Nicolas Batum was named the Eastern Conference Player of the Week, for games played from Nov. 9 through Nov. 15, as announced by the NBA on Monday.
Batum averaged 25.5 points, six rebounds and three assists through the four game stretch. The first-year Hornet ranked fifth in three-point field goal percentage (57.7 percent), connecting on 15-of-26 from deep on the week.
The French native tallied a season-high 33 points Sunday and added six assist and five rebounds in Charlotte’s 106-94 win at home against the Portland Trail Blazers. The Hornets posted a 3-1 record over the four-game stretch.
Charlotte is 4-1 in games where Batum scores 17 or more points.
Nov. 10 at Minnesota (W, 104-95)
- 17 points, six rebounds, three assists and two blocks
Nov. 11 vs. New York (W, 95-93)
- 24 points, five rebounds
Nov. 13 at Chicago (L, 97-102)
- 28 points and eight rebounds
Nov. 15 vs. Portland (W, 106-94)
- 33 points, six assists and five rebounds