1. Nicolas Batum Talks Blazers' Future, French Connection, Overseas Hoops and More

    More than 7,800 miles away in Taipei, Taiwan, Nicolas Batum —the final piece of the Big Three on the French national basketball team — watched his fellow countrymen Tony Parker and Boris Diaw win the 2013-14  NBA championship in San Antonio...

    Jared Zwerling Written by Jared Zwerling about 2 months ago 12,228 reads 37 comments

  2. Nicolas Batum Says Blazers Must 'Be More Angry' to Beat San Antonio Spurs

    Nicolas Batum has a pretty simple formula for improving the Portland Trail Blazers ' performance against the seemingly unbeatable San Antonio Spurs . Credit Batum for keeping things basic...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 3 months ago 2,633 reads 15 comments

  3. Trail Blazers' Nic Batum Records Rare Stat Line Friday

    Portland Trail Blazers forward Nicolas Batum had 22 points, 18 rebounds, five assists and four three-pointers in Friday's 111-103 win over the New Orleans Pelicans, becoming ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 5 months ago 10,168 reads 4 comments

  4. Nicolas Batum Shines Again for Aldridge-Less Blazers as Portland Regroups

    The Portland Trail Blazers can no longer fly under the NBA radar —their blazing-hot start to the 2013-14 season and two All-Star selections have placed the team squarely in the spotlight...

    Joe  Flynn Written by Joe Flynn about 5 months ago 1,202 reads 4 comments

  5. Meet Nicolas Batum, the Forgotten Portland Trail Blazers Star

    The Portland Trail Blazers thought they might be expanding their superstar ranks when they landed swingman Nicolas Batum in a 2008 draft-night exchange. What they found was something even rarer...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 6 months ago 11,176 reads 12 comments

  6. Nicolas Batum Steals Ball from Portland Trail Blazers Teammate LaMarcus Aldridge

    Portland Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge has been enjoying perhaps the best season of his career, and apparently it has left teammate Nicolas Batum a tad jealous. Not really...

    John Dorn Written by John Dorn about 7 months ago 13,684 reads 14 comments

  7. Portland Trail Blazers: Nicolas Batum Should Be a Scorer, Not a Distributor

    When a team is tied for the second-best record in its respective conference, there isn't much to be dissatisfied with...

    Joshua J Vannuccini Written by Joshua J Vannuccini about 7 months ago 2,717 reads 16 comments

  8. Nicolas Batum: Kevin Durant, Not LeBron, Is 'Best Player in the World Right Now'

    Nicolas Batum is a prisoner of the moment. After watching Kevin Durant tear up the Portland Trail Blazers and continue his torrid run with 46 points in a pull-away-in-the-fourth ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 7 months ago 9,485 reads 120 comments

  9. Nicolas Batum: I Deserve All-Star Berth 'Because of the Numbers That I Have'

    Nicolas Batum certainly isn't shy about showering himself with praise. When asked if he thought he should be named to the Western Conference All-Star team, Batum took his answer one step above simply saying "Yes...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 months ago 7,013 reads 59 comments

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

    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 ...

    Tyler Brooke Written by Tyler Brooke about 8 months ago 861 reads 0 comments

  11. Nicolas Batum Pushes Stephen Curry Away with One Hand, Dunks with the Other

    Nicolas Batum of the Portland Trail Blazers put his 7'1" wingspan to good use on a fast break Saturday night...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 9 months ago 1,190 reads 0 comments

  12. NBA's Dunk of the Night: Sunday, November 17

    Sunday night at the Air Canada Centre in an OT win— Nicolas Batum of the Portland Trail Blazers powers down a tomahawk dunk over the gathered Toronto Raptors ...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 9 months ago 1,421 reads 2 comments

  13. Nicolas Batum Records First Triple-Double of NBA Season with Last-Second Shot

    Nicolas Batum is known as a versatile player for the Portland Trail Blazers , but his all-around performance on Saturday got him attention for the wrong reasons when he recorded ...

    Ethan Norof Written by Ethan Norof about 10 months ago 70,998 reads 99 comments