Nicolas Batum

#5G-F

Nicolas

Batum

HEIGHT

6 ft8 in

/ 2.03m

WEIGHT

200 lbs

/ 90.7kg

LATEST VIDEOS

0011800071 CHA DAL RECAP

Devonte' Graham scores 15 points and Kemba Walker adds 13 as the Hornets defeat the Mavericks, 123-118.

0011800071_Charlotte Hornets with 19 3-pointers vs. Dallas Mavericks

0011800071_Charlotte Hornets with 6 3-pointers in the 1st Quarter vs. Dallas Mavericks

0011800016 mia cha recap

Kemba Walker scores 18 points, Willy Hernangomez notches a double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds as the Hornets defeat the Heat, 122-113.

0011800008 CHA BOS RECAP

Kyrie Irving posts 20 points and dishes out four assists as the Boston Celtics defeat the Charlotte Hornets, 115-112.

0021701213 CHA IND RECAP

Frank Kaminsky notches 24 points and seven boards as the Hornets close out the season with a 119-93 win over the Pacers.

0021701213 CHA IND batum jumper q3 wsc

Nicolas Batum gets it and drills the jumper and-one.

0021701213 CHA IND walker layup q1

Nicolas Batum dimes the bounce pass to Kemba Walker for the layup.

0021701197 IND CHA RECAP

Domantas Sabonis drops 30 points and eight rebounds to lead the Pacers over the Hornets 123-117.

0021701182 CHA ORL RECAP

Malik Monk scores 26 points and Frank Kaminsky adds 21 as the Hornets defeat the Magic 137-100.

0021701182 CHA ORL Marvin Williams dunk Q3

Nicolas Batum dishes the pass to Marvin Williams who cuts to the basket and throws it down.

0021701182 CHA ORL Dwight Howard dunk Q1

Nicolas Batum finds Dwight Howard cutting to the basket and lobs the ball up for the alley-oop.

0021701182 CHA ORL Dwight Howard dunk Q1

Nicolas Batum lobs the ball up to Dwight Howard for the alley-oop.

0021701160 cha chi recap

Lauri Markkanen got the Bulls on the right track with 24 points on 8-14 shooting as Chicago beats the Hornets 120-114. Dwight Howard recorded 23 points and 17 rebounds for Charlotte in the loss.

0021701143 PHI CHA RECAP

Ben Simmons tied a season-high with 15 assists while Marco Belinelli scored 22 points off the bench in the 76ers 119-102 win over the Hornets. Willie Hernangomez recorded 15 points and 11 rebounds for Charlotte in the loss.

0021701138 CHA WAS RECAP

Otto Porter Jr. scores 26 points and John Wall notches a double-double with 15 points and 14 assists in his return to help lead the Wizards in a win over the Hornets.

0021701116 CLE CHA RECAP

LeBron James scores 41 points, grabs 10 rebounds and hands out eight assists to lead the Cavaliers to the victory. A milestone was reached in Charlotte as Kemba Walker passes Dell Curry for the all-time leading scorer in Charlotte Hornets' franchise history.

0021701116 CLE CHA batum assist 1q wsc

Nicolas Batum threads the needle to Michael Kidd-Gilchrist for the layup.

0021701103 NYK CHA Batum And1 Q1

Nicolas Batum finds some space, pulls-up, and drains the and-one jumper.

0021701038 CHA NYK RECAP

Tim Hardaway Jr. posts 25 points and grabs three rebounds to lead the Knicks past the Hornets 124-101.


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.


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