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.
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