VIDEO: Nicolas Batum gets in the pockets of Jonas Valanciunas

If you're going to step up to block off the lane, you've got to rotate over to the strong side of the floor a lot earlier than Toronto Raptors' big man Jonas Valanciunas did here. Portland Trail Blazers forward Nicolas Batum drove the baseline and put one on Jonas with the right-handed dunk. As J.R. Smith would subtweet to Brandon Jennings on Twitter, Batum got in them pockets. 

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