Nicolas Batum Injury: Updates on Trail Blazers Swingman's Finger and Return

Tyler BrookeSenior Analyst IIJanuary 5, 2014

PORTLAND, OR - DECEMBER 7:  Nicolas Batum
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Updates from Tuesday, Jan. 21

After re-aggregating his injury on Monday against the Houston Rockets, Nic Batum still plans on playing tonight against the New Orleans Pelicans according to the team's Twitter account:

UPDATE: RT @blazermb Nic Batum has been upgraded to probable for tonight's game. #RipCity

— Trail Blazers (@trailblazers) January 21, 2014

Terry Stotts talked about the injury via Casey Holdahl of the Blazers official website:

"He's probably going to try. He's still in pain." -- Terry Stotts on @nicolas88batum's status vs OKC.

— Casey Holdahl (@CHold) January 21, 2014