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  1. Wing Defense Is A Luxury For BlazersRead the original story

    May 31, 2014 | Blazers Edge

    ... yet his strength gives him the opportunity to body up his man on the block. If Matthews is the thunder, then Nicolas Batum is most certainly the lighting in this wing defense duo. This was shown in particular in the conference semfinals, when Batum ...

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  2. Blazer stats: Batum led league in miles on courtRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2014 | KGW-TV Portland

    PORTLAND Nobody gets around like the Portland Trail Blazer's Nicolas Batum. In fact, he traveled father on the court this season than any NBA player, according to stats compiled by the NBA .

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  3. The Blazers covered a lot of ground this s...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2014 | KEX-AM Portland

    As many of you probably know, Nicolas Batum finished the regular season as the player who covered the most ground in the NBA.

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  4. Nicolas Batum To Play with France at FIBA World CupRead the original story

    May 30, 2014 | International Business Times

    Portland Trail Blazers small forward Nicolas Batum said he's ready to suit up for the French men's basketball team in the upcoming FIBA World Cup 2014 in Spain, the Frenchman confirmed on his Batum, who averaged 13.0 points, 7.5 rebounds and 5.1 assists per game last season, played with the Frenchmen basketball squad that won the 2013 EuroBasket ... (more)

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  5. Nicolas Batum announces decision to play in basketball World CupRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2014 | The Oregonian

    Trail Blazers small forward Nicolas Batum on Thursday announced via Facebook that he will play for Team France this summer in the FIBA Basketball World Cup.

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  6. Blazersedge Roundtable: LaMarcus Aldridge Or The No. 1 Pick?Read the original story

    May 27, 2014 | Blazers Edge

    ... group of players around him. Trading Aldridge for the top pick would require other moves -- clearing out Nicolas Batum (or Wesley Matthews?) to open up minutes for Wiggins, finding a capable replacement for Aldridge -- and it would almost certainly ...

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  7. Trail Blazers' Future Playoff Success Hinges on DefenseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2014 | Rip City Project

    ... success. The Blazers team speed is rather low, and isolation defense is rather average across the board. Nicolas Batum and Wesley Matthews have their moments as individual defenders, but as blasphemous as it is, I find their individual defense a tad ...

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  8. Is Dorell Wright The Wrong Fit For Blazers?Read the original story

    May 26, 2014 | Blazers Edge

    ... many Blazers fans was that Wright was a solid value, especially at $3 million a year. Starting small forward Nicolas Batum logged 38.5 minutes a game in 2012-13, and Wright appeared ready to be a three-point threat off Portland's bench, allowing ...

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  9. You be the GM expert panel: Trail Blazers forward Dorell WrightRead the original story

    May 26, 2014 | OregonLive.com

    ... hit. Wright was part of Portland's second-most used lineup last season (with Damian Lillard, Wesley Matthews, Nicolas Batum and Robin Lopez), and the group posted a solid +3.5 net rating together. There's no good reason to break that up, even if ...

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  10. 5 Areas Portland Trail Blazers Must Improve This OffseasonRead the original story

    May 24, 2014 | BleacherReport

    ... by incorporate such a facet. With the quickness of Wesley Matthews and the seemingly endless 7'4" wingspan of Nicolas Batum, it's surprising to see the Blazers somewhat reserved defensively on the perimeter. It's always more sensible to stay at home ...

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  11. NBA Free Agency Watch: Nicolas Batum's DogRead the original story

    May 23, 2014 | Rip City Project

    Mar 11, 2014; Memphis, TN, USA; Portland Trail Blazers forward Nicolas Batum drives during the first half against the Memphis Grizzlies at FedExForum.

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  12. Portland Trail Blazers 2013-14 Season Review: The Energy GuysRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2014 | The Columbian

    ... as a rotation player when October rolls around. Barton also showed value to the Blazers with his ballhandling. Nicolas Batum played back-up point guard when Mo Williams was hurt but alongside Batum it was usually Barton that would bring the ball up ...

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  13. Nicolas Batum's Dog Playing Basketball Is Real Life Air BudRead the original story

    May 23, 2014 | Gamedayr.com

    Portland Trail Blazers forward Nicolas Batum may be watching the remainder of the NBA Playoffs on TV, but that doesn't mean he can't still enjoy a game at home from time to time.

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  14. You be the Portland Trail Blazers GM set to returnRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2014 | The Oregonian

    ... Rookie of the Year Damian Lillard (not surprisingly) taking the top spot with 97 percent. Behind Lillard were Nicolas Batum, Will Barton and head coach Terry Stotts. Lillard's 97 percent was the highest total since Wesley Matthews earned a 98 ...

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  15. Trail Blazers offseason: What are your expectations for the 2014-15 team? PollRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2014 | OregonLive.com

    The Trail Blazers have recalibrated their expectations . Nicolas Batum says the Blazers "gotta be top 4 next year."

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  16. Trail Blazers bump expectations after successful seasonRead the original story

    May 20, 2014 | The Oregonian

    ... the Blazers aren't shying away from upping the ante for next season. "We gotta be Top 4 next year," forward Nicolas Batum said about the Blazers, who finished fifth in the Western Conference this season. "And at least for one round have the ...

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  17. Old friends Parker and Batum take centre stage in Spurs' series against PortlandRead the original story

    May 20, 2014 | Nanaimo Daily News

    Tony Parker has long been Nicolas Batum's friend and mentor, both on the French national team and in their NBA careers.

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  18. Teeing Up the Summer of 2014Read the original story

    May 19, 2014 | Blazers Edge

    ... and Thomas Robinson were brought in. Those four, along with jumps in production from Lillard, Wes Matthews, Nicolas Batum and Aldridge himself, are what propelled the Blazers to 54 wins and the fifth seed in the brutal Western Conference. In the ...

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  19. Trail Blazers exit interviews: Nicolas Batum says Blazers 'learned a lot' this seasonRead the original story

    May 19, 2014 | The Oregonian

    Trail Blazers forward Nicolas Batum reflects on the season, discusses where he wants to improve this offseason and sets expectations for the upcoming year.

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  20. Offseason Moves in Light of Stotts' ExtensionRead the original story

    May 16, 2014 | Blazers Edge

    ... assignments place a great deal of responsibility on Portland's wing defenders. Matthews and Nicolas Batum are forced to cover both shooters and drivers with little help from Lillard. Given that Stotts is now ensconced into a multi-year contract, I ...

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