Nicolas Batum

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Nicolas

Batum

2017 - 18 MPGFG%3P%FT%PPGRPGAPGBPG
SEASON 30.3 37 22.2 82.1 9.6 4.6 4.7 0.3
CAREER STATS 31.6 43.5 35.4 84 12 5.3 3.7 0.7

HEIGHT

6 ft8 in

/ 2.03m

WEIGHT

200 lbs

/ 90.7kg

LATEST VIDEOS

0021700429 POR CHA RECAP

CJ McCollum scores 25 points and Damian Lillard adds a double-double (18 points, 11 assists) as the Trail Blazers survive a late Hornets rally to win, 93-91.

0021700418 CHA BATUM ANDONE Q1 WSC

Kemba Walker passes to Nicolas Batum who drives and makes the layup while drawing the foul.

0021700412 CHA HOU RECAP

Chris Paul leads the Rockets to a 108-96 win over the Hornets with 31 points and 11 assists.

0021700377 CHA HOWARD DUNK Q1

Nicolas Batum dishes to Dwight Howard for the one-handed jam.

0021700367 CHI CHA KIDD GILCHRIST SLAM Q3

Nicolas Batum draws the defense and shovels a no-look pass to Michael Kidd-Gilchrist for a slam.

0021700367 CHI CHA KIDD GILCHRIST DUNK Q2

Nicolas Batum goes across his body with a bounce pass to Michael Kidd-Gilchrist under the basket for a dunk.

0021700367 CHI CHA RECAP

Lauri Markkanen's 24 points and 12 rebounds help the Bulls spoil Dwight Howard's birthday with a 119-111 win over the Hornets. Howard scored 25 points and grabbed 20 rebounds for Charlotte in the loss.

0021700358 GSW CHA RECAP

Kevin Durant messes around and records a triple-double (35 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists) to lead the Warriors past the Hornets, 101-87.

0021700339 ORL CHA RECAP

Kemba Walker returns from injury and scores a game-high 29 points to lift the Hornets over the Magic 104-94. Evan Fournier scored 18 points for Orlando in the loss.

0021700339 ORL CHA KAMINSKY SLAM Q2 WSC

Frank Kaminsky cuts down the lane and gathers a pass from Nicolas Batum for the dunk.

0021700321 CHA MIA RECAP

Josh Richardson set a new career-high 27 points to help the Heat defeat the Hornets 105-100. Marvin Williams scored 16 points for Charlotte in the loss.

0021700307 CHA TOR RECAP

Kyle Lowry notches 36 points and six assists as the Raptors defeat the Hornets 126-113.

0021700277 SAS CHA RECAP

LaMarcus Aldridge and Pau Gasol record identical stat lines of 17 points and 7 rebounds as the Spurs defeat the Hornets 106-86. Kemba Walker scored a game-high 18 points for Charlotte in the loss.

0021700253 WAS CHA RECAP

Dwight Howard and Kemba Walker combine for 50 points and Jeremy Lamb adds 24 off the bench, as they lead the Hornets to a 129-124 overtime victory over the Wizards.

0021700241 MIN CHA RECAP

Dwight Howard scores 25 points with 20 rebounds and four blocks to lead Charlotte over Minnesota, 118-102.

0021700228 LAC CHA RECAP

Kemba Walker scores 26 points and Dwight Howard adds a double-double (16 points, 16 rebounds) as the Hornets defeat the Clippers 102-87.

0021700228 VO LAC CHA LAMB AND1 Q4

Nicolas Batum throws a lob off the inbounds pass to Jeremy Lamb who lays in the basket while being fouled.

0021700228 VO LAC CHA HOWARD DUNK Q2

Nicolas Batum threads a bounce pass to Dwight Howard running the floor in transition and Howard finishes with a two-handed rim rocker.

0021700222 CHA CHI RECAP

Justin Holiday notches 27 points and three rebounds in the Bulls 123-120 win over the Hornets.

0021700207 CLE CHA RECAP

LeBron James scores 31 points and dishes 8 assists as the Cavaliers hold off the Hornets 115-107. Michael Kidd-Gilchrist scored 22 points for Charlotte in the loss.


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+/-
Season2017 14GP 424MIN 50FGM 135FGA 37FG% 123PM 543PA 22.23P% 23FTM 28FTA 82.1FT% 9OREB 55DREB 64REB 66AST 29TOV 14STL 4BLK 16PF 1DD2 0TD3 135PTS 23+/-

Career Snapshot

Advanced Player Stats
YearTeamGPGSMINPTSFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOVPF+/-
2017CHA14144241355013537125422.2232882.19556466144291623
2016CHA77772617116439397540.313540533.324328485.646435481456862919410969
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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