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Nicolas Batum

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Birthday
14, 1988
Birthplace
Lisieux, France
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
14, 1988 (age 31)
Birthplace
Lisieux, France

About

French NBA forward known for his 3-point shot and defensive prowess, featuring a ridiculous 7-1 wingspan. He debuted in the NBA with the Portland Trail Blazers in 2008 and was traded to the Charlotte Hornets in 2015.

Before Fame

He was named most valuable player of the Under-18 Albert Schweitzer Tournament in Mannheim, Germany as his French team won the title in 2006.

Trivia

He was drafted 25th overall by the Houston Rockets in 2008 but never played a game for the team.

Family Life

He was married to Melanie Pimentel from 2011 to 2013. His father, Richard, was a professional basketball player in France.

Associated With

In 2008, he began playing beside Portland Trail Blazers power forward/center LaMarcus Aldridge.