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Nicolas Batum
Nicolas Batum
Position: F-G
Born: 12/14/88
Height: 6-8 / 2.03
Weight:199 lbs. / 90.7 kg.
Salary: $11,860,750
EJDN had the chance to interview Nicolas Batum after last Sunday’s Hornets-Heat game in Miami. The French player was aware of the controversy generated by a Le Monde article that may suggest Pau Gasol is taking PED (performance-enhancing drugs) to improve his game. “I didn’t read the article and I don’t know why they wrote that a week after the Eurobasket was over. I can’t say something about it because I didn’t read it. I don’t think Pau is doping, anyway. He’s been playing like this his all career, so…”
“I think he can be very much like how Hedo was for us in Orlando. We were already good, but he made us better by going from a good, solid NBA player to an All-Star-caliber player,” Clifford said. “When I watch Nic on film, I think he can do the same.” Don’t confuse offense with individual points: Clifford wants Batum’s decision-making and playmaking for teammates as much as he wants Batum baskets. The Hornets are making a bet (Batum will be an unrestricted free agent in July) that he can improve ball movement on a team that struggled in that area since the departure of power forward Josh McRoberts last year. “I won’t be the guy who takes 25 shots, no.