Hornets' Batum out 2-3 weeks with broken finger

NBA.com Global on Oct 25, 2019 12:32 PM
Hornets' Batum out 2-3 weeks with broken finger
Charlotte Hornets' Nicolas Batum, of France, center, talks with radio personalities during the NBA basketball team's media day in Charlotte, N.C., Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone)

Charlotte Hornets press release

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Charlotte Hornets announced today Hornets forward Nicolas Batum underwent an MRI which confirmed he has suffered an avulsion fracture on the third finger of his left hand. The injury occurred with two minutes and 12 seconds remaining in the third quarter of the Hornets season opening win against Chicago on Oct. 23, 2019 (Oct. 24, PHL time). Batum will be listed as out for tomorrow’s game against Minnesota and reevaluated in two to three weeks.

Batum, a 12-year veteran from France, has appeared in 287 games for the Hornets, averaging 12.7 points,  5.6 rebounds and 5.1 assists in 32.8 minutes per game

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