On This Date In NBA History: December 14, Nicolas Batum Was Born


Dec 1, 2012; Cleveland, OH, USA; Portland Trail Blazers small forward Nicolas Batum (88) celebrates after making a basket in the first overtime against the Cleveland Cavaliers at Quicken Loans Arena. After an official video review, the basket was waved off and the game entered a second overtime. Mandatory Credit: David Richard-USA TODAY Sports

1988 – Happy 24th birthday to Portland Trail Blazers starting small forward Nicolas Batum (@nicolas88batum) who is in his fifth season in the NBA. He has spent his entire career with the Trail Blazers and is currently in the top ten in three pointers made this year. Batum has recently been hampered by a back injury, but is one of the most important players of this Portland team.

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