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The Transformation Of Nicolas Batum

Nicolas Batum has come into his own, helping to improve a Charlotte offense that was absolutely terrible last season.How is it that Batum is playing on another level with Charlotte compared to when he was in Portland? Lets take a look at Batum's numbers by season.Batum is having a career year thus far. He's averaging more points (16.8) than he has averaged in any season beforehand...
Via The Sports Quotient
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeremy Lin and Nicolas Batum Take Down Nets

Jeremy Lin (13 points, 9 rebounds, 3 assists) and Nicolas Batum ( 24 points, 8 assists) had big nights for the Charlotte Hornets to beat the visiting Nets. “We made an effort to help the bigs on the glass and the ball was just bouncing my way,” Lin said. “We did a good job all the way through of just blocking out. When you see guards with a lot of rebounds, it’s not because...
Via Hooped Up
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Al-Farouq Aminu Has Been Perfect Nicolas Batum Replacement For Portland Trail Blazers

Nicolas Batum had something to prove. He claimed he didn’t, following his 33-point, six-assist, five-rebound performance against the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday, but whether it’s true or not that he felt no extra motivation against his former team, one thing is blatantly clear. Batum thoroughly outperformed his de facto replacement, Al-Farouq Aminu. Luckily for fans in Portland...
Via Oregon Sports News
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Lillard 'happy' for ex-teammate after he destroyed Portland

Nicolas Batum was a monster against his former team. Sam Forencich GettyNicolas Batum spent several productive years as Portland's starting small forward. He did the dirty work and held everyone together. But now he's in Charlotte, playing the best basketball of his career. On Sunday, Batum sliced into his former team with a 33-point effort. But at least one former teammate isn...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Batum scores 33 against former team, powers Hornets

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Charlotte Hornets guard Nicolas Batum didn't want to talk much about facing his old team.Instead, Batum let his game do the talking Sunday, scoring a season-high 33 points as the Hornets held off a fourth-quarter rally to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 106-94.Al Jefferson added 29 points, Kemba Walker had 14 and Jeremy Lamb 13 for Charlotte, which won its third...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

French native Nicolas Batum talks about playing for his country

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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Confident Batum thinks Hornets will 'do something special'

Nicolas Batum is one seriously confident dude. Public DomainThe Charlotte Hornets aren't facing especially high expectations this season, and it's bothering a few of their players. One is Nicolas Batum, the team's most notable offseason acquisition. Here's what he told the Charlotte Observer's Rick Bonnell about how the team is dealing with external doubt this season:Entering the...
Via Fox Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

The NBA’s 30 Men of Intrigue: Nicolas Batum

(Editor’s Note: Follow The NBA’s 30 Men of Intrigue series here with us at TSFJ, as our friends and family join us for another awesome basketball campaign.) Nicolas Batum (Batman) 2014-15 Charlotte Hornets: 33-49 A year ago, the reincarnated Charlotte Hornets (nee Bobcats) were looking for some major offensive help. After watching Al Jefferson limp through their first round...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Nicolas Batum Plans to Finish Basketball Career in France

When Nicolas Batum is finished playing in the NBA, he might not hang up the shoes right away. In an interview with Le Maine Libre, the Portland Trail Blazers small forward said that following his time in the league, he’s prepared to play in his home country of France. BeBasket translated a portion of what Batum said: “If they want me, I want to finish my career at Le Mans...
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June 08, 2015  |  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

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