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At The Hive Nov 20, 2015

Charlotte Hornets vs Philadelphia 76ers GameThread

Sorry we're a bit late tonight! Hop to the comments. Go, go, go! Hey guys! There were a handful of changes to the Hornets' rotation tonight stemming from Cody Zeller and P.J. Hairston sitting this one out as they recover from injuries. Jeremy Lin will start at shooting guard alongside Kemba Walker, which also means that Nicolas Batum is sliding to what many consider his "natural" position (whatever that means), the small forward. By the way, sorry we're a bit late on the GameThread tonight. Good thing we got it in before tip-off. Anyway, with Lin graduating to the starting squad, Frank...
New York Daily News Nov 18, 2015
Nets lose to Hornets despite Young's 27 points, Lopez's 23

Nets lose to Hornets despite Young's 27 points, Lopez's 23

Nicolas Batum had 24 points and eight assists, and the Charlotte Hornets beat the Brooklyn Nets 116-111 on Wednesday night.
Rufus on Fire Nov 18, 2015

French players becoming a source of inspiration when their country needs it most

In a time of national tragedy, the strength and perseverance French players like Nicolas Batum is incredible and deserves all the recognition possible. What happened in Paris on Friday is a horrible and unthinkable event. It is hard enough for me, as a writer, to think, write or tweet about sports with that in the back of my mind. But to go out and play basketball, when you are miles and numerous time zones away from your home, worrying about your country and if your family and friends are safe? I honestly have no idea how you would do it. But that is exactly what players like Nicolas...
At The Hive Nov 17, 2015

Hive Talk Live: It was the best of post position, it was the worst of post position

The Hornets make a big adjustment for Big Al and it paid dividends on Sunday night. Now, can they follow it up? The Charlotte Hornets are quickly becoming a tale of two stars, one rising and one trying to stay in the sky. It looks as if Nicolas Batum is getting the keys to the offense and he's driven it to an Eastern Conference Player of the Week award. Meanwhile, the Hornets are working on different ways to get better, closer looks for center Al Jefferson. We profiled that effort on our Youtube channel. We'll recap the win over the Portland Trailblazers and what it means for...
Rufus on Fire Nov 17, 2015

Links: Nicolas Batum stars in the wake of tragedy, Al Jefferson bounces back against Portland

This week's link showcase Batum's impact, and the adjustments the Hornets made to get Al Jefferson better scoring opportunities. The Charlotte Hornets are fresh off a home win against the Portland Trailblazers on Sunday night -- their fifth in seven games. Contributing in a big way to their recent success has been Frenchman Nicolas Batum, who scored 33 points against Portland. It was his third game in a row scoring 20 points or more, but for the past two games Batum has played with a heavy heart following last Friday's attacks in Paris, France. For Batum, the attacks hit very close to home....

Nicolas Batum's big night helps Charlotte Hornets hand Trail Blazers 5th straight loss

In his first game against his former team, Batum finished with 33 points, six assists and five rebounds, falling two points shy of his career high.
At The Hive Nov 15, 2015

Charlotte Hornets earn 106-94 win over Portland Trail Blazers

A fantastic first half shooting performance was almost overshadowed by a Portland comeback but Charlotte was able to outlast the Trail Blazers to earn the win at Time Warner Cable Arena Sunday night. Nicolas Batum needed the performance he put on Sunday night in Time Warner Cable Arena. Not because of recent poor play or some kind of vendetta against his former team. The Frenchman was understandably full of emotion just two days after his homeland was attacked by terrorists. With the French national anthem over the speakers prior to Sunday's 5:00 p.m. tip, Batum pounded his chest several...

Anthony has hat off to Knicks’ Seraphin

Anthony had 29 points and a season-high 13 rebounds, and the Knicks beat the visiting New Orleans Pelicans 95-87 on Sunday. Seraphin, a Frenchman who shaved “PARIS” into his hair to honor the victims of the terror attack in France, had 10 points, seven rebounds and no assists in six games coming into the day. Anthony Davis had 36 points and 11 rebounds for New Orleans, and Ryan Anderson scored 16 points. Hornets 106, Trail Blazers 94: Nicolas Batum scored 33 points and Al Jefferson added 29 as host Charlotte held Portland’s fourth-quarter rally. Jeff Green scored a season-high 21...
Blazersedge Nov 15, 2015

Nicolas Batum Carves Up Trail Blazers in Hornets Victory

A former Blazer puts his old team on the rack. Before we discuss today's Charlotte Hornets-Portland Trail Blazers game, Blazer's Edge would like to extend condolences to Nicolas Batum and French citizens everywhere after this week's horrific events in Paris. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their countrymen. Divisions between sports clubs and nations take a back seat to compassion at times like this. Our best to Mr. Batum and all of France. --------- There's an old saw in the NBA that afternoon games on the East Coast are difficult for Western Conference teams. The local...

Trail Blazers fall to Charlotte Hornets, 106-94, as losing streak extends to 5 games: Game rewind

A dismal start to the second quarter and a huge night from former Trail Blazers Nicolas Batum proved to be the difference for the Blazers in a 106-94 loss to the Charlotte Hornets.
Rip City Project Nov 15, 2015

Blazers vs Hornets: Preview 11/15/15

The Blazers are looking to put a stop to their four game losing streak today.  They face a Hornets team at home in their second game of a four game road trip.  Let’s take a look at how the Blazers match up with a Hornets team that now features former Blazer Nic Batum.   Current […] Blazers vs Hornets: Preview 11/15/15 - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rufus on Fire Nov 15, 2015

Portland Trail Blazers at Charlotte Hornets prevew

Will the Charlotte Hornets guards be able to contain the red hot Portland combo Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum? Who: Portland Trail Blazers at Charlotte Hornets When: 5:00 p.m. EST Where: The Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, North Carolina TV: Fox Sports Southeast The Hornets are looking to bounce back after Friday night's loss at the hands of the Chicago Bulls. Despite 28 points from Nicolas Batum, Charlotte wasn't able to upend a Bulls squad they blew out ten days before. Things won't get much easier as the team comes home to Time Warner Cable Arena, however. The Portland Trail...
Blazersedge Nov 15, 2015

Portland Trail Blazers vs. Charlotte Hornets Preview

As the Portland Trail Blazers' four-game road trip continues, they face off against the Hornets and former Blazer Nicolas Batum. Can they escape Charlotte with a win? Portland Trail Blazers (4-6) vs Charlotte Hornets (4-5) Sunday, November 15 The Time Warner Cable Arena | 2 p.m. PST | Local TV/Radio: CSN; 620 AM Portland injury report:  Meyers Leonard (Out) | Charlotte injury report: Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (Out), Cody Zeller (Questionable) SBN Affiliate: At the Hive | Blazer's Edge Night 2016 The Portland Trail Blazers take on the Charlotte Hornets in the second game of a four-game road...

Trail Blazers vs. Charlotte Hornets: TV channel, projected lineups, game preview

The Blazers play Nicolas Batum and the Hornets Sunday at 3 p.m. in Charlotte.
Rip City Project Nov 14, 2015

Bigger Than Basketball

The world is stunned by the horrific acts that have happened in France.  These acts of terrorism help remind us that we often worry about the little things far too much(like the result of a game). Former Blazer Nic Batum is once again the NBA mouthpiece for French tragedy. Much like the Charlie Hebdo aftermath, […] Bigger Than Basketball - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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