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Nicolas Batum hilariously shoots down Raptors rumors on Twitter

Charlotte Hornets swingman Nicolas Batum has yet to play in a single game for his new team and already rumors of his departure are running rampant. Batum, who was acquired from the Portland Trail Blazers in late June in exchange for Gerald Henderson and Noah Vonleh, is widely suggested to have interest in joining the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Portland smart to take on Haywood, Mike Miller contracts

Brendan Haywood and Mike Miller aren’t going to help the Portland Trail Blazers on the court, but the franchise was smart to acquire the pair of veterans. In truth, Portland was smart to add them, simply so it could get rid of them. After losing LaMarcus Aldridge, Wesley Matthews, Robin Lopez in free agency and trading Nicolas Batum during the offseason, the Trail Blazers will...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Blazers were smart to start a rebuild

The Portland Trail Blazers won 50-plus games both last season and in 2013-14. They were considered by many one of the most-talented teams in the NBA. However, varying circumstances saw the team eliminated from the playoffs early both seasons. They were never a legitimate title contender over these past two seasons. That’s the harsh reality of it. Another harsh reality is the fact...
Via Sportsnaut
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Portland Trail Blazers’ Emotional Offseason Explained With The Help Of YouTube Clips

The 2015 NBA offseason for the Portland Trail Blazers will go down as one of the most memorable in franchise history, and not in the most positive way. It was an emotional, turbulent ride for Blazers fans as they witnessed a 50-plus-win team get dismantled in a matter of days. In the span of a week, we experienced every range of emotion from hopeful to disappointment to what-the...
Via Oregon Sports News
19 days ago  |  Discuss

The fresh new faces of the Portland Trail Blazers

The Portland Trail Blazers have undergone some major roster changes this offseason. It is clear that this team’s focus is on rebuilding. This team has made it a point to acquire young talent and look at the big picture. The Blazers are planning for the franchise’s future success. With the departures of LaMarcus Aldridge, Robin Lopez, and Arron Afflalo in free agency and Nicolas...
Via isportsweb.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Damian Lillard is the Blazers’ new franchise player

With the Portland currently undergoing major roster reconstruction, the team has made it a point to secure their All-Star point guard Damian Lillard and had even tagged him as their new franchise player. The 3-year man out of Weber State University has just signed to a 5-year, $120 million max contract with the Trail Blazers. He has more responsibility on his shoulders from this...
Via isportsweb.com
July 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Newcomers Henderson, Plumlee, Vonleh introduced by Blazers

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) On the first day in his new NBA city, Gerald Henderson was asked Monday about his impressions of Portland. Before he was able to answer, Trail Blazers general manager Neil Olshey mentioned the city's recent naked bicycle race. Henderson's eyes widened. ''What time is that?'' Henderson said. Henderson may not know about some of Portland's quirks, but the recently...
Via AP on Fox
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Are the Portland Trail Blazers Preparing for Life Without LaMarcus Aldridge?

All-star power forward LaMarcus Aldridge is rumored to be on the move this offseason (Mandatory Credit: Sam Forenich/NBAE/Getty Images). This offseason has been a busy one thus far for the Portland Trail Blazers. First, the Blazers acquired first year forward Noah Vonleh and veteran Gerald Henderson in exchange for seven-year veteran wing Nicholas Batum. Then, Portland traded the...
Via The Sports Journal
June 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Portland Trail Blazers: impact of Nic Batum trade

After a disappointing season with the Portland Trail Blazers last season, Nicolas Batum was traded to the Charlotte Hornets for young power forward Noah Vonleh and swingman Gerald Henderson. The move is an interesting take on the Trail Blazers mind set, because the trade certainly does not help the Blazers in the short term. Yes, Batum had a down season last year shooting only 32...
Via isportsweb.com
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Hornets Trade Noah Vonleh, Gerald Henderson To Blazers For Nic Batum

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Charlotte Hornets continue to revamp their roster after a disappointing season in which they didn’t shoot the ball well and failed to make the playoffs. The Hornets acquired wing Nicolas Batum from the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday night in exchange for guard Gerald Henderson and power forward Noah Vonleh. The deal comes...
Via NESN.com
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Hornets acquire Nic Batum from Portland in exchange for Gerald Henderson and Noah Vonleh

Looking to add talent at the wing, Charlotte trades for Batum. The Charlotte Hornets traded Gerald Henderson and Noah Vonleh to the Portland Trailblazers in exchange for Nicolas Batum, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports:   Portland is finalizing a trade to send Nic Batum to Charlotte for Noah Vonleh and Gerald Henderson, league sources tell Yahoo. — Adrian Wojnarowski...
Via The Lottery Mafia
June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Portland Trail Blazers Trade Nicolas Batum – What Does This Mean, And What’s Next?

For Portland Trail Blazers fans who have watched Nicolas Batum over the past seven years, there might be some frustration upon hearing the 6’8″ Frenchman was traded Wednesday to the Charlotte Hornets for 19-year-old power forward Noah Vonleh and veteran shooting guard Gerald Henderson. And yet, when really digging into Batum’s career arc–his spurts of brilliance ultimately...
Via Oregon Sports News
June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Portland Trail Blazers: Nic Batum Trade Grade

(Oct. 31, 2013 – Source: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images North America) By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer at Hoopstuff… Portland Trail Blazers Receive: Gerald Henderson, Noah Vonleh Charlotte Hornets Receive: Nic Batum The Hornets have continued to wheel and deal prior to the draft, leading to an intriguing trade that could mean a lot in terms of the Trail Blazers’ future plans...
Via HoopStuff
June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Hornets to acquire Batum from Blazers for Henderson, Vonleh

The first relatively big trade of the short NBA offseason is close to being finalized. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports, the Charlotte Hornets are on the verge of acquiring forward Nicolas Batum for two former lottery picks, Gerald Henderson and Noah Vonleh. This specific deal shouldn’t be much of a surprise to anyone. Both Batum and Henderson have been on the...
Via Sportsnaut
June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

AP Source: Hornets to send Henderson to Blazers for Batum

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) A person familiar with the situation says the Charlotte Hornets have agreed to trade guard Gerald Henderson and power forward Noah Vonleh to Portland for small forward Nic Batum. The person spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity Thursday night because the trade has not been approved by the NBA. The 6-foot-8, 200-pound Batum spent the last...
Via AP on Fox
June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Noah Vonleh traded to Portland

Former Indiana forward Noah Vonleh, a lottery pick in last June’s NBA draft, is on the move after just one season with the Charlotte Hornets. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports reported on Wednesday evening that Vonleh and Gerald Henderson will be dealt to the Portland Trailblazers in exchange for Nicolas Batum. Vonleh was the No. […] The post Report: Noah Vonleh traded to Portland...
Via Inside the Hall
June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Hornets To Acquire Nicolas Batum From Blazers For Vonleh, Henderson

The Charlotte Hornets are finalizing an acquisition of Nicolas Batum from the Portland Trail Blazers for Noah Vonleh and Gerald Henderson. The Blazers have been shopping Batum in recent days. Henderson gives the Blazers a solid shooting guard to plug into the lineup with Arron Afflalo opting out of his contract, while Vonleh was a lottery pick last year. LaMarcus Aldridge was aware...
Via RealGM
June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Blazers, Hornets finalizing trade involving Nicolas Batum, Gerald Henderson

The Portland Trail Blazers are finalizing a trade with the Charlotte Hornets involving shooting forward Nicolas Batum in exchange for shooting guard Gerald Henderson and power forward Noah Vonleh. Portland is finalizing a trade to send Nic Batum to Charlotte for Noah Vonleh and Gerald Henderson, league sources tell Yahoo. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) June 24, 2015 ...
Via Sports-Glory
June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Hornets' Henderson picks up player option for next season

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Guard Gerald Henderson has exercised his player option for the 2015-16 season and will remain with the Charlotte Hornets. Henderson is set to make $6 million in the final year of his contract. The news comes two days after the team traded guard Lance Stephenson to the Los Angeles Clippers for center Spencer Hawes and forward Matt Barnes. Henderson was selected...
Via AP on Fox
June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Gerald Henderson Exercises Player Option to Stay With Hornets

The Charlotte Hornets received some pleasant news when Gerald Henderson told the team he’d be sticking around for at least one more season. BREAKING NEWS: @GhJr09 has exercised his player option and will remain with @hornets for the 2015-16 season — Charlotte Hornets PR (@HornetsPR) June 17, 2015 Henderson, who has played for Charlotte since the organization drafted him 12th...
Via Sportsnaut
June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Gerald Henderson Picks Up $6M Option For 15-16

Gerald Henderson has exercised his player option for the 2015-16 season, the Charlotte Hornets announced. Henderson's deal is worth $6 million. Initially selected by Charlotte with the 12th overall pick in the 2009 NBA Draft, Henderson played in a team-high 80 games with 72 starts last season and averaged 12.1 points, 3.4 rebounds and 2.6 assists in 28.9 minutes per game.
Via RealGM
June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Guard Gerald Henderson picks up option, remains with Hornets

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Guard Gerald Henderson has exercised his player option for the 2015-16 season and will remain with the Charlotte Hornets. Henderson is set to make $6 million in the final year of his contract. The news comes two days after the team traded guard Lance Stephenson to the Los Angeles Clippers for center Spencer Hawes and forward Matt Barnes. Henderson was selected...
Via AP on Fox
June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Hornets' Gerald Henderson dons cap and gown next to Duke's Quinn Cook

You can't put a price on a good education, even if it means you have to wait until you're already a millionaire to complete your coursework. After all, it's never too late to go back to school, and leaving early to take a seven-figure salary doesn't mean your education is over. The end of the NBA regular season often coincides with guys either going back to class or celebrating...
Via Fox Sports
May 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Gerald Henderson reflects on Hornets' season: 'Underachieved a little bit'

It's hard to believe that six seasons have already gone by for Gerald Henderson in Charlotte. He was born into the NBA as a Bobcat, and he helped the new-old Hornets through their first season back in the league. Not everything went according to plan, naturally, but Henderson was able to take stock of the good and the bad in his season-ending media session, courtesy of the Hornets...
Via Fox Sports
April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Hornets' biggest offseason need could be 3-point shooting

There's an upside to a disappointing NBA season: A team gets to do some renovations on the roster in the offseason. That might not be much solace for the Charlotte Hornets, but the good news for this team is that playoff contention is just a few moves away.Heck, the team just barely missed the postseason as it was this year, one season removed from a solid run into the playoffs....
Via Fox Sports
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss
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