Nicolas Batum RUMORS & NEWS

  • NBA Trade Rumor: Michael Jordan asking for All-Star in return for Kemba Walker; wants to package Nicolas Batum

    Clutch Points "The rumors surrounding Charlotte Hornets point guard Kemba Walker are still very much in play, and while the All-Star floor general wasn’t involved in the recent trade his franchise made, reports say owner Michael Jordan is looking for another All-Star in return, looking to package backcourt mate..." February 07

  • Hornets Have Tried To Trade Nicolas Batum, Dwight Howard, Marvin Williams, Kidd-Gilchrist

    Real GM Basketball "While the Charlotte Hornets are prepared to trade franchise cornerstone Kemba Walker, they previously made a number of other players available in trade talks. League sources say the Hornets have explored trades involving Nicolas Batum, Dwight Howard, Marvin Williams and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist,..." January 19

  • Hornets’ Nic Batum on severity of elbow pain: ‘I can’t be myself’

    Charlotte Observer "Charlotte Hornets guard Nic Batum is constantly aggravating his left elbow injury, and it is significantly affecting his performance. Batum detailed the situation in an exclusive interview with the Observer Saturday, following the Hornets’ 110-99 home loss to the Los Angeles Lakers. Batum..." December 11

  • Hornets' Nicolas Batum: Will start Saturday

    CBS Sports "Batum (elbow) will draw the start for Saturday's matchup against the Spurs. Batum was questionable heading into the contest with a left elbow bruise -- the same elbow that caused him to miss the first 12 games of the year." November 25

  • Nic Batum Escapes Long-Term Injury After Aggravating Elbow

    Real GM Basketball "Nic Batum aggravated his elbow injury this week but it won't impact him long-term this season. Batum missed the first six weeks of the season. "In a pin-down, I got caught (on the arm) again. That hurt a little bit, but it’s not torn again, so I’m pretty pumped," Batum said. " November 24

  • Nicolas Batum will start against Cavaliers

    247 Sports "The Charlotte Hornets are getting one of their starters back for their game against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Forward Nicolas Batum hasn't suited up yet this season. However, Batum will start against the Cavaliers when the two teams take the floor on Wednesday night. Batum suffered a torn..." November 15

  • Elbow surgery not required for Charlotte Hornets’ Nic Batum

    Charlotte Observer "Charlotte Hornets guard Nic Batum got encouraging news from a Dallas specialist, indicating surgery isn’t necessary to heal from the torn ligament in his left elbow, a source said Tuesday morning. Batum suffered the injury in the first minute of a preseason exhibition Oct. 4 against the Detroit..." October 10

  • Hornets' Nic Batum undergoes MRI on sprained elbow; status for opener uncertain

    CBS Sports "Injuries are one of the biggest concerns among teams during preseason games. After all, teams are playing exhibition games and want to make sure that they're at full strength for the start of the regular season. Unfortunately for the Charlotte Hornets, that's exactly what happened to their..." October 05

  • Nicolas Batum Reportedly Out 8-12 Weeks with Elbow Injury

    Bleacher Report "Charlotte Hornets shooting guard Nicolas Batum suffered a torn ligament in his left elbow and will be out eight to 12 weeks, The Vertical's Shams Charania reported Thursday. Batum is a versatile across-the-board producer for the Hornets. He averaged 15.0 points, 6.2 rebounds and 5.8 assists..." October 05