"We're right there. We get good leads sometimes and we can't close it," Batum said. "We were pretty good last year, we were pretty good to start, the first 25 games, we never lost those games. We're right there every time, but we've got to figure out how to make plays."
"We needed that game," Charlotte forward Nicolas Batum said. "We're back home. We need to protect our home court and we needed to win that game."