The Portland Trail Blazers are trading swingman Nic Batum to the Charlotte Hornets for forward Noah Vonleh and shooting guard Gerald Henderson. The deal was first reported by Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski.
If there's an upside to Nic Batum's Blazers having been eliminated from the NBA playoffs, it's that he now gets to spend much more time playing one-on-one games with his doggie. Based on this clip, his doggie is a very good doggie.
Spain knocked France out of the Olympic men's basketball tournament, though the French team delivered a final blow—in the form of a Nic Batum punch to Juan Carlos Navarro's nether-regions.