Trail Blazers forward Nicolas Batum was out of the lineup against the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night because of an injured right shoulder.
Batum has a labral tear in his shoulder, causing him decreased strength and sensation. He apparently sustained the injury on Monday in Portland's 112-102 loss to Utah.
Batum is averaging 14.3 points, 5.6 rebounds and 4.9 assists this...
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April 03, 2013
A lot of attention has been paid in the Portland media recently to Nicolas Batum’s aching right wrist. The focus has been on his lack of shot attempts — over the first 44 games of the season he averaged 16.2 points per game on 12.7 shots per game; in his four games since injuring the wrist, he’s averaging 7.5 points on 6.5 shots a night. Basically half the production on half...
There's an explanation for Nicolas Batum's poor shooting in the Blazer's loss Saturday to the Milwaukee Bucks: The French phenom is dealing with an sore wrist.
Batum made just two of his nine shots, finishing with seven points (a three-pointer), seven rebounds, five assists and a steal. Blazers beat writer Jason Quick reports that Batum injured his right wrist while...
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...
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
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...
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...
In a report today on OregonLive.com 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.
"I'm very happy about it," Batum...
MINNEAPOLIS The Minnesota Timberwolves are still attempting to work out an agreement on a sign-and-trade deal to acquire small forward Nicolas Batum from the Portland Trail Blazers, according to a league source.
The team hopes to resolve the situation by the end of the day, and if a sign-and-trade agreement cant be reached, it is poised to present Batum a restricted free agent...
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Portland Trail Blazers general manager Neil Olshey says the team will match any offers for French swingman Nicolas Batum.
Olshey's comments came Wednesday after speculation the team might be working on a sign-and-trade with Minnesota, which was interested in the restricted free agent.
Olshey said he believes Batum has more value than what Minnesota would be able to offer.
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July 11, 2012