Nicolas Batum triple-doubles with career-high 16 assists in Hornets' win
Charlotte Hornets guard/forward Nicolas Batum scored 10 points (4-of-9 field goals, 2-of-4 3-pointers) with 10 rebounds, 16 assists, and 5 turnovers in 40.4 minutes of Thursday's 129-117 win over the Atlanta Hawks.
The assists are a new career-high for Batum, who is dishing out 8.8 per game since the All-Star break, compared to 4.7 before it. Batum has been on fire for owners lately and he'll look to keep it going versus the New York Knicks on Saturday.
Batum scored 41.0 FanDuel points on Thursday, and over the last three games, he's averaging 51.0 FanDuel points per contest.
- New Orleans' Nikola Mirotic (ankle) doubtful to play on Sunday December 15th, 2018
- Timberwolves starting Dario Saric against Phoenix on Saturday December 15th, 2018
- Memphis starting Shelvin Mack for injured Kyle Anderson on Saturday December 15th, 2018
- Phoenix's Devin Booker (hamstring) available to play on Saturday December 15th, 2018
- JaVale McGee (illness) starting on Saturday for Los Angeles December 15th, 2018
- Luke Kennard starting on Saturday for Detroit December 15th, 2018
- Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (personal) a late scratch Wednesday December 12th, 2018
- Cody Zeller scores 12 with 7 boards for Charlotte December 10th, 2018
- Kemba Walker turns in a gem as Hornets crush Knicks December 10th, 2018
- Charlotte's Michael Kidd-Gilchrist coming off the bench on Friday against Denver December 7th, 2018
- Hornets' Marvin Williams (shoulder) active on Friday December 7th, 2018
- Hornets' Michael Kidd-Gilchrist starting in place of an injured Marvin Williams on Wednesday December 5th, 2018