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Hornets' Nicolas Batum bruises same elbow that cost him first six weeks of season

Charlotte Hornets forward Nicolas Batum missed the second half of Charlotte's 129-124 overtime win against the Washington Wizards with a left elbow contusion.

Batum missed the Hornets' first 12 games of the season with a torn ligament in his left elbow.

Charlotte coach Steve Clifford offered no update on Batum after the game.

The 28-year-old swingman entered play Wednesday averaging 13.5 points, 4.5 assists and 4.0 rebounds in four games this season.