Nicolas Batum made his Hornets preseason debut on Saturday, scoring 14 points with six rebounds, three assists and one 3-pointer in 23 minutes.
Hornets coach Steve Clifford confirmed that Nicolas Batum will start at SG this season.
Nicolas Batum couldn't find his shooting stroke during France's win over Serbia on Sunday, shooting 3-of-9 form the field (0-of-3 from beyond the arc) to finish with just seven points, three rebounds, three assists and two steals over 20 minutes.
Nicolas Batum did a little bit of everything during France's loss to Spain on Thursday, scoring 14 points (3-of-14 FGs, 6-of-9 FTs) to go with seven rebounds, two 3-pointers, two assists, two steals and one turnover over 37 minutes.
Hornets' head coach Steve Clifford said that a lot of the offense this season will go through Nicolas Batum.
Nicolas Batum scored 11 points in 17 minutes of action on Sunday, as France improved to 2-0 with a win over Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Steve Clifford hinted that Nicolas Batum will play multiple positions for the Hornets this season.
Neil Olshey said the Blazers were shopping Nicolas Batum in late May.
Nicolas Batum posted a picture of the Charlotte Hornets logo on his Twitter feed as a way to shoot down the rumors of his reported interest in the Toronto Raptors.
Nicolas Batum's camp has reportedly put out indications that their client would be interested in playing for the Raptors next season.
The Hornets are expected to run a lot of their offense through Nicolas Batum.
Nicolas Batum is expected to start at shooting guard.
The Blazers are finalizing a trade to send Nicolas Batum to Charlotte for Noah Vonleh and Gerald Henderson.
Nicolas Batum said he isn't concerned about rumors that have the Trail Blazers looking to trade him.