Nicolas Batum said he spoke with head coach James Borrego and informed him that hed be fine working with the second unit this season.
According to Marc Stein of the New York Times, Kemba Walker will be one of the Lakers top targets when free agency begins June 30.
Kemba Walker said hed be willing to take less than the supermax to re-sign with Charlotte in order to help management build a more competent core around him.
ESPNs Adrian Wojnarowski mentioned the Lakers, Knicks and Mavericks as the three teams most likely to pursue Kemba Walker in free agency.
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist underwent surgery on Tuesday to address a chronic groin strain.
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Tony Parker announced his retirement from the NBA after 18 seasons.
In an interview with Jared Weiss of The Athletic, Kemba Walker expressed strong interest in continuing his career in Charlotte with the Hornets.
Kemba Walker was named to the All-NBA Third Team on Thursday.
Kemba Walker scored 43 points (16-of-25 FGs, 7-of-7 FTs) against the Magic on Wednesday, adding two rebounds, five assists, two blocks and four 3-pointers in 40 minutes.
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (personal) will be available to play on Wednesday against the Magic.
Marvin Williams (foot) and Cody Zeller (knee) will remain on the sidelines for Wednesdays regular-season finale against the Magic, as expected.
Cody Zeller (knee) remains out Wednesday.
Kemba Walker hit 9-of-18 shots and four 3-pointers for 23 points, three rebounds and seven assists in just 27 minutes of Tuesdays blowout win over the Cavaliers.
Hornets will start Walker, Bacon, Batum, Bridges, Biyombo on Tuesday.
Kemba Walker made 11-of-29 attempts for 31 points (6-of-7 FTs) on Sunday, adding eight rebounds, seven assists, one steal and three 3-pointers in 41 minutes against the Pistons.
Frank Kaminsky scored a season-high 24 points (9-of-17 FGs, 3-of-3 FTs) against the Pistons on Sunday, adding five rebounds, two assists, one block and three 3-pointers in 28 minutes.
Nicolas Batum will return to the starting lineup for Sundays game against the Pistons, with Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (personal) unavailable.
Hornets will start Walker, Bacon, Batum, Bridges, Biyombo on Sunday.
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (personal) is not with the team and will not play Sunday against the Pistons.
Cody Zeller (knee) remains out for Sunday.
Jeremy Lamb hit a game-winning 3-pointer in a 113-111 victory over the Raptors on Friday, finishing with 22 points, five rebounds, four assists, three steals and two triples in 27 minutes.
Frank Kaminsky starts second half ahead of Bismack Biyombo on Friday.
Hornets will start Walker, Bacon, Bridges, Kidd-Gilchrist, Biyombo on Friday.
Cody Zeller (knee) remains out for Friday.