Nicolas Batum

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Nicolas

Batum

2016 - 17 MPGFG%3P%FT%PPGRPGAPGBPG
SEASON 34.8 38.2 31.3 78.8 13.5 7.7 5.5 0.4
CAREER STATS 31.5 44 35.8 83.3 11.7 5.3 3.4 0.7

HEIGHT

6 ft8 in

/ 2.03m

WEIGHT

200 lbs

/ 90.7kg

LATEST VIDEOS

20161207 DET CHA recap go90

Kemba Walker took over the game scoring 25 points to lead the Hornets past the Pistons, 87 - 77.

20161207 aotn

Nicolas Batum feeds the assist between the legs of Tobias Harris to Frank Kaminsky for the easy bucket.

 0021600321 DET CHA RECAP

Kemba Walker scores a team-high 25 points in the Hornets win over the Pistons 87-77.

0021600321_VO_CHA_BATUM_ASSIST_Q3

Nicolas Batum throws the pass between the defenders legs to Frank Kaminsky for the bucket.

0021600321_VO_CHA_BATUM_AND1_Q3

Nicolas Batum takes the bump and knocks down the jumper.

0021600321_VO_CHA_WILLIAMS_LAYIN_Q1

Nicolas Batum kicks it out to Marvin Williams who cuts inside and floats it home.

20161205 CHA DAL recap go90

Kemba Walker leads the Hornets with 19 points as they take down the Mavericks, 109-101.

0021600312 cha dal recap

Nicolas Batum grabs a double-double with 14 points and 15 rebounds as the Hornets defeat the Mavericks, 109-101.

20161205 international flavor week players nba

Here are the plays of the week from the NBA's top international stars.

20161203 MIN CHA recap go90

Karl-Anthony Towns had 27 points and 15 rebounds to help the Timberwolves beat the Hornets in overtime, 125 - 120.

0021600292 min cha recap

Karl-Anthony Towns scores 27 points and grabs 15 rebounds to lead the comeback victory for the Timberwolves against the Hornets, 125-120 in overtime.

20161201 Top 10

Check out the top ten plays from Thursday night's NBA action.

20161201 aotn

Nicolas Batum feeds the beautiful bounce pass through the defender's legs to Cody Zeller for the dunk.

0021600276 dal cha recap

Kemba Walker scores 18 points to lead the Hornets to a win over Dallas, 97-87.

20161201 DAL CHA recap go90

Kemba Walker has a game high 18 points to lead the Hornets over the Mavs, 97-87.

0021600276 dal cha Batum assist 2q

Nicolas Batum nutmegs his defender with a bounce pass to Cody Zeller who finishes with a slam.

0021600260 det cha recap

Tobias Harris leads with 24 points and seven rebounds as Detroit tops Charlotte, 112-89.

0021600257 cha mem Recap

Jeremy Lamb has 21 points as the Hornets defeat the Grizzles, 104-85.

0021600241 nyk cha recap

Jeremy Lamb scores 18 points and snags 17 boards, Kemba Walker adds 28 points as the Hornets take care of the Knicks at home.

20161125 cha nyk recap go90

Carmelo Anthony drops 35 points and adds 14 rebounds as the Knicks earn an overtime victory over the Hornets, 113-111.


PLAYER BIO

Professional History

HOW ACQUIRED/DRAFT BACKGROUND: Acquired by Portland from the Houston Rockets in exchange for the draft rights to Darrell Arthur and Joey Dorsey on June 26, 2008. Originally selected by the Rockets in the first round (25th pick overall) of the 2008 NBA Draft.

2012-13: Posted career highs with averages of 14.3 points, 5.6 rebounds, 4.9 assists, 1.25 steals, 1.14 blocks and 38.5 minutes in 73 games (all starts) … Made a career-best 169 3-pointers, tied for 13th in the NBA … Led the team in total steals with 91, and ranked tied for 25th in the league in blocks … Also led the squad in free throw percentage (84.8%), and tied for 18th in the NBA … Joined Kevin Durant and LeBron James as the only players in the NBA to rank in the top 40 in both steals and blocks per game … Became fourth NBA player ever with 100 3-pointers, 350 assists and 80 blocks in a season (L. James, 2; K. Durant, S. Pippen, 1) … Finished with a career-high 35 points (13-19 FG), along with tying his career high of five blocks, Nov. 16 vs. Houston … Became the first Trail Blazer ever to record at least 10 assists, five steals and five blocks in a game Dec. 16 vs. New Orleans, and the third NBA player ever to finish with 11 points, five rebounds, 10 assists, five steals and five blocks in a game (Julius Erving, 1979; Jamaal Tinsley, 2001) … Recorded the first two triple-doubles of his career within a week, finishing with 12 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists vs. Washington on Jan. 21, and 20 points, 10 rebounds and a career-best 12 assists against the L.A. Clippers on Jan. 26 … Notched a career-best six steals against Houston on Nov. 3 … Made a career-high nine free throws Jan. 10 vs. Miami … He and Sacramento’s DeMarcus Cousins were the only NBA players to have season highs of at least 35 points, 10 rebounds, 10 assists, five steals and five blocks … Led the team in scoring 15 times, rebounds seven times and in assists on 24 occasions.

CAREER: In 328 career games (275 starts), averaged 11.1 points (44.9% FG, 37.2% 3-PT, 84.0% FT), 4.3 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 28.9 minutes … Increased his scoring and rebounding averages in each of his five seasons … Ranks third in career 3-pointers by a Trail Blazer (506) and seventh in free throw shooting at 84.0 percent (min. 500 free throws made) … 2011-12: Averaged then career highs in points (13.9), rebounds (4.6) and steals (0.97), and led the team in blocks (1.02) in 59 games (34 starts) … Broke a franchise record with nine made 3-point field goals Feb. 4 vs. Denver, shooting 9-of-15 from 3-point land on his way to a then career-high 33-point outing … Notched the second 20-point, 10-rebound game of his career on April 4 against New Jersey, posting 20 points and 10 rebounds … Recorded back-to-back double-doubles for the first time in his career April 2 vs. Utah (16 points, 10 rebounds) and April 4 vs. New Jersey (20 points, 10 rebounds) … Tied his then career-high 33 points Feb. 14 vs. Washington … Reached double-figure scoring in 40 of his 59 games, including seven 20-point outings and two 30-point outings … Placed 30th in the NBA in 3-point field goal percentage (39.1%), 30th in free throw percentage (83.6%) and 33rd in blocks per game (1.02) … 2010-11: Counted then career bests in points (12.4), rebounds (4.5), assists (1.5), steals (0.85) and minutes (31.5) while appearing in 80 games (67 starts) ... His buzzer-beating tip-in gave Portland a 98-96 win over San Antonio on March 25 … Rang in a season-best 25 points (10-16 FG) on March 20 at L.A. Lakers ... Registered 13 points and a career-high 14 rebounds on Dec. 5 vs. L.A. Clippers ... Scored at least 16 points in six straight games from Nov. 4 to Nov. 13 ... 2009-10: Finished regular season with averages of 10.1 points, 3.8 rebounds, 1.2 assists and 24.8 minutes in 37 games (25 starts) … Shot 51.9 percent (139-268) from the field and 40.9 percent (54-132) from three-point range … Counted a season-best 12 rebounds to go with 12 points for his first career double-double April 14 vs. Golden State ... Notched season highs of 31 points (22 in third quarter), 11 field goals (of 16), five 3-pointers (tied) and seven assists (tied) Feb. 27 at Minnesota ... Made his season debut Jan. 25 vs. New Orleans ... Underwent surgery to repair a torn labrum in his right shoulder on Oct. 30, 2009 … 2008-09: In rookie NBA season with the Trail Blazers, posted averages of 5.4 points, 2.8 rebounds, 0.9 assists and 18.4 minutes in 79 games (76 starts) … Shot 44.6 percent from the floor and 36.9 percent from 3-point range … His 76 starts ranked third on the team … Placed eighth in 3-point shooting (36.9%) and 10th in blocked shots (0.51) among rookie league leaders … Scored a season-best 20 points (7-8 FG, 2-2 3-PT, 4-4 FT) March 13 vs. New Jersey.

PLAYOFFS: Appeared in all 18 of Portland’s postseason contests (11 starts) since 2009, notching averages of 6.1 points and 1.8 rebounds in 19.6 minutes … 2011: In six games vs. Dallas, he averaged 8.0 points, 1.7 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 25.2 minutes … 2010: Notched 8.2 points, 3.2 rebounds and 23.2 minutes in six games (all starts) vs. Phoenix … 2009: Played in all six of Portland’s games (five starts) against Houston, averaging 2.0 points (5-9 FG) and 0.5 rebounds in 10.5 minutes.

PRO CAREER IN EUROPE: IGrew up playing for MSB Le Mans in his native France and made his French Pro-A debut during the 2005-06 season … 2007-08: Averaged 12.3 points, 5.0 rebounds, 3.6 assists and 1.33 steals in 30 games with MSB Le Mans in the French Pro-A League … Recorded four games of 20-plus points, including a season-high 25 points on Aug. 12 vs. Nancy … Posted averages of 8.5 points, 3.5 rebounds and 2.7 assists in Euroleague play … 2006-07: Averaged 5.0 points and 2.9 rebounds in 16.2 minutes a contest … Averaged 4.3 points and 1.7 rebounds in 13.4 minutes per contest in Euroleague play … 2005-06: Appeared in two French Pro-A games, scoring a total of six points … Averaged 14.3 points and 6.8 rebounds for the Le Mans Espoirs (junior) team … 2004-05: Played with Le Mans Espoirs (junior) team, averaging 5.2 points and 3.1 rebounds in 18.3 minutes per game.

FRENCH NATIONAL TEAM: Averaged 15.5 points (second on team), 5.7 rebounds (second on team), 1.2 assists and 1.5 blocks (led team) in 27.2 minutes over six games as a leader on the French National Team that reached the quarterfinals at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London … Averaged 13.8 points (ninth in tournament), 3.2 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 2.0 steals in helping France to a second place finish in the 2011 European Championships … Averaged a team-high 12.5 points to go with 3.2 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 1.33 steals in six games as a leader on the French National Team at the 2010 World Championships … Ranked second on the team with 9.6 points and 4.9 rebounds to go with 1.8 assists, 1.00 block and 28.6 minutes in nine games in the 2009 European Championships … Helped France win the bronze medal at the 2007 U19 World Championships held in Novi Sad, Serbia, averaging 11.7 points, 5.7 rebounds and 4.3 assists … Averaged 14.3 points and 7.9 rebounds in helping France capture the gold medal at the 2006 European U-18 Championships held in Amaliada, Greece, earning Most Valuable Player Honors … Averaged 5.4 points and 4.0 rebounds with France at the 2005 European U-18 Championships held in Belgrade, Serbia … Helped lead France to the 2004 European U-16 Championships held in Greece.

Traditional Season Stats

SeasonGPMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTTOVSTLBLKPFDD2TD3PTS+/-
Season2016 21GP 729MIN 92FGM 241FGA 38.2FG% 363PM 1153PA 31.33P% 63FTM 80FTA 78.8FT% 15OREB 146DREB 161REB 116AST 48TOV 21STL 9BLK 34PF 5DD2 0TD3 283PTS 72+/-

Career Snapshot

Advanced Player Stats
YearTeamGPGSMINPTSFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOVPF+/-
2016CHA21217292839224138.23611531.3638078.815146161116219483472
2015CHA70702447104637287342.613939934.816319284.9553734284036543205114210
2014POR717123806642406004010030932.4849885.7623544163417840132106221
2013POR82822956107038181946.514540236.116320380.31164956114207557208156330
2012POR73732806104735283342.316544437.217821084.8973154123609183190139-107
2011POR5934179081828964145.110727439.113315983.68119027184576090105-59
2010POR8067252199036780745.511834234.513816484.110925236112368498319450
2009POR372591737513926851.95413240.9435184.3321091414424252783127
2008POR7976145342616136144.66216836.9425280.88413622074504050139374

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