Blazers make offer to Nicolas Batum
Batum is set to become a restricted free agent on July 1. The qualifying offer, which was expected, allows the Blazers to match any contract offer the French forward may receive from another team.
Batum has averaged 10.2 points and 3.9 rebounds over four seasons with the Blazers.
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