|Mar. 24 5:51 PM PT6:51 PM MT7:51 PM CT8:51 PM ET0:51 GMT8:51 5:51 PM MST7:51 PM EST4:51 UAE (+1)01:5120:51 ET6:51 PM CTNaN:� - Nicolas Batum scored 19 points Friday on 7-of-18 shooting as the Charlotte Hornets lost to the Cleveland Cavaliers 112-105. Batum pulled down two rebounds and had two assists, tallying a plus-minus of +11 in his 34:39 on the floor. He added three steals. Batum went 2 of 9 from 3-point range.|
|Mar. 22 5:49 PM PT6:49 PM MT7:49 PM CT8:49 PM ET0:49 GMT8:49 5:49 PM MST7:49 PM EST4:49 UAE (+1)01:4920:49 ET6:49 PM CTNaN:� - Nicolas Batum scored 10 points Wednesday on 5-of-14 shooting as the Charlotte Hornets topped the Orlando Magic 109-102. Batum grabbed two rebounds and dished out six assists, tallying a plus-minus of -3 in his 31:37 of playing time. He tacked on two steals.|
|Mar. 20 6:13 PM PT7:13 PM MT8:13 PM CT9:13 PM ET1:13 GMT9:13 6:13 PM MST8:13 PM EST5:13 UAE (+1)02:1321:13 ET7:13 PM CTNaN:� - Nicolas Batum scored 16 points Monday, going 5 of 8 from the field, as the Charlotte Hornets topped the Atlanta Hawks 105-90. Batum grabbed one rebound and dished out six assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -1 in his 31:16 of playing time. He added one steal. Batum went 1 of 2 from 3-point range.
Analysis: Though the one rebound was a bit disappointing, the good news is Batum played well in his second game back from a two-game absence caused by a migraine. With that issue apparently behind him, he should maintain his status as a quality contributor in several fantasy categories.
|Mar. 18 5:52 PM PT6:52 PM MT7:52 PM CT8:52 PM ET0:52 GMT8:52 5:52 PM MST7:52 PM EST4:52 UAE (+1)01:5220:52 ET6:52 PM CTNaN:� - Nicolas Batum scored eight points Saturday on 4-of-9 shooting as the Charlotte Hornets topped the Washington Wizards 98-93. Batum pulled down 10 rebounds and dished out five assists, tallying a plus-minus of +3 in his 27:00 on the floor.|
|Mar. 13 7:52 AM PT8:52 AM MT9:52 AM CT10:52 AM ET14:52 GMT22:52 7:52 AM MST9:52 AM EST18:52 UAE15:5210:52 ET8:52 AM CTNaN:� - Batum (migraine) had previously been ruled out of Saturday's game against the Wizards, but coach Steve Clifford says he will play.
Analysis: Batum hadn't missed a game in two months before sitting out Portland's last two games after undergoing a CT scan as he dealt with bad migraines. He had been off to a hot start in March, averaging 19.4 points and 6.4 assists in his last five games.
|Mar. 11 6:34 PM PT7:34 PM MT8:34 PM CT9:34 PM ET2:34 GMT10:34 7:34 PM MST9:34 PM EST6:34 UAE (+1)03:3421:34 ET8:34 PM CTNaN:� - Nicolas Batum scored 24 points Saturday on 9-of-21 shooting as the Charlotte Hornets fell to the New Orleans Pelicans 125-122 in overtime. Batum pulled down six rebounds and dished out eight assists, tallying a plus-minus of -3 in his 40:33 of playing time. Batum went 4 of 13 from behind the arc.
Analysis: He's averaging 17.8 points over the last 10 games despite shooting 37.1 percent. Going 36 of 38 from the foul line over that stretch has helped.
|Mar. 10 5:46 PM PT6:46 PM MT7:46 PM CT8:46 PM ET1:46 GMT9:46 6:46 PM MST8:46 PM EST5:46 UAE (+1)02:4620:46 ET7:46 PM CTNaN:� - Nicolas Batum scored 15 points Friday, going 7 of 14 from the field, as the Charlotte Hornets topped the Orlando Magic 121-81. Batum grabbed three rebounds and had 10 assists, tallying a plus-minus of +18 in his 28:10 of playing time. He added one steal.
Analysis: He's averaging 17.1 points over the last nine games despite shooting 36.2 percent. Going 34 of 35 from the foul line over that stretch has helped.
|Mar. 9 11:00 AM PT12:00 PM MT1:00 PM CT2:00 PM ET19:00 GMT3:00 12:00 PM MST2:00 PM EST23:00 UAE20:0014:00 ET1:00 PM CTNaN:� - Batum will play Friday against the Magic despite spraining his left ankle Wednesday.
Analysis: Batum came back to play after getting hurt, and apparently there hasn't been much swelling so he's good to go.
|Mar. 8 6:16 PM PT7:16 PM MT8:16 PM CT9:16 PM ET2:16 GMT10:16 7:16 PM MST9:16 PM EST6:16 UAE (+1)03:1621:16 ET8:16 PM CTNaN:� - Nicolas Batum scored 16 points Wednesday, going 5 of 14 from the field, as the Charlotte Hornets lost to the Miami Heat 108-101. Batum grabbed seven rebounds and had two assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +7 in his 30:37 of playing time. He added four steals.
Analysis: Batum, who had scored 21 points in each of the previous two games, missed a stretch of the second half with a sprained left ankle before returning.
|Mar. 6 8:02 PM PT9:02 PM MT10:02 PM CT11:02 PM ET4:02 GMT12:02 9:02 PM MST11:02 PM EST8:02 UAE05:0223:02 ET10:02 PM CTNaN:� - Batum scored 21 points Monday, going 7 of 19 from the field, as the Charlotte Hornets topped the Indiana Pacers 100-88. Batum grabbed four rebounds and dished out four assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +6 in his 34:17 on the floor. He added one block and three steals. Batum went 3 of 9 from 3-point range.
Analysis: He's scored 21 in back-to-back games.
|Mar. 4 8:55 PM PT9:55 PM MT10:55 PM CT11:55 PM ET4:55 GMT12:55 9:55 PM MST11:55 PM EST8:55 UAE05:5523:55 ET10:55 PM CTNaN:� - Batum scored 21 points Saturday, going 7 of 11 from the field, as the Charlotte Hornets defeated the Denver Nuggets 112-102. Batum grabbed two rebounds and had eight assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +9 in his 35:05 on the floor. Batum went 4 of 6 from 3-point range.
Analysis: Batum is a solid contributor but not a fantasy must.
|Mar. 2 7:50 PM PT8:50 PM MT9:50 PM CT10:50 PM ET3:50 GMT11:50 8:50 PM MST10:50 PM EST7:50 UAE (+1)04:5022:50 ET9:50 PM CTNaN:� - Nicolas Batum scored 12 points Thursday, going 3 of 15 from the field, as the Charlotte Hornets lost to the Phoenix Suns 120-103. Batum pulled down three rebounds and had five assists, tallying a plus-minus of -8 in his 35:05 on the floor. Batum went 2 of 9 from 3-point range.
Analysis: Batum has been in a horrendous shooting slump, though he's still managed to average 15.2 points over his last six games despite connecting on just 30.3 percent of his field goal tries. The skilled Frenchman was 2 of 13 from the floor while mustering a mere five points against the Lakers on Tuesday.
|Mar. 1 9:17 PM PT10:17 PM MT11:17 PM CT12:17 AM ET5:17 GMT13:17 10:17 PM MST12:17 AM EST9:17 UAE06:170:17 ET11:17 PM CTNaN:� - Batum scored five points Tuesday, going 2 of 13 from the field, as the Charlotte Hornets defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 109-104. Batum grabbed seven rebounds and had four assists, tallying a plus-minus of -1 in his 36:06 of playing time. He added one block. Batum went 1 of 9 from 3-point range.
Analysis: This is Batum's second-lowest scoring game of the season.
|Feb. 27 6:27 AM PT7:27 AM MT8:27 AM CT9:27 AM ET14:27 GMT22:27 7:27 AM MST9:27 AM EST18:27 UAE15:279:27 ET8:27 AM CTNaN:� - Batum had 31 points and was 8 of 13 on 3-pointers in the Hornets' 124-121 loss to the Clippers on Sunday.
Analysis: Batum had been in a terrible slump in his last three games, shooting 30.2 percent overall and hitting 4 of 20 3s.
|Feb. 25 4:17 PM PT5:17 PM MT6:17 PM CT7:17 PM ET0:17 GMT8:17 5:17 PM MST7:17 PM EST4:17 UAE (+1)01:1719:17 ET6:17 PM CTNaN:� - Batum had 15 points Saturday at Sacramento but shot just 4 of 17, including 1 of 6 from downtown.
Analysis: Over his last three games, Batum has averaged 14.3 points on 30.2 percent (13 of 43) from the field, including 4 of 20 from behind the arc.
|Feb. 11 4:14 PM PT5:14 PM MT6:14 PM CT7:14 PM ET0:14 GMT8:14 5:14 PM MST7:14 PM EST4:14 UAE (+1)01:1419:14 ET6:14 PM CTNaN:� - Batum had 25 points, eight assists and six rebounds Saturday against the Clippers.
Analysis: Batum has scored in double figures in nine straight games, averaging 16.6 points, 7.2 assists and 6.9 rebounds. He's also 24 for 46 (52.2 percent) from 3-point range and made 25 of 29 free throws in that span.
|Feb. 9 6:43 PM PT7:43 PM MT8:43 PM CT9:43 PM ET2:43 GMT10:43 7:43 PM MST9:43 PM EST6:43 UAE (+1)03:4321:43 ET8:43 PM CTNaN:� - Batum had a nice all-around game with 15 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds Thursday against Houston.
Analysis: Batum has scored in double figures in eight straight games, averaging 15.5 points, 7.1 assists and 7.0 rebounds. He's also 20 for 39 (51.3 percent) from 3-point range and made 18 of 21 free throws in that span.
|Jan. 31 8:48 PM PT9:48 PM MT10:48 PM CT11:48 PM ET4:48 GMT12:48 9:48 PM MST11:48 PM EST8:48 UAE05:4823:48 ET10:48 PM CTNaN:� - Batum, who spent his first seven seasons in Portland, added 18 points and eight rebounds in Tuesday's loss to the Blazers.
Analysis: Batum is averaging 17 points, 8 rebounds, 7.5 assists over his last four games.
|Jan. 27 6:37 PM PT7:37 PM MT8:37 PM CT9:37 PM ET2:37 GMT10:37 7:37 PM MST9:37 PM EST6:37 UAE (+1)03:3721:37 ET8:37 PM CTNaN:� - Batum had 15 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists Friday against the Knicks.
Analysis: He's averaging 16.5 points, 7 rebounds and 6.7 assists over his last 20 games, but he's shot 41 percent over that span.
|Jan. 6 8:23 AM PT9:23 AM MT10:23 AM CT11:23 AM ET16:23 GMT0:23 9:23 AM MST11:23 AM EST20:23 UAE17:2311:23 ET10:23 AM CTNaN:� - The Hornets had Batum back in the lineup for Friday's game against Philadelphia. The versatile forward made a fairly quick return from a hyperextended right knee he sustained at Detroit on Jan. 5, an injury initially believed to sideline him up to two weeks.
Analysis: Batum had 19 points on 7-of-14 shooting.
|Jan. 4 6:21 PM PT7:21 PM MT8:21 PM CT9:21 PM ET2:21 GMT10:21 7:21 PM MST9:21 PM EST6:21 UAE (+1)03:2121:21 ET8:21 PM CTNaN:� - Batum had a season-high 28 points Wednesday.
Analysis: He's been on a nice run with 20.4 points, 7.3 rebounds and 7.3 assists over the last eight games.
|Jan. 2 7:22 PM PT8:22 PM MT9:22 PM CT10:22 PM ET3:22 GMT11:22 8:22 PM MST10:22 PM EST7:22 UAE (+1)04:2222:22 ET9:22 PM CTNaN:� - Batum turned in another strong performance with 19 points, six rebounds and five assists in Monday's loss in Chicago.
Analysis: Batum has done a little bit of everything in his last four games, averaging 17.0 points, 8.5 rebounds, 7.3 assists with five steals and three blocks.
|Dec. 29 5:43 PM PT6:43 PM MT7:43 PM CT8:43 PM ET1:43 GMT9:43 6:43 PM MST8:43 PM EST5:43 UAE (+1)02:4320:43 ET7:43 PM CTNaN:� - Batum had 16 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists, providing a spark during a big third quarter that carried the Charlotte Hornets to a 91-82 victory over the Miami Heat on Thursday night.
Analysis: He's averaged 20.6 points in the last five games.
|Dec. 28 5:42 PM PT6:42 PM MT7:42 PM CT8:42 PM ET1:42 GMT9:42 6:42 PM MST8:42 PM EST5:42 UAE (+1)02:4220:42 ET7:42 PM CTNaN:� - Batum had 20 points on 8-of-12 shooting to go with nine rebounds and eight assists Wednesday despite sitting out the fourth quarter of an easy win in Orlando.
Analysis: Batum has been terrific lately with averages of 21.8 points, 8.3 assists and 7.5 boards in the last four games. He's shot 54.5 percent from the field in that span while going 8 for 18 from 3-point range and 19 of 20 at the foul line.
|Dec. 26 7:26 PM PT8:26 PM MT9:26 PM CT10:26 PM ET3:26 GMT11:26 8:26 PM MST10:26 PM EST7:26 UAE (+1)04:2622:26 ET9:26 PM CTNaN:� - Batum finished Charlotte's 120-118 loss at Brooklyn on Monday with 24 points, five rebounds, five assists and five steals.
Analysis: It wasn't quite the virtuoso triple-double performance he delivered Friday, though Batum's owners can certainly live with those numbers. The versatile forward has now reached the 20-point mark in five of his last six games.
|Dec. 23 5:44 PM PT6:44 PM MT7:44 PM CT8:44 PM ET1:44 GMT9:44 6:44 PM MST8:44 PM EST5:44 UAE (+1)02:4420:44 ET7:44 PM CTNaN:� - Batum had 20 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists for his first triple-double of the season in Friday's win over Chicago.
Analysis: Batum, who has seven career triple-doubles, has been stuffing the stat sheet all month. He's scored in double figures in 10 of 12 games, averaging 15.2 points along with 8.8 rebounds and 6.6 assists.
|Dec. 20 6:36 PM PT7:36 PM MT8:36 PM CT9:36 PM ET2:36 GMT10:36 7:36 PM MST9:36 PM EST6:36 UAE (+1)03:3621:36 ET8:36 PM CTNaN:� - Batum had 23 points, 10 assists and five rebounds Tuesday, and he hit the go-ahead bank shot with 13 seconds left to help the Hornets beat the Lakers.
Analysis: Batum hit 8 of 12 from the field after shooting 33.8 percent in the previous five games. Still, he's reached 20 points in three of four.
|Dec. 16 7:52 PM PT8:52 PM MT9:52 PM CT10:52 PM ET3:52 GMT11:52 8:52 PM MST10:52 PM EST7:52 UAE (+1)04:5222:52 ET9:52 PM CTNaN:� - Batum shot just 6 of 19 from the field Friday but finished with 22 points, 10 rebounds, five assists and three steals.
Analysis: Batum keeps filling the stat sheet, posting four double-doubles in the past seven games, but he's shooting 36.8 percent in his last 11.
|Dec. 14 5:37 PM PT6:37 PM MT7:37 PM CT8:37 PM ET1:37 GMT9:37 6:37 PM MST8:37 PM EST5:37 UAE (+1)02:3720:37 ET7:37 PM CTNaN:� - Batum had 20 points, eight assists and five rebounds Wednesday.
Analysis: In eight games this month, he's averaging 14.1 points, 9.5 rebounds and 6.3 assists.
|Dec. 12 5:47 PM PT6:47 PM MT7:47 PM CT8:47 PM ET1:47 GMT9:47 6:47 PM MST8:47 PM EST5:47 UAE (+1)02:4720:47 ET7:47 PM CTNaN:� - Batum had another double-double Monday with 13 points and 10 rebounds.
Analysis: It was his fourth in the last six games, a stretch during which Batum is averaging 13.5 points, 10.5 rebounds and 6 assists.
|Dec. 9 6:09 PM PT7:09 PM MT8:09 PM CT9:09 PM ET2:09 GMT10:09 7:09 PM MST9:09 PM EST6:09 UAE (+1)03:0921:09 ET8:09 PM CTNaN:� - Batum finished with 16 points, nine rebounds and seven assists in Friday's rout of Orlando.
Analysis: Batum missed out on a chance at a triple-double because Charlotte's starters didn't play in the fourth quarter with the game out of hand. He's scored in double figures in five straight games while averaging 14.2 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists.
|Dec. 7 5:28 PM PT6:28 PM MT7:28 PM CT8:28 PM ET1:28 GMT9:28 6:28 PM MST8:28 PM EST5:28 UAE (+1)02:2820:28 ET7:28 PM CTNaN:� - Batum had exactly 14 points and 15 rebounds for the second straight game Wednesday.
Analysis: He's averaging 13.8 points, 11.8 rebounds and 7 assists in the last four contests.
|Dec. 5 8:05 PM PT9:05 PM MT10:05 PM CT11:05 PM ET4:05 GMT12:05 9:05 PM MST11:05 PM EST8:05 UAE05:0523:05 ET10:05 PM CTNaN:� - Batum stuffed the stat sheet once again during Monday's win at Dallas, where he grabbed a season-high 15 rebounds along with 14 points and seven assists.
Analysis: Batum was coming off a 15-point, 12-assist, eight-rebound effort Saturday against Minnesota. The French forward isn't a prolific scorer, but his solid all-around game keeps him quite fantasy-relevant.
|Dec. 3 8:18 PM PT9:18 PM MT10:18 PM CT11:18 PM ET4:18 GMT12:18 9:18 PM MST11:18 PM EST8:18 UAE05:1823:18 ET10:18 PM CTNaN:� - Batum flirted with a triple-double during the Hornets' overtime loss to Minnesota on Saturday, finishing with 15 points, a season-high 12 assists and eight rebounds.
Analysis: Batum has been mired in a shooting slump of late, though he keeps on contributing in other categories. The versatile forward is averaging an impactful 9.3 rebounds and 7.7 assists over his past four games.
|Nov. 26 9:47 AM PT10:47 AM MT11:47 AM CT12:47 PM ET17:47 GMT1:47 10:47 AM MST12:47 PM EST21:47 UAE18:4712:47 ET11:47 AM CTNaN:� - Batum will be back in the Hornets' lineup for Monday's game at Memphis.
Analysis: The versatile forward returns after missing Saturday's win over the Knicks due to an eye injury. Batum nearly had a triple-double against New York the previous night and should be placed back into fantasy lineups.
|Nov. 25 6:36 PM PT7:36 PM MT8:36 PM CT9:36 PM ET2:36 GMT10:36 7:36 PM MST9:36 PM EST6:36 UAE (+1)03:3621:36 ET8:36 PM CTNaN:� - Batum had 18 points, nine rebounds and nine assists Friday.
Analysis: He's averaging 15.2 points, 7.4 boards and 5.4 assists over the last five games.
|Nov. 18 6:03 PM PT7:03 PM MT8:03 PM CT9:03 PM ET2:03 GMT10:03 7:03 PM MST9:03 PM EST6:03 UAE (+1)03:0321:03 ET8:03 PM CTNaN:� - Batum had a season-high 24 points and 10 rebounds and the Hornets came from behind to snap the Hawks' six-game winning streak with a 100-96 victory Friday night.
Analysis: Batum made four 3-pointers for the second game in a row after totaling four in his previous three games.
|Nov. 15 7:26 PM PT8:26 PM MT9:26 PM CT10:26 PM ET3:26 GMT11:26 8:26 PM MST10:26 PM EST7:26 UAE (+1)04:2622:26 ET9:26 PM CTNaN:� - Batum had another solid all-around performance Tuesday with 16 points, seven assists, five rebounds and three steals while finally making some shots.
Analysis: He went 5 of 9 overall and 4 of 5 from 3-point range. Batum, averaging 13.8 points, 6.4 rebounds and 5.2 assists, shot 38.5 percent in the first nine games.
|Nov. 13 2:05 PM PT3:05 PM MT4:05 PM CT5:05 PM ET22:05 GMT6:05 3:05 PM MST5:05 PM EST2:05 UAE (+1)23:0517:05 ET4:05 PM CTNaN:� - Batum had 15 points, nine rebounds and seven assists Sunday.
Analysis: He's had a tough time making shots in the first nine games (38.5 percent) but is averaging 13.6 points, 6.6 rebounds and 5 assists.
|Nov. 11 5:51 PM PT6:51 PM MT7:51 PM CT8:51 PM ET1:51 GMT9:51 6:51 PM MST8:51 PM EST5:51 UAE (+1)02:5120:51 ET7:51 PM CTNaN:� - Batum had 18 points, 10 rebounds and six assists Friday.
Analysis: He's had a tough time making shots in the first eight games (38 percent) but is averaging 13.4 points, 6.3 rebounds and 4.8 assists.
|Nov. 4 6:19 PM PT7:19 PM MT8:19 PM CT9:19 PM ET1:19 GMT9:19 6:19 PM MST8:19 PM EST5:19 UAE (+1)02:1921:19 ET7:19 PM CTNaN:� - Batum had 18 points and nine rebounds Friday.
Analysis: That came on the heels of a 20-point, seven-rebound performance on Wednesday.
|Nov. 2 5:35 PM PT6:35 PM MT7:35 PM CT8:35 PM ET0:35 GMT8:35 5:35 PM MST7:35 PM EST4:35 UAE (+1)01:3520:35 ET6:35 PM CTNaN:� - Batum had his best game of the season with 17 of his 20 points in the pivotal third quarter, seven rebounds and four assists Wednesday in a win over Philadelphia.
Analysis: Batum shot 7 for 15, including 4 of 9 from 3-point range, after going 9 for 33 in the first three games. Big scoring games aren't really what Batum is all about, but he's very good at filling the rest of the stat sheet and this performance is indicative of that.
|Oct. 28 7:20 PM PT8:20 PM MT9:20 PM CT10:20 PM ET2:20 GMT10:20 7:20 PM MST9:20 PM EST6:20 UAE (+1)04:2022:20 ET9:20 PM CTNaN:� - Batum had 12 points, six rebounds and four assists Friday in a 97-91 win at Miami.
Analysis: Batum is contributing despite dismal 6-for-23 shooting in the first two games. He has 12 rebounds, 11 assists and four steals thus far.
|July 1 6:33 AM PT7:33 AM MT8:33 AM CT9:33 AM ET13:33 GMT21:33 6:33 AM MST8:33 AM EST17:33 UAE15:339:33 ET8:33 AM CT12:33 - A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that the Charlotte Hornets have agreed to terms on a five-year, $120 million deal with Batum. The two sides came to an agreement early Friday morning.
Analysis: Batum made no secret of wanting to stay in Charlotte and play for coach Steve Clifford, who helped revive his career after Batum was acquired in a trade with Portland.