HoopsHype Nicolas Batum Buzz Meter

by HoopsHype - Updated: December 18, 2014 | 05:13 AM

Iñako Diaz-Guerra

Feo empujón de Sanders: la caída de Batum pudo acabar en desgracia. Vía @AS_TV dozz.es/dpb66 http://t.co/OggYbvPVUj

Erik Gundersen

"I'm sore everywhere in my body."-- Nicolas Batum after his fall.

Erik Gundersen

Batum made the free-throw and stays in the game.

Mike Richman

Batum is still in the game and he just made the flagrant free throw.

Erik Gundersen

Batum gets up. And he takes a seat on the Blazers bench. Officials give Sanders a flagrant 1.

Jason Quick

Batum up and walking off the court.

Frank Madden

Am I the only who saw Larry give Batum a small push as he was going up? Dangerous stuff.

Mike Richman

Batum and walking off on his own. But moving gingerly.

Kerry Eggers

Batum's fall seemed even worse than Antetokounmpo's in the first half

Charles F. Gardner

Batum walking off to huge cheers from Moda Center crowd.

Ben Golliver

Nicolas Batum is up and walking back towards Blazers bench.

Erik Gundersen

Batum's face/shoulder basically broke his fall. Foul called on Sanders who pushed Batum while he was already dunking the ball.

Mike Tokito

Didn't see it at first, but Sanders gave Batum a little shove, leading to that fall.

Charles F. Gardner

Hard fall by Batum on dunk and Sanders called for foul. Under review.

Mike Richman

Nic Batum dunks on the break but goes down very hard on the on the follow through. Face first. That looked awful.

Ben Golliver

Nicolas Batum appeared to hit his head hard on the court after a dunk. He remains down on the court as Blazers take timeout

Jason Quick

Wow. Nic Batum did a face plant after a dunk and is down on the court.

Erik Gundersen

Nicolas Batum just had a monster dunk and a nasty fall. Still down.

Jason Quick

Nic Batum's first basket of the night is a big one: A three-pointer that gives Blazers 80-79 lead. Batum now 1-for-9

Kerry Eggers

Finally! @Nicolas Batum nails a 3 for 80-79 lead. Frenchman is now 1-9 from field

Jason Quick

Nicolas Batum tonight: 0-for-7 from the field, 0-for-4 from 3 pt range. Three rebounds, five assists.

Kerry Eggers

With @Nicolas Batum and @Chris Kaman combining for 0-for-11 shooting along with 8 turnovers, #Blazers fortunate to trail only 39-34

Kerry Eggers

Antelokounmpo (am I spelling that right?) looks a lot like @Nicolas Batum, but longer

Kerry Eggers

Great half-court skip pass from @Nicolas Batum to @Damian Lillard for the breakaway dunk #touch

Mike Richman

Batum 0-for-2 on wide open corner threes.

Mike Richman

The Lillard, Matthews, Batum, Robinson, Aldridge lineup: 119.5 OffRTg, 85.6 DefRtg in nine minutes this year.

Shams Charania

Column: The continued evolution and untapped tier of Portland Trail Blazers forward Nicolas Batum. tinyurl.com/nkthtzu

Paul Garcia

Kawhi's headed to the locker room. Made contact on his hand by Batum on a layup earlier.

Paul Garcia

Kyle just posted Batum with the spin move for his 9th and 10th points of the game.

Mike Richman

Nic Batum and Boris Diaw chatting on the court about 75 minutes before tipoff of Spurs-Blazers

Boris Diaw

Back to back in Portland. Any Spurs fans tonight ? Happy to see @Nicolas Batum just after his birthday. #GoSpursGo

CJ McCollum

Joyeux Anniversaire S/O @Nicolas Batum ! Remember when the rooks had to sing it in French. Good times, Keep Shooting !!

Demian Belmonte

Feliz 26 cumpleaños para Nicolas Batum! Su ficha: bit.ly/1BKs3rF

Mike Richman

Nicolas Batum broke out of his slump to finish with 14 pts (6-11), 4 rebs, 5 asts and 3 steals bit.ly/1xfG0MB http://t.co/NHPJ7qoZHj

Erik Gundersen

Blazers win 95-85 to get back in the win column. Aldridge with 19 points, 14 rebounds. Batum with 14 points, 5 ast, 4 rebs, 3 stl

Joe Freeman

It's a wrap: #Blazers beat Pacers 95-85, finish 3-2 on 5-game trip. LA had 19 pts, 14 rbs, Dame had 18 pts, Batum had 14 pts, 5 asts.

Joe Freeman

End of 3rd Q: #Blazers lead the Pacers 82-66. LA has 17 pts, 10 rbs, Batum has 11 pts, 5 asts, 4 rbs, 3 stls, Port shooting 51%.

Joe Freeman

Halftime: #Blazers lead Pacers 58-38. Dame, Matthews have 10 pts, Batum has 9 pts, 3 rbs, 3 stls, Blake has 8 pts, 6 asts. Port shooting 52%

Erik Gundersen

Pacers up 23-22 after 1. Batum leads POR with 7 points. Eastern Washington's Rodney Stuckey with 7 points for Indiana.

Joe Freeman

End of 1st Q: Pacers lead #Blazers 23-22. Batum has 7 pts, 2 stls (3-4 from field), Port shooting 36%. HIbbert has 6 pts, 5 rbs for Indy.

Erik Gundersen

Batum off to a good start by getting to the rack with 7 points. Still yet to attempt a 3. But he is definitely looking to score more.

Joe Freeman

One way to break out of a slump: Drive to the hoop. Batum is finally doing that. Has 2 driving layups on last 2 chances (w/ and-1 coming).

Joel Brigham

Nic Batum thinks main reason POR started so hot this year is continuity. Said all best teams (SA, GS, LAC, CHI, MEM) have top players back.

Mike McGraw

So many friends in this game: Taj-Aldridge, Mirotic-Freeland, Noah-Batum all with long postgame greetings. #Bulls win 115-106. Who needs D?

Sam Smith

Rose with isolation jumper over Batum for 110-104 Bulls lead with 50.4 secs. Rose with 31. Watch out. This kid could some day be an MVP

Joe Freeman

Rose hits a step-back J over Batum and Bulls lead #Blazers 110-104 with 50.4 secs left.

Joe Freeman

Nicolas Batum finally makes his first shot, a 22-foot J, with 9:20 left in 3rd Q. He had been 0-6 from field.

Mike Tokito

Batum started season just 2 behind Matthews in career 3-point makes w/#Blazers, now trails Matthews by 46. That's how much Nic has struggled