Nicolas Batum coming off Clippers' bench in Game 2
Los Angeles Clippers guard/forward Nicolas Batum will play with the second unit Thursday in the team's game against the Utah Jazz.
Batum was brought up to the starting lineup in Game 4 of the previous series, but he's now reverting back to a bench role. In Game 2 of the Western Conference Semifinals, Ivica Zubac will return to face off against Rudy Gobert down low. As such, Batum will play with the second unit.
Our models project Batum for 7.4 points, 4.5 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 19.9 FanDuel points across 29.2 minutes of action.
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