VIDEO: Trail Blazers' Batum hits the floor hard after Bucks' Sanders pushes him on dunk
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The play started well for Portland Trail Blazers small forward Nicolas Batum, but it ended painfully. 

Batum went up for a slam dunk against the Milwaukee Bucks, which he converted. But he was shoved in the back by Larry Sanders, and it was enough to send Batum to the floor, where he broke his fall with his face, unfortunately. 

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Batum was in obvious pain but was able to walk off the floor under his own power. Sanders was assessed a Flagrant-1 on the play, and Batum was thankfully fine. He took the free throw, making it, and stayed in the game, which the Trail Blazers won, 104-97.

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VIDEO: Trail Blazers' Batum hits the floor hard after Bucks' Sanders pushes him on dunk
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