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Blazersedge Aug 24, 2015

Gerald Henderson Has Value for the Blazers

Gerald Henderson was the unheralded asset Blazers GM Neil Olshey managed to extract from the Charlotte Hornets in a late-June exchange that saw Nic Batum switching addresses and 2014 NBA Draft lottery pick Noah Vonleh headlining the package that was brought into Portland. Could Henderson be a potential long-term fit in Portland, too? Gerald Henderson, brought over to Portland with Noah Vonleh in an exchange that sent Nicolas Batum to Charlotte in late-June, may appear at first glance as the salary-filler that allowed the trade to work. Vonleh, who turns 20 today, was picked No. 9 in the...
Rufus on Fire Aug 17, 2015

WATCH: Nicolas Batum could be the playmaker the Charlotte Hornets have been missing

Seth Partnow re-joins Doug to look at Nicolas Batum's playmaking skills, something the Hornets will sorely need in 2015-16. In episode 2 of Hive Talk Live's video breakdown series, Doug is once again joined by Seth Partnow from Nylon Calculus and BBall Breakdown to discuss another Hornets newcomer: Nicolas Batum. Batum comes to the Hornets via a trade this offseason that sent longtime Cat/Hornet Gerald Henderson and Noah Vonleh to Portland. Nic has played his entire NBA career with the Trailblazers where he racked up career averages of 11 points, 5 rebounds and 3 assists along with a...
Can Al-Farouq Aminu and Moe Harkless emerge as playmakers for Trail Blazers?

Can Al-Farouq Aminu and Moe Harkless emerge as playmakers for Trail Blazers?

Terry Stotts says Aminu and Harkless could grow into a wing facilitator role similar to what Nicolas Batum provided the last three seasons.
At The Hive Aug 8, 2015

Nicolas Batum and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist should be able to play together

With the need for spacing and a shooting threat on the wing, the Charlotte Hornets acquired small forward in Nicolas Batum. Can he play next to Michael Kidd-Gilchrist or will there be positional overlap? One of the first moves of the offseason was the trade that the Charlotte Hornets made for Nicolas Batum of the Portland Trailblazers. It seems like it has been an eternity since this trade has happened after a whirlwind of an offseason, but here we are with training camp right around the corner and rosters starting to finalize. The Batum trade has brought praise from some and criticism from...
Blazersedge Aug 4, 2015

The Portland Trail Blazers Have a Growing Image Problem

The Blazer's Edge Podcast explores the reasoning behind the Nicolas Batum trade, Portland's growing reputation problem, starting centers, CJ McCollum's impending explosion, and more! The Blazer's Edge Podcast is back with another episode full of insight and information on the Portland Trail Blazers. This week co-host Phil Naessens and I discuss Portland's reputation, trading Nicolas Batum, the great starting center debate, grisly power rankings, CJ McCollum's breakout chances, and much more! You can download the mp3 directly here. Subscribe to us on iTunes or find us on Feedburner...
Queen City Hoops Aug 2, 2015

Nicolas Batum participates in 2015 NBA Africa game

On Saturday, the NBA had its first game held in Africa, and it was a major success. Several NBA players participated in the event, along with legends Hakeem Olajuwon and Dikembe Mutombo. The 52-year old Olajuwon showed no signs of his old age, as he got the South African crowd excited with his ‘Dream Shake’ jumper: All of the players […] The post Nicolas Batum participates in 2015 NBA Africa game appeared first on Queen City Hoops.
Rufus on Fire Aug 1, 2015

Nicolas Batum and team Africa lose to team World 97-101

Nicolas Batum took a backseat in the first ever NBA Africa game, but that's okay cause the game itself was amazing. Nicolas Batum got to take part in one of the coolest events of the NBA offseason, the NBA Africa game. Batum was a representative of team Africa alongside the Milwaukee Bucks Giannis Antetokounmpo, the Miami Heat's Luol Deng, the Minnesota TimberWolves Gorgui Dieng, and former Charlotte Hornet now current Toronto Raptor Bismack Biyombo. Opposing team Africa was team World featuring NBA players from across the globe like the Memphis Grizzlies Marc Gasol, the Chicago Bulls Pau...

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