The Portland Trail Blazers head in to Friday's game against the Chicago Bulls coming off a 102-93 win over the New Orleans Pelicans. Damian Lillardlead the Trail Blazers with 24 points and seven assists. The win improved the Trail Blazers to 8-3, first in the Northwest Division. On the injury front, backup shooting guard C.J. McCollum broke his finger in three places on Monday...
C.J. McCollum sustained a fracture to his right index finger in Portland’s 102-93 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Monday, the Trail Blazers announced on tuesday.
The injury occurred at the 7:50 mark of the fourth quarter on Monday.
McCollum will be re-evaluated in four weeks.
PORTLAND, Ore. -- Portland Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum fractured his right index finger during Monday night's victory over the New Orleans Pelicans.
The Blazers did not say when McCollum was expected to return, but he will be reevaluated in four weeks.
McCollum broke his finger when he grabbed an offensive rebound and was fouled by Eric Gordon in the fourth quarter.
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Portland Trail Blazers guard C.J. McCollum isn’t a doctor, but he’s been through what Kevin Durant will be facing. During his senior year at Lehigh, McCollum suffered a Jones fracture.
McCollum had surgery, but re-fractured the same foot during training camp last season, which caused him to miss over 40 games last season.
Reports says Kevin Durant is expected to be out 6-8 weeks...
By nearly every account, the 2013-2014 season was a good one for the Portland Trail Blazers. They were not only able to make the playoffs, but they also won a first-round series against the Houston Rockets. The Western Conference is stacked, and the San Antonio Spurs eventually eliminated them rather easily. To take the next forward, this team will be looking for someone to step...
Portland Trail Blazers: CJ McCollum Ready for More Playing Time
By Jennifer Fazioli: Lead Writer/Hoopstuff…
Blazers’ head coach Terry Stotts ranks right up there with Bulls’ head coach Tom Thibodeau when it comes to playing his starters mega-minutes. Rarely did one of the Blazers’ starting five see less than 33 minutes per games last season. With the Portland bench bringing...
The Portland Trail Blazers assigned guard CJ McCollum to the Idaho Stampede.
McCollum (6-3, 197, Lehigh University), the 10th overall pick by the Trail Blazers in the 2013 NBA Draft, has been sidelined since fracturing his left foot in training camp. He was recently cleared to return to practice.
The Trail Blazers announced Saturday that rookie guard, C.J. McCollum, suffered a broken foot during Saturday’s practice and will be out indefinitely. The surgery date has yet to be determined. X-ray’s confirm Portland G CJ McCollum sustained a fractured 5th metatarsal bone in his left foot at practice on Saturday at the PF. — Trail Blazers PR (@TrailBlazersPR) October...
C.J. McCollum says he's ready to go to work for the Portland Trail Blazers.
McCollum was the 10th overall pick in the NBA draft 11 days ago by the Blazers, who welcomed him with a news conference Monday at the Rose Garden.
He averaged 23.9 points and 5.0 rebounds per game last season as a senior at Lehigh. While his year was cut short by a broken left foot, the 6-foot-4 guard...
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July 08, 2013