Nicolas Batum broke his nose during Friday's game, contrary to initial reports, and he'll likely wear a mask vs. the Rockets on Sunday.
X-rays were negative on Nicolas Batum's nose on Friday night.
Nicolas Batum hit 5-of-9 shots and three 3-pointers for 14 points and a career-high 18 rebounds in Wednesday's easy win over the Hawks.
Nicolas Batum scored 17 points on 6-of-14 shooting (including two threes) with 15 rebounds, five assists, two steals and one block in the Blazers' 107-106 loss to the Lakers on Monday.
Nicolas Batum grabbed a career-high 16 boards vs. the Nuggets during a 102-96 win to go with nine points, six assists, one steal and one 3-pointer.
Nicolas Batum had 19 points, six rebounds, six assists, two steals and a 3-pointer on 6-of-12 shooting in 29 minutes of a blowout win over the Nets on Wednesday.
Nicolas Batum filled the stat sheet against the Wolves on Sunday with 22 points, 10 boards, four assists, one steal, three blocks and three 3-pointers in 36 minutes.
Nicolas Batum said he is feeling much better and will play against the Wolves.
Nicolas Batum has been dealing with an illness since Wednesday, but he will suit up for Sunday's game vs. Minnesota.
Nicolas Batum labored through an illness in Friday's game, scoring three points on 1-of-4 shooting with three rebounds, three assists and one block in 25 minutes.
Nicolas Batum (illness) returned to the game in the second half on Friday.
Nicolas Batum went to the locker room in the first half of Friday's game.
Nicolas Batum (illness) will play against the Jazz on Friday night.
Nicolas Batum (illness) missed practice Thursday.