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Nicolas Batum misses open fastbreak game-winner in paint (video)

With last night’s Hornets-Bulls game tied, Nicolas Batum stole an inbound pass with 2.4 seconds left and coasted into the paint with nobody in front of him.

And missed.

That surely rankled both teams, because nobody wants to play overtime in the preseason.

To be fair, runners can be tougher than they look, especially if the player isn’t used to them. Batum could’ve pulled up for a jumper, but the clock rushed him.

Charlotte won, 108-104, in the burdensome extra period.