Nicolas Batum a keeper?

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November 27, 2015 | 10:08 am EST Update
But heading into a mini-break for the American Thanksgiving, Raptors forward James Johnson was in a different mindset. “Mood: Under-utilized,” he wrote on Twitter after his team’s ninth victory of the season. A few hours and a few hundred re-tweets later, Johnson changed his tune. “My bad,” he wrote on Thursday morning, “just want more than anything to be a big part of something special for fans, teammates and coaches.”
For a long time, basketball separated the family, with the brothers scattered around Europe in pursuit. Now it is bringing them together in New York. The brothers, including the middle one, Martins, speak fluent English, so the transition should be easy. The father, Talis, a former bus driver in Latvia, is eager to learn the language, but his wife Ingrida is stubborn about these things. “Mom doesn’t want to learn,” Kristaps said. “She lived in Spain for a year without knowing the language. She still found a way to live there.”

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