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Nic Batum interview

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Sorry i don't have the time to translate it. I think the interesting part is when Nic talks about his goals in the NBA . If someone wants to translate i can help a little... Quickly i'll try to give the main info: - Nic confirms that Nate tolds him he should stay in the starting five. - Nate wants Nic to work his shot and dribble but don't want him to bulk up a lot (to keep his agility, especially on defense) - you can feel in the interview that Nic as a great respect for Nate - the players have discussed the objective together before the holidays, and they want to finish 2nd in the regular season and play the WCF. _ Nic wants a championship in the next 5 years, and to be a all star in 3 or 4 years. "that can seem crazy but i need these objectives to work and progress" - the end: "I don't dream to play in a great team.Of course i would like to play in Chicago, Lakers, Celtics or Spurs. But this don't have to be my goal.. What i want now is to win the championship with Portland, help the Trail Blazers to be a great team again."

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