Batum posts triple-double as Blazers down Clippers

Portland forward Nicolas Batum notched the second triple-double of his NBA career Saturday to lead the Trail Blazers to a 101-100 victory over the slumping Los Angeles Clippers.

Sunday January 27 2013

PHOTO | JOE KLAMAR | FILE Picture taken on December 28, 2012 shows Pau Gasol (L) of the Los Angeles Lakers defending against Nicolas Batum (R) of the Portland Trail Blazers during their NBA game at Staples Centre in Los Angeles, California.

PHOTO | JOE KLAMAR | FILE Picture taken on December 28, 2012 shows Pau Gasol (L) of the Los Angeles Lakers defending against Nicolas Batum (R) of the Portland Trail Blazers during their NBA game at Staples Centre in Los Angeles, California. Portland forward Nicolas Batum notched the second triple-double of his NBA career on January 26, 2013 to lead the Trail Blazers to a 101-100 victory over the slumping Los Angeles Clippers. AFP

By AFP