Nicolas Batum decided to exercise his $27 million option and remain with the Charlotte Hornets for the 2020/21 season, per Shams Charania.
The veteran forward averaged 3.6 points, 4.5 rebounds and 3.0 assists in 2019-20. The upcoming season will cap off a five-year, $120 million deal signed with the Hornets in 2016.
Before joining the Hornets in 2015, he had also played for the Portland Trail Blazers. He has averages of 11.6 points, 5.2 rebounds and 3.0 assists during his 12-year NBA career.
He had the worst season of his career during the 2019/2020 campaign, shooting a career-low 34.6 percent from the field and 28.6 percent from three-point range.