Nicolas Batum is a French professional basketball player who has an estimated net worth of $28 million. Nicolas Batum is recognized as among the best players from Europe. He ranked 17th on the list produced by the scouting web site, DraftExpress.com. He was a part of the French national team that won the 2004 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship. In 2011, he signed a contract with the SLUC Nancy. The Houston Rockets picked him as the very first round, 25th overall pick throughout the NBA Draft in 2008 but he played for Portland Trail Blazers. In 2013, Batum recorded his first triple double with 12 points, 10 rebounds, 11 assists, 3 steals and 2 blocks.