Boston Celtics power forward Al Horford (42) dunks past Charlotte Hornets guard/forward Nicolas Batum (5) during the first half of Wednesday’s game. Batum had no real impact: Seven points, three assists and three rebounds (and, granted, four steals). Chuck Burton AP
Boston Celtics power forward Al Horford (42) dunks past Charlotte Hornets guard/forward Nicolas Batum (5) during the first half of Wednesday’s game. Batum had no real impact: Seven points, three assists and three rebounds (and, granted, four steals). Chuck Burton AP

Nic Batum as a helper bee? It’s just not working for the Charlotte Hornets.

December 27, 2017 11:19 PM