Nicolas Batum

Nicolas Batum

Height/Weight: 6' 9"/200 lbs
Born: Lisieux, France
College: None
Draft: 2008 1st round (25th pick) by the
  • Reuters

    Chinese tech execs support 'common prosperity', helping SMEs at internet summit

    Chinese technology executives, facing a crackdown ( by the authorities, pledged support on Sunday for Beijing's "common prosperity" drive and to help smaller companies. Alibaba Group CEO Daniel Zhang, a prime target ( of the broad crackdown, told a conference organised by China's top internet regulator that his company's $15 billion plan to boost common prosperity in China was "steadily advancing". Common prosperity - China's term for narrowing the gap between rich and poor - is "not just a number", Zhang said, stressing the importance of helping local talent in poor regions to "teach a man to fish".

  • BBC

    Can green energy power Africa's future?

    Energy access is a big issue for businesses in Africa, but can the continent go green as well?

  • Reuters

    Putin ends self-isolation with Siberian fishing trip

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has spent several days on holiday in Siberia where he was hiking and fishing, the Kremlin said on Sunday, following a short spell in self-isolation as a precautionary measure against COVID-19. Putin said in the middle of September he would have to spend "a few days" in self-isolation after dozens of people in his entourage fell ill with COVID-19. Putin has cultivated a macho image, appealing to many Russians, and has previously been pictured riding a horse barechested and in sun glasses, as well as carrying a hunting rifle and piloting a fighter jet.