After resurrecting his NBA career with the Los Angeles Clippers, Nicolas Batum will re-sign with the team.

Nicolas Batum

Nicolas  Batum
Position: SF
Age: 32
Height: 203 cm
Weight: 91 kg
Birth place: Lisieux, France

Terms were not disclosed for the 32-year-old free agent, who averaged 8.1 points, 4.7 rebounds, and 2.2 assists in 67 games (38 starts) last season with the Clippers.

"Nico is a terrific player, a selfless teammate and a consummate professional, who lifts us in a lot of different ways," Clippers president of basketball operations Lawrence Frank said in a news release. "He fit in perfectly from the beginning, and we're grateful he's chosen to return."

Batum also performed well with the French National Team this summer. His game-saving block against Luka Donic led France to the Olympic final, where they lost the USA.

He averaged 8.1 points (40% 3PT), 4.7 rebounds, and 2.2 assists over 27.4 minutes in the NBA last season.

The 32-year-old accumulated 7.7 points, 6.0 rebounds, 2.8 assists, and 12.5 PIR over 29.2 minutes in the Tokyo Olympics.

He owns career averages of 11.3 points, 5.2 rebounds, and 3.6 assists in 856 games (752 starts) with the Portland Trail Blazers (2008-15), Charlotte Hornets (2016-20) and Clippers.

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