Haynes: Batum's Agent Says No Waiting For Blazers

Chris Haynes of reports that the agent for Portland Trail Blazers forward Nicolas Batum will not delay restricted free agency negotiations to aid the Portland Trail Blazers, who hope to spend their cap space prior to re-signing him. --------------------- "The first good offer we get, we're going with that," Bouna Ndiaye of Comsport Management told "We're not waiting for anything." Trail Blazers' acting general manager, Chad Buchanan, wouldn't disclose if he has asked Batum's agent to hold off on signing an offer sheet promptly from another team in order to give them time to improve their roster via free agency. --------------------- ed: text edited, bumped to front page