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  1. Trail Blazers Weather Firestorm to Vanquish Rockets, Earn Series TiebreakerRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 12 | Blazers Edge

    ... Matrix with Houston three-point attempts they actually got in some good offense of their own. Dorell Wright , Nicolas Batum , and Damian Lillard all hit threes, the latter keying a crucial mid-quarter run during which Lillard would score 8. Plus ...

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  2. Portland Trail Blazers vs. Houston Rockets: Wesley Matthews Gets Ovation in AbsentiaRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 12 | Blazers Edge

    ... to... Meyers Leonard ! After going scoreless for the first 4 plus minutes of the quarter, Meyers hit a 3, Nicolas Batum hit a 3, and Meyers hit another 3 on three straight possessions. Nooowww the crowd was rocking. I've said it before, but Meyers ...

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  3. Aldridge, Blazers hold off Rockets, 105-100Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | USA Today

    ... and 10 rebounds for the Blazers, who are tied atop the Western Conference with 27 wins at home this season. Nicolas Batum added 18 points and nine rebounds. Portland led by as many as 11 points in the fourth quarter but the Rockets clawed back, ...

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  4. Trail Blazers bottle up James Harden, take season series from RocketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | The Oregonian

    Portland, playing without arguably their best perimeter defender in Wesley Matthews, limited Houston guard James Harden to just 18 points, well below the 44.5 points per game he averaged in the first two meetings against the Blazers. The swarming defense of Arron Afflalo and Nicolas Batum held Harden scoreless in the fourth quarter and limited the MVP candidate to just five free throw attempts in 38 minutes.

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  5. Blazers put clamps on Harden, rock RocketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Portland Tribune

    LaMarcus Aldridge had another night scoring and rebounding, Nicolas Batum flirted with a triple-double and the Trail Blazers laid wood to Houston on the boards, dominating the rebound battle 60-40. The story line in Portland's 105-100 victory over the Rockets Wednesday night at the Moda Center, though, was defense.

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  6. NBA Players Association rejects 'smoothing' proposal, salary cap spike coming 2016-17Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | The Oregonian

    ... this summer, including core starters LaMarcus Aldridge, Robin Lopez and Wesley Matthews. Damian Lillard and Nicolas Batum are set to be free agents in 2016. The Oregonian/OregonLive reported in February that the rejection of cap smoothing could ...

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  7. Trail Mix: Batum to play for France in summer, Blazers title chancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | The Columbian

    ... Matthews for the season. Obviously, the injury has led a lot of national voices to weigh in on its impact. Nicolas Batum, who has been revived after the All-Star break, told the Oregonian's Joe Freeman that he will play for the French national team ...

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  8. Trail Blazers' Nicolas Batum will play for France this summer, but vows to get plenty of restRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Blazers Edge

    So Batum has decided to play for the French National Team this summer, when it will try to defend its EuroBasket Championship on native soil in August. The move will be surprising to some, considering the Blazers' small forward acknowledged last month that he has felt "fatigue" this NBA season

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  9. Nicolas Batum will play for French national team this summer, which...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | MSNBC

    Nicolas Batum is having a down season for the Blazers, and his dip in production has been one reason why Portland hasn't been able to make the leap to the level of legitimate contender this year. But contrary to what might make the most sense for his NBA career, Batum will once again play for the French national team this summer - which may enrage some fans of the Blazers.

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  10. Is Arron Afflalo the Long-Term Answer at Shooting Guard for the Portland Trail Blazers?Read the original story

    Monday Mar 9 | Blazers Edge

    ... be the next name called. You never would have caught me saying that before Coach Stotts started him during Nicolas Batum's injury run, but here we are. 1. He's familiar with the system. He hasn't played a ton but 2 years with a team will teach you ...

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  11. Portland Trail Blazers Week Preview - " 3/10Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... flanking him. Who's Harden's Pippen? Key Matchup: Arron Afflalo vs. James Harden. I'm sure Stotts will have Nicolas Batum shadow the Beard as well, but Afflalo will get his turn. Harden's traditional stats are great (27/6/7, with 38% three-point ...

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  12. Arron Afflalo - Is he a better fit off the Portland bench?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Rip City Project

    ... the second unit offensively. At this point in McCollum's career, he would benefit more from Damian Lillard and Nicolas Batum creating shots for him than Afflalo would. Steve Blake is a good shot creator, but he's not Lillard or Batum when it comes ...

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  13. How Arron Afflalo and Nicolas Batum Can Pick Up the Slack for the Trail BlazersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | BleacherReport

    ... championship hopes, he must continue performing as he has this month. POR's best chance to go deep is for Nicolas Batum to snap out of his season-long funk. That's true with or without Matthews. And if he could replicate his performance against the ...

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  14. Blazers week in review 03-09Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | The Columbian

    ... given the circumstances, it was not all that surprising even though it was a loss to the West's worst team. Nicolas Batum's fourth quarter and overtime in Wednesday's thrilling win at the Clippers was one of the best stretches any Blazer has had all ...

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  15. Portland Trail Blazers vs. Minnesota Timberwolves: Threes Aren't Enough to Lift BlazersRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 7 | Blazers Edge

    ... fault Coach Stotts for trying. The first period of the game went well for Portland offensively. Afflalo and Nicolas Batum proved effective from the perimeter, keeping Minnesota's defense spread across the floor. This allowed LaMarcus Aldridge space ...

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  16. Trail Blazers' miracle minutes top Clippers, 98-93Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | Rip City Project

    March 4, 2015; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Portland Trail Blazers forward Nicolas Batum shoots against the defense of Los Angeles Clippers forward Hedo Turkoglu during the first half at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports After suffocating defense from the Los Angeles Clippers allowed just nine points to the Portland Trail Blazers during the fourth quarter's first 9:22, the Trail Blazers snapped awake with 12 points in 2:12 to send the game to overtime.

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  17. Clippers blow late lead, lose to Trail Blazers in overtimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | ArcaMax Publishing

    However, it was the Portland Trail Blazers who lived up to that message Wednesday, overcoming a 10-point deficit late in the fourth quarter and rallying for a 98-93 overtime victory over a stunned Clippers team behind the play of Nicolas Batum. Portland scored on three alley-oop lobs in the extra period.

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  18. Blazers rally past Clips in OTRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Sports Network

    LaMarcus Aldridge had 29 points and nine rebounds as the Portland Trail Blazers rallied for a 98-93 overtime win over the Los Angeles Clippers. The Blazers stormed back from a 10-point deficit with less than three minutes left in regulation and Nicolas Batum took over in the final minute of the extra session.

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  19. Portland Trail Blazers Week Preview - " 3/3Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... during their modest three-game winning streak. One lineup that has incredible offensive potential is Aldridge, Nicolas Batum, Arron Afflalo, Wesley Matthews and Damian Lillard. Surrounding Aldridge with four shooters, with everybody except Matthews ...

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  20. The importance of Arron Afflalo in late-game situationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Rip City Project

    ... do next. Basically, in each possession, Portland was running at least one pick-and-roll. With Arron Afflalo, Nicolas Batum , and Wesley Matthews stretching the floor and giving the Blazers optimal spacing, the Blazers were able to torch the Thunder ...

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