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Nicolas Batum: Gets Off to a Strong Start

Update: Batum had a fantastic start to the season Wednesday, scoring a team-high 26 points (9-16 FG, 3-9 3Pt, 5-7 FT) to go with six boards, one assist, three steals and one block in 40 minutes.

Recommendation: Batum should continue to do his thing as the Blazers' first or second option (behind LaMarcus Aldridge), depending on the night, as he looks primed for a breakout season.

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