Remember when Nic Batum got traded to the Sixers and his wife immediately took a shot at the Clippers? She shared this article from Jrue Holiday’s wife talking about how it’s hard on families to be traded, with a gif of 2Pac saying “Trust Nobody” –

I remember. And apparently Batum does too because he signed with the Clips for two years. The definition of happy wife, happy life.

To help jog your memory, Batum missed five of the first 10 games with the Sixers due to personal reasons. There was a rumor he’d retire and it was partly because Batum’s wife didn’t want to move to Philly. Batum said his wife had health concerns a couple weeks before the trade and that it was always the plan to take some time off, via Sam DiGiovanni at

After the Sixers’ big win against the Brooklyn Nets in his return to the starting lineup following his second absence, Batum said that his wife, Lily, “has been through some health issues the last couple weeks before the trade.” The Sixers forward said that he planned to pause his season before the Los Angeles Clippers traded him to the Sixers in the blockbuster that included James Harden.