Charlotte Hornets guard Nic Batum (right) has performed far better statistically since coach Steve Clifford returned from a six-week medical leave nine games ago. Batum says that’s no coincidence.
Charlotte Hornets guard Nic Batum (right) has performed far better statistically since coach Steve Clifford returned from a six-week medical leave nine games ago. Batum says that’s no coincidence. Robert Lahser Staff file photo
Charlotte Hornets guard Nic Batum (right) has performed far better statistically since coach Steve Clifford returned from a six-week medical leave nine games ago. Batum says that’s no coincidence. Robert Lahser Staff file photo

Charlotte Hornets guard Nic Batum’s game is on an uptick. Here’s who gets the credit.

February 04, 2018 09:00 AM