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Nicolas Batum

26-Year-Old    SF,SG    Portland Trailblazers

2014-15 NBA Stats

PTS

8.9

REB

5.5

AST

5.2

STL

1.3

BLK

0.7

2014-15 NBA ROS Projections

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2014-15 Fantasy Basketball Outlook

Supplying a career-best 7.5 rebounds and 5.1 assists per game in 2013-14, Nicolas Batum's other primary counting stats nonetheless suffered. On offense, his output (13.0 points on 1.8 treys per contest) marked lows among the last three seasons, which may have been spurred by...

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STATUS:  Game-Time Decision    INJURY:  Wrist    EST. RETURN:  12/20/2014
HT: 6' 8"   WT: 210 lbs   DOB: 12/14/1988  College: France
DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #25 Overall in 2008   Show ContractHide Contract

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Nicolas Batum Contract Information:

Signed a four-year, $46.5 million offer sheet with the Timberwolves in July 2012, giving the Trail Blazers 72 hours to match the offer.

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Batum (wrist) will play Saturday against the Pelicans, the Oregonian reports.

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Nicolas Batum NBA Stats – Per Game
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2008-09 19 79 18.4 5.4 2.8 0.9 0.6 0.5 0.8 44.6 80.8 0.6 1.1 1.7 2.1 36.9 2.0 4.6 0.5 0.7
2009-10 20 37 24.8 10.1 3.8 1.2 0.6 0.7 1.5 51.9 84.3 0.7 0.9 2.9 3.6 40.9 3.8 7.2 1.2 1.4
2010-11 21 POR 80 31.5 12.4 4.5 1.5 0.9 0.6 1.5 45.5 84.1 1.0 1.4 3.2 4.3 34.5 4.6 10.1 1.7 2.1
2011-12 22 POR 59 30.4 13.9 4.6 1.4 1.0 1.0 1.8 45.1 83.6 1.5 1.4 3.2 4.6 39.1 4.9 10.9 2.3 2.7
2012-13 23 POR 73 38.5 14.3 5.6 4.9 1.2 1.1 2.3 42.3 84.8 2.6 1.3 4.3 6.1 37.2 4.8 11.4 2.4 2.9
2013-14 24 POR 82 36.0 13.0 7.5 5.1 0.9 0.7 1.8 46.5 80.3 2.5 1.4 6.0 4.9 36.1 4.6 10.0 2.0 2.5
2014-15 25 POR 23 34.1 8.9 5.5 5.2 1.3 0.7 1.0 38.1 87.0 1.7 0.7 4.8 4.6 22.9 3.5 9.1 0.9 1.0
Rest Of Season Projections 26 POR 50 35.3 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 rest of season projections for Nicolas Batum
Preseason Projections 26 POR 76 36.2 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 projections for Nicolas Batum

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

Nicolas Batum NBA Stats – Recent Stat Breakdown
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Time Period G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
Last 7 Days 3 33.3 8.7 3.0 5.7 1.7 0.0 0.7 40.7 66.7 0.7 1.0 2.0 4.3 15.4 3.7 9.0 0.7 1.0
Last 14 Days 8 35.4 8.9 3.9 5.1 1.4 0.5 1.1 39.4 85.7 1.1 0.8 3.1 4.9 23.1 3.5 8.9 0.8 0.9
Last 30 Days 16 34.2 8.8 4.5 4.9 1.5 0.7 0.9 38.7 84.6 1.4 0.5 4.0 4.8 18.4 3.6 9.4 0.7 0.8
Last 5 Games 5 34.6 9.4 3.6 5.4 1.6 0.0 0.8 40.0 75.0 1.0 1.0 2.6 4.6 17.4 4.0 10.0 0.6 0.8
Last 10 Games 10 35.6 8.8 4.0 5.9 1.7 0.6 1.0 38.9 88.9 1.4 0.6 3.4 4.7 21.3 3.5 9.0 0.8 0.9
Last 20 Games 20 34.1 8.8 5.4 5.2 1.3 0.8 1.0 38.7 84.2 1.6 0.8 4.6 4.7 21.3 3.5 9.1 0.8 1.0

 

Nicolas Batum Projections For Upcoming Games – Next 3 Days
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Date Opponent PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
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Nicolas Batum – Playing Time & Selected Stats

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#1 Small Forward
Also Listed As:  #3 Shooting Guard

1.  Nicolas Batum

2.  Allen Crabbe

3.  Dorell Wright

4.  Victor Claver

Portland Trailblazers

True Shooting Percentage

46.3%

True Shooting % in 2014-15

In 2014-15, Nicolas Batum has a true shooting percentage of 46.3%.

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Projected True Shooting % in 2014-15

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True shooting percentage is weighted to account for field goals, three-pointers, and free throws – FG, 3Pt, FT – which provides a measure of a player's efficiency in the whole scope of shooting.

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Nicolas Batum NBA Stats – Per 36 Minutes
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2008-09 19 79 36.0 10.5 5.4 1.8 1.2 1.0 1.5 44.6 80.8 1.2 2.1 3.4 4.2 36.9 4.0 8.9 1.0 1.3
2009-10 20 37 36.0 14.7 5.5 1.7 0.9 1.0 2.1 51.9 84.3 1.1 1.3 4.3 5.2 40.9 5.4 10.5 1.7 2.0
2010-11 21 POR 80 36.0 14.1 5.2 1.8 1.0 0.7 1.7 45.5 84.1 1.2 1.6 3.6 4.9 34.5 5.2 11.5 2.0 2.3
2011-12 22 POR 59 36.0 16.4 5.4 1.7 1.1 1.2 2.2 45.1 83.6 1.8 1.6 3.8 5.5 39.1 5.8 12.9 2.7 3.2
2012-13 23 POR 73 36.0 13.4 5.3 4.6 1.2 1.1 2.1 42.3 84.8 2.4 1.2 4.0 5.7 37.2 4.5 10.7 2.3 2.7
2013-14 24 POR 82 36.0 13.0 7.4 5.1 0.9 0.7 1.8 46.5 80.3 2.5 1.4 6.0 4.9 36.1 4.6 10.0 2.0 2.5
2014-15 25 POR 23 36.0 9.4 5.8 5.5 1.4 0.8 1.1 38.1 87.0 1.8 0.7 5.1 4.8 22.9 3.7 9.6 0.9 1.1
Rest Of Season Projections 26 POR 50 36.0 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 rest of season projections for Nicolas Batum
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Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

Nicolas Batum NBA Stats – Totals
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2008-09 19 79 1454 426 220 74 50 40 62 44.6 80.8 50 84 136 168 36.9 161 361 42 52
2009-10 20 37 919 375 141 44 24 25 54 51.9 84.3 27 32 109 132 40.9 139 268 43 51
2010-11 21 POR 80 2522 990 361 123 68 49 118 45.5 84.1 83 109 252 342 34.5 367 807 138 164
2011-12 22 POR 59 1791 818 271 84 57 60 107 45.1 83.6 90 81 190 274 39.1 289 641 133 159
2012-13 23 POR 73 2807 1047 412 360 91 83 165 42.3 84.8 190 97 315 444 37.2 352 833 178 210
2013-14 24 POR 82 2956 1070 611 420 75 57 145 46.5 80.3 208 116 495 402 36.1 381 819 163 203
2014-15 25 POR 23 784 204 126 119 31 17 24 38.1 87.0 39 16 110 105 22.9 80 210 20 23
Rest Of Season Projections 26 POR 50 1767 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 rest of season projections for Nicolas Batum
Preseason Projections 26 POR 76 2751 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 projections for Nicolas Batum

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

Nicolas Batum NBA Advanced Stats
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Season Age Team G Min TS% eFG% AR TOR AST/TO EFF
2008-09 19 79 18.4 55.5 53.2 14.6 9.8 1.5 7.0
2009-10 20 37 24.8 64.6 61.9 12.2 7.5 1.6 12.0
2010-11 21 POR 80 31.5 56.3 52.8 11.3 7.6 1.5 13.0
2011-12 22 POR 59 30.4 57.5 53.4 9.5 10.2 0.9 13.9
2012-13 23 POR 73 38.5 56.6 52.2 24.4 12.9 1.9 17.7
2013-14 24 POR 82 36.0 58.9 55.4 27.3 13.5 2.0 18.9
2014-15 25 POR 23 34.1 46.3 43.8 31.5 10.3 3.1 14.1
Rest Of Season Projections 26 POR 50 35.3 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 rest of season projections for Nicolas Batum
Preseason Projections 26 POR 76 36.2 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 projections for Nicolas Batum

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

Nicolas Batum 2014-15 NBA Game Log
Date Opponent MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB FOULS
Dec 20 at NOP 30 11 3 5 3 0 0 5 8 1 2 0 2 1 2 1
Dec 19 at SAS                                
Dec 17 MIL 36 8 6 6 1 0 2 3 11 1 1 1 6 2 4 1
Dec 15 SAS 34 7 0 6 1 0 0 3 8 0 0 1 5 0 0 2
Dec 13 at IND 36 14 4 5 3 0 3 6 11 1 1 1 5 1 3 3
Dec 12 at CHI 37 7 5 5 0 0 0 3 12 0 0 1 5 1 4 0
Dec 10 at MIN 40 5 3 6 2 4 2 1 6 2 2 1 5 0 3 3
Dec 9 at DET 35 8 5 1 0 0 2 3 7 0 0 2 6 0 5 1
Dec 7 at NYK 35 11 5 7 1 0 0 4 8 1 1 2 5 1 4 3
Dec 4 IND 37 13 5 5 3 2 3 5 13 2 2 1 5 0 5 0
Dec 2 at DEN 36 4 4 13 3 0 2 2 6 0 0 0 3 0 4 1
Nov 30 MIN 35 10 8 5 1 2 3 4 13 1 2 1 8 0 8 1
Nov 28 MEM 35 6 4 2 1 2 0 3 11 0 0 0 5 1 3 2
Nov 26 at CHA 37 10 6 3 2 1 2 4 11 2 2 0 4 0 6 1
Nov 24 at PHI 31 6 6 6 1 0 3 3 8 0 0 0 4 0 6 0
Nov 23 at BOS 32 12 5 3 1 0 0 5 11 0 0 2 6 1 4 2
Nov 21 CHI 21 9 3 1 1 0 1 4 6 0 0 1 2 0 3 1
Nov 17 NOP                                
Nov 15 BKN                                
Nov 12 at DEN                                
Nov 11 CHA                                
Nov 9 DEN 35 10 9 3 1 1 3 4 11 0 0 2 5 3 6 2
Nov 8 at LAC 34 10 8 8 1 2 1 3 6 2 2 2 4 1 7 2
Nov 6 DAL 29 8 9 9 0 1 2 2 8 2 2 2 6 2 7 2
Nov 4 CLE 36 7 9 5 0 1 2 3 6 1 2 0 3 1 8 3
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Nov 2 GSW 32 5 9 4 2 0 3 2 7 0 0 1 3 1 8 4
Oct 31 at SAC 35 7 5 5 2 0 3 3 10 0 0 1 3 0 5 3
Oct 29 OKC 34 16 5 6 1 1 2 5 12 4 4 2 5 0 5 2

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Nicolas Batum: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Batum (wrist) initially said that he expected to play Saturday against the Pelicans but changed his tune after going through his pregame routine, the Oregonian reports. "I don't know," Batum said. "I really don't."

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Batum (wrist) will miss Friday's game against the Spurs.

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Batum (wrist/knee) did not practice Thursday and is questionable for Friday's game against the Spurs, the Oregonian reports.

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Batum had 11 points (4-8 FG, 2-5 3Pt, 1-1 FT) with five rebounds, seven assists, and a steal in 35 minutes of action against the Knicks on Sunday.

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Batum scored four points (2-6 FG, 0-3 3Pt), with 13 assists, four rebounds and three steals in 36 minutes during Tuesday's win over the Nuggets.

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Batum has now not made a three in three games, scoring just six points (3-11 FG, 0-5 3Pt) in a loss to the Grizzlies on Friday.

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Batum took his game another step further, following a knee injury that kept him on the sidelines. He ended his night with 12 points (5-11 FG, 2-6 3Pt, 0-0 FT), five rebounds, three assists, and a steal in 32 minutes.

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Batum (knee) returned from his injury Friday but only spent 21 minutes on the court and put up nine points (4-6 FG, 1-2 3Pt), three rebounds, one assist, and one steal.

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Batum (knee) will start Friday's game, but may not play his usual minutes, Blazers digital reporter Casey Holdahl reports.

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Batum (knee) was seen at practice without a brace, Erik Gundersen of The Columbian reports.

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Batum (knee) went through practice Wednesday, Blazers digital reporter Casey Holdahl reports.

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Batum (knee) is on pace to return Friday against the Bulls, The Oregonian reports.

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2014-15

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2013-14

All signs pointed to a breakout season from Batum last year, and he delivered the goods, thanks to an 8.1 jump in minutes per game, settling in among the league leaders at 38.5 mpg. He has the look of a poor man's Kevin Durant, with shooting percentages of .423/.372/.848 last season that led to 14.3 points and 2.3 three-pointers per game. He will be a popular pick in drafts not just because of his sweet stroke, but his defensive counting stats that are aided by his ridiculous wingspan. Last season he averaged 1.2 steals and 1.1 blocks per game, and with a jump from 1.4 assists per game in 2011-12 to 4.9 apg in 2012-13, Batum established himself as a true eight-category contributor. The one worry here is that The Trail Blazers made some nice moves in the offseason to improve their abysmal bench from last season. Continued improvement from Victor Claver and the addition of Dorell Wright will likely mean that Batum won't see quite as many minutes in 2013-14.

2012-13

Batum, who was a restricted free agent this summer, will be back with the Blazers to try and improve upon his solid campaign from a year ago. He is something of a poor man’s Kevin Durant, with his lanky frame, smooth jumper and impressive shooting percentages. He averaged 13.9 points, 4.6 boards, 1.0 steal and 1.0 block per game last season– all career highs. His real value comes from his efficiency. He shot 45 percent from the floor, 39 percent from three, and 84 percent from the line last year. Batum will be 24 this season and could improve, making him a high-upside pick on draft day.

2011-12

Batum was a big sleeper candidate going into last season, and he rewarded his owners by posting career-high averages in nearly every category. He played the majority of the season as the Trail Blazers’ starting small forward, averaging 12.9 points, 4.5 rebounds, 1.6 assists, 1.6 three-pointers, 0.9 steals, 0.6 blocks, and 1.1 turnovers in 33 minutes of action over 67 games as a starter. Nonetheless, Batum will probably be moved back into a bench role to start the season, due to the Blazers’ acquisition of Gerald Wallace at last year’s trade deadline. (Wallace was forced to the four last year with Marcus Camby and Greg Oden out, and LaMarcus Aldridge moving to center). The Blazers traded Rudy Fernandez to the Mavericks on draft day, opening up a few minutes off the bench, but Batum probably won’t match last year’s numbers without a significant injury to a starter. If Brandon Roy and Wes Matthews get healthy, Batum could get squeezed even further.

2010-11

An essential ingredient in constructing a successful fantasy team – just as with constructing a successful actual team – is in paying not for what a player has done, but for what he's likely to do. Will Joe Johnson be one of the best players in the NBA during his age-34 season? Probably not, but that's how the Atlanta Hawks will be compensating him – and as a result, they're likely to have problems in the 2015-16 season. Sometimes it's easy to pay a player what he's worth: LeBron James will likely be worth the money for awhile. Other times, it's necessary to be aggressive in the present for a future payoff. Owners in this last frame of mind would do well to consider Nicolas Batum. The young (he turns 22 in December) Frenchman offers a broad base of skills, including three-point shooting (40.9% last year on 3.6 attempts per game), steals, and blocks (0.7 per game of each while averaging only 25 minutes). There are two concerns for Batum this year: getting into games and, once he's there, staying in them. Batum missed 45 games last season, most of them coming as he recovered from surgery on a torn labrum in his right shoulder. Reports at press time suggest the shoulder is no longer an issue. As for the question of playing time, the Blazers last season had a logjam at the three, giving minutes to Martell Webster, Travis Outlaw, Rudy Fernandez, and Batum himself. For various reasons, none of those first three players will be in Portland this season, making Batum a good bet to log consistent run should he remain healthy.

2009-10

The 20-year-old Frenchman was a surprise starter for the Blazers last year. While he only played 18 minutes per game, Batum provided the starting unit with solid defensive play and the ability to hit an occasional three. As his scoring average would indicate (5.8 ppg), Batum doesn't figure into the offensive game plan much, but he should see more shot attempts as his long-range game improves.