer Fazioli: Lead Writer @ Hoopstuff… As the Portland Trail Blazers continue the long struggle to right their ship and resume winning against the league’s best while dealing with injuries to their top player (LaMarcus Aldridge) and most reliable bench scorer (Mo Williams), Nicolas Batum has emerged as one of the bright...
Via HoopStuff
29 days ago  |  Discuss

UPDATE: Further tests reveal broken nose for Trail Blazers' Nicolas Batum

Last night after their loss to the Mavericks, Trail Blazers forward Nicolas Batum told reporters that his X-ray results came back negative. But after further tests were performed, it is confirmed that Batum does have a broken nose, according to Comcast Sportsnet.As reported earlier this morning, the injury occurred during the third quarter when Monta Ellis was called for the offensive...
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March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Trail Blazers' Nicolas Batum X-rays negative after hard hit

Portland Trail Blazers small forward Nicolas Batum took a hard shot to the nose in last night's loss to the Mavericks. After the game Batum had X-rays performed, fortunately for him the results came back negative according to Joe Freeman on Twitter.Batum remained on the bench with a packet of ice for only a short while after taking the shot. He re-entered the game finishing...
Via NBA Injury News
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nicolas Batum steals ball from own teammate

Not sure what was going through Nicolas Batum’s mind on this play as he passes to LaMarcus Aldridge during the first quarter against the Wizards Monday night and then steals it back from behind catching his own teammate by surprise before launching a three. Strange. The post Nicolas Batum Steals Ball From Own Teammate (Video) appeared first on Beyond The Buzzer.
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February 03, 2014  |  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...
August 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Trail Blazers Batum hints a great chance he remains in Portland in 2012/13

In a report today on Daniel Mediate and other PDX media members caught up with Nicolas Batum as he arrived back in Portland from Europe. With the Blazers saying they would match a HUGE offer sheet from the Timberwolves for four-year, $46.5 million Batum suggests he's fine with a match. Quote: "I'm very happy about it," Batum...
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July 18, 2012  |  Discuss

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