NBA playoffs 2017
Nicolas Batum

#5G

Nicolas

Batum

NBA playoffs 2017
2016 - 17 MPGFG%3P%FT%PPGRPGAPGBPG
SEASON 34 40.3 33.3 85.6 15.1 6.2 5.9 0.4
CAREER STATS 31.7 43.6 35.7 84 12.1 5.3 3.7 0.7

HEIGHT

6 ft8 in

/ 2.03m

WEIGHT

200 lbs

/ 90.7kg

LATEST VIDEOS

2017_season_top10_hornets

Check out the Charlotte Hornets' Top 10 plays of the 2016-17 NBA season.

0021601212 CHA ATL recap

Dwight Howard leads a balanced attack with 19 points and 12 rebounds to lead Atlanta over Charlotte, 103-76.

0021601207 cha mil RECAP

Giannis Antetokounmpo has a triple double (10 points, 11 rebounds, 10 assists) as the Milwaukee Bucks defeat the Charlotte Hornets 89-79.

0021601189 bos cha recap

Isaiah Thomas scores 32 points for his 70th game of the season with 20+ points as the Celtics hold off the Hornets rally for a 121-114 win.

0021601189 cha batum hl

Nicolas Batum scores a team-high 31 points and hauls in eight rebounds for the Hornets.

0021601165 mia cha recap

Goran Dragic scores 33 points, James Johnson adds 26 points as the Heat win it 112-99.

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Nicolas Batum scores 24 points and goes a perfect 12 for 12 from the free throw line versus Miami.

0021601155 cha was recap

John Wall collects a double-double to assist the Wizards in a win over the Hornets.

0021601142 cha okc Recap

Russell Westbrook grabs his 40h triple-double on the season but the Thunder fall to the Hornets, 113-101.

0021601127 den cha recap

Kemba Walker scores 31 points and helps keep the Charlotte Hornets playoff hopes alive with a 122-114 victory over the Denver Nuggets.

0021601127 VO CHA BATUM AND1 Q2

Nicolas Batum backs down his defender in the post then rises up for the fadeaway jump shot plus the foul.

0021601127 VO CHA PLUMLEE HOOK Q1

Miles Plumlee fakes out his defender in the paint then scores on a right handed hook shot.

0021601127 VO CHA BATUM DUNK Q1

Nicolas Batum dribbles into the paint and throws down the two handed tomahawk dunk.

0021601114 cha tor recap

Kemba Walker led a furious rally by the Hornets as he scores 19 points to lead the Hornets past the Raptors, 110-106. DeMar DeRozan scores 28 in the loss.

0021601103 mil cha recap

Tony Snell sets a career-high with 26 points, including four 3-pointers and Giannis Antetokounmpo adds 20 as Milwaukee wins it 118-108.

20170327 international players nba

Be sure to check out the top plays from today's international stars.

0021601087 PHX CHA RECAP

Kemba Walker finishes with a game-high 31 points to lead the Hornets past the Suns, 120-106.

0021601073 cle cha recap

LeBron James posts a double-double of 32 points and 11 assists and Kyrie Irving scores 26 to lift the Cavaliers past the Hornets, 112-105.

0021601059 CHA ORL RECAP

Kemba Walker scores 22 points and dishes out 7 assists as the Hornets defeat the Magic 109-102.

0021601044 ATL CHA recap

Nicolas Batum records 16 points and six assists, Kemba Walker adds 16 points as the Hornets defeat the Hawks.


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 77GP 2617MIN 393FGM 975FGA 40.3FG% 1353PM 4053PA 33.33P% 243FTM 284FTA 85.6FT% 46OREB 435DREB 481REB 456AST 194TOV 86STL 29BLK 109PF 15DD2 1TD3 1164PTS 69+/-

Career Snapshot

Advanced Player Stats
YearTeamGPGSMINPTSFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOVPF+/-
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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