Nicolas Batum

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Nicolas

Batum

2016 - 17 MPGFG%3P%FT%PPGRPGAPGBPG
SEASON 34.4 39.6 32.7 84.4 15 7.3 5.9 0.4
CAREER STATS 31.6 43.8 35.8 83.7 11.9 5.3 3.5 0.7

HEIGHT

6 ft8 in

/ 2.03m

WEIGHT

200 lbs

/ 90.7kg

LATEST VIDEOS

20170121 BKN CHA recap go90

Kemba Walker had 16 points and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist added 17 points and 14 rebounds to help the Hornets defeat the Nets, 112-105.

0021600652 bkn cha recap

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist records a double-double with the 17 points and 14 boards, Kemba Walker and Nicolas Batum combine for 32 points as the Hornets defeat the Nets at home.

0021600652 bkn cha MKG Layup 1st

Nicolas Batum fakes the pass to Cody Zeller and dumps it to Michael Kidd-Gilchrist for the layup.

20170120 TOR CHA recap go90

Kemba Walker played like an All-Star tonight scoring 32 points to lead the Hornets over the Raptors, 113-78.

0021600642 tor cha recap

Kemba Walker scores 32 points as the Hornets defeat the Raptors 113-78.

20170118 POR CHA recap go90

Kemba Walker has 23 points to lead the way for the Hornets and they sting the Blazers, 107-85.

0021600629 por cha recap

Kemba Walker scores 23 points as the Hornets defeat the Blazers 107-85.

0021600629 por cha Batum dunk q4

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist finds Nicolas Batum for the dunk.

0021600629 por cha zeller dunk q3

Nicolas Batum finds Cody Zeller who finishes with the nasty dunk.

0021600593 cha phi recap

Joel Embiid scores 24 points and grabs 8 rebounds to lead the Sixers past the Hornets, 102-93.

0021600593 vo cha batum three q2

Nicolas Batum trails the play, gets the pass and steps into the wide-open three.

0021600593 vo cha batum and1 q1

Nicolas Batum gets the defender in the air, draws the foul and hits the shot for the and-1.

0021600558 cha sas recap

Spurs bench plays a key factor as Davis Bertans scores 21 points and Dwayne Dedmon posts a double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds in the easy win over the Hornets.

20170104 aotn

Nicolas Batum whips the bounce pass between defenders to Marco Belinelli for the reverse layup on the finish.

20170104 OKC CHA recap go90

Nicolas Batum has 28 points in the Hornets 123-112 win over the Thunder.

0021600529 okc cha recap

Nicolas Batum scores 28 points and Kemba Walker adds 20 points with nine assists to lead the Hornets past the Thunder, 123-112. Russell Westbrook scores 33 points and grabs 15 rebounds in the loss.

0021600529 vo cha batum hl

Nicolas Batum scores 28 points, grabs three rebounds and hands out four assists versus the Thunder on Wednesday night.

0021600529 vo cha belinelli reverse 4q

Nicolas Batum hits Marco Belinelli with the pass leading to the reverse layup for Belinelli.

20170102 CHA CHI recap go90

Jimmy Butler carries the Bulls over the Hornets with 52 points and 12 rebounds as Chicago wins, 118-111.

0021600517 CHA CHI recap

Jimmy Butler's 52 points and 12 boards leads the Bulls to victory over the Hornets on Monday Night.


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 41GP 1412MIN 204FGM 515FGA 39.6FG% 663PM 2023PA 32.73P% 141FTM 167FTA 84.4FT% 28OREB 272DREB 300REB 241AST 103TOV 48STL 18BLK 63PF 11DD2 1TD3 615PTS 131+/-

Career Snapshot

Advanced Player Stats
YearTeamGPGSMINPTSFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOVPF+/-
2016CHA4141141261520451539.66620232.714116784.428272300241481810363131
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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