UPDATE (Oct. 5, 4:53 p.m. EST): According to a statement released by the Hornets, “Treatment options are still being evaluated, but Batum is expected to miss a minimum of 6-8 weeks.”
Charlotte's Nicolas Batum has suffered a torn ligament in his left elbow and will miss 8-to-12 weeks, league sources tell The Vertical.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) October 5, 2017
Batum reportedly tore his UCL, according to Spencer Percy of Queen City Hoops.
QCH Source: Nic Batum tore UCL in his left elbow. In all likelihood, he's done for the season.
— Spencer Percy (@QCHspencer) October 5, 2017
Batum injured his elbow just 34 seconds into Charlotte’s pre-season game against the Pistons on Wednesday.