7:02 AM EDT, Sun April 20, 2014

Trail Blazers' Nicolas Batum talks matchup with Houston Rockets, defending NBA's best offensive players: Q&A

Earlier this week I caught up with Portland Trail Blazers forward Nicolas Batum for an interview in French, which will be featured on the French basketball website Basketsession. In the interview, Batum discusses the development of his game this season,...

Trail Blazers-Rockets: Nicolas Batum vs. Chandler Parsons, who wins the matchup?: Poll

If Batum can win his individual matchup against Parsons, a player much like himself, it could give the Blazers a huge lift in the series.

Trail Blazers-Rockets matchups: Nicolas Batum might be series X-factor as he battles Chandler Parsons

The small forwards are near mirror images, featuring nearly identical do-it-all skill-sets, “glue-guy” roles, statistics and big-play potential.
Rotoworld Apr 12, 2014

Batum rolls with 15-7-7 line against Jazz - Nicolas Batum (G/F) Portland Trail Blazers

Nicolas Batum scored 15 points on 6-of-11 shooting with seven rebounds, seven assists, two steals, one block and one three in Friday's win over the Jazz.
Nicolas Batum's beautiful dunk against Kings (photo sequence)

Nicolas Batum's beautiful dunk against Kings (photo sequence)

At the half of Wednesday's Blazer game with Sacramento, I wondered to no one in particular why it was that Nicolas Batum didn't attack the basket more. Everyone around me started laughing. Seems others in the pressroom had just asked...

Trail Blazers' Nicolas Batum plans to keep splint on finger, whether he needs it or not: Morning Jam

The forward says he will keep wearing the splint, which he has worn since early January, until after the season and playoffs.

Nicolas Batum a self-proclaimed 'weird player'; Defense 'very good' over last month: Trail Blazers links

A quick spin around the web for the latest Trail Blazers links, including Nicolas Batum's career year, Portland's declining offense and improving defense, and more.
Rip City Project Mar 21, 2014

Nicolas Batum’s Ridiculous Rebounding

  As of last night’s win against the WashingtonWizards, Portland Trail Blazers small forward Nicolas Batum has now averaged an astronomical 13 rebounds per game over the past 11 games. On the season, he is averaging 7.4 per game, trailing only Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Durant among small forwards. This rebounding has been especially valuable as […]Nicolas Batum’s Ridiculous Rebounding - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Blazersedge Mar 21, 2014
Final: Blazers Foil the Wizards, 116-103

Final: Blazers Foil the Wizards, 116-103

Wesley Matthews and the Portland Trail Blazers held off a game Washington Wizards squad for a big home win. The Blazers were led by Damian Lillard, Wesley Matthews, Dorell Wright and Nicolas Batum. This was also Blazer's Edge Kid's Night! We sent 1,200 children to tonight's game. Check in later for Dave's thoughts! Box Score First Half: The Blazers started hot from three, but the small Wizards used their speed to sneak out for easy layups. Then hit three pointers. The Wizards scored 28 and led by 5 after one. The bench kept things close in the second, bit Will Barton injured his wrist on a...

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