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Nicolas Batum
Nicolas Batum
Position: F-G
Born: 12/14/88
Height: 6-9 / 2.06
Weight:210 lbs. / 95.3 kg.
Salary: $19,700,319
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“I’m not shocked,” Batum said of Westbrook on the ‘I Got Next’ Podcast. “When they asked me, ‘what do you guys think about having him?’ It’s pretty much what I’m envisioning. Is he going to take shots and turn the ball over? Yes, like every point guard in this league! It feels like when you talk about Westbrook, it feels like all the other players in the NBA are perfect, nobody else misses shots, everyone averages like 95 percent from three, and lose 0.2 turnovers per game.

Nicolas Batum on Russell Westbrook: 'We've got to stop focusing on the negative of that guy'

“We’ve got to stop focusing on the negative of that guy,” Batum added on the ‘I Got Next’ Podcast. “I think we focus way too much on the negative of that guy. I understand situations. It didn’t work in the last situation. And that’s okay. And whether that’s his fault, the team’s fault. I don’t know. And I don’t care. It happened. It’s over. He moved on. Now he’s with us. And he’s doing good. I mean, he’s doing good.
Law Murray: I think we *could* get interesting PF usage tomorrow. I asked Tyronn Lue about production from Nicolas Batum/Robert Covington after Saturday in NOLA