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Trail Blazers G CJ McCollum (broken left foot) has been cleared for contact practice and will be re-evaluated later next week to determine his timeline to return to game action.
McCollum hasn’t played since January 16th, but Damian Lillard and company have been fantastic of late. They may get even better with McCollum back in the lineup after the All-Star break. With McCollum returning, expect Gary Trent Jr. to return to the bench in a reserve role, although he’ll likely still play a significant part in the Blazers’ rotation.
C.J. McCollum (foot) said he's still without a timetable to return after his re-evaluation on Tuesday according to Jason Quick of The Athletic.
McCollum says says he is "slowly progressing" each day but he doesn't want to put a timeline on his return. He has been out since suffering injury in the Jan. 16 game against Atlanta. Fantasy owners should keep an eye on updates.
CJ McCollum (foot) will be re-evaluated in two weeks, Casey Holdahl of the Trail Blazers' official site reports.
McCollum had a checkup Tuesday, and the hope of him returning within a month of suffering the injury has been shut down. At best, McCollum might be able to return shortly before the All-Star break. Fantasy owners should keep an eye on updates.
Blazers SG CJ McCollum (foot) will miss at least four weeks after imaging revealed a fracture to the lateral cuneiform. The veteran guard will be re-evaluated in four weeks.
In the Blazers first game without McCollum on Monday, they turned to backup guard Rodney Hood to get the start. Hood chipped in 21 points across 25 minutes of work in the superstar guard's absence. Expect Hood to remain a starter as long as McCollum remains out of the lineup.
Sources tell the Athletic and Stadium that Portland Trail Blazers G CJ McCollum fractured his left foot and is expected to be out an extended period of time.
Oh boy. We knew McCollum was going to miss 2-3 weeks, but now that he’s dealing with a fracture in his left foot, fantasy managers are looking at a lengthy absence that could be months. The Trail Blazers lost Jusuf Nurkic for at least eight weeks, so this is a brutal blow for Portland. McCollum was one of the best guards early on this season, putting up a career-high 26.7 points per contest in his first 13 games. Rodney Hood and Gary Trent Jr should see most of McCollum’s minutes while he is out.