Guard CJ McCollum is listed as out for the Blazers MLK day game vs. the San Antonio Spurs. McCollum left at halftime Saturday vs the Atlanta Hawks with a left ankle sprain. He did not return and underwent x-rays and an MRI.
The Injury happened in the 1st quarter of the Blazers win over the Hawks after CJ McCollum drove down the lane and went up for a layup. He came down, and Clint Capela who contested the shot came down on McCollum’s foot turning it sideways. McCollum continued to play on the hurt foot but did not return after halftime.
CJ McCollum is having a career year averaging 26.7 points per game. He is leading the league in threes made per game and is shooting a career high 44.5% from deep. The level of sprain has not been made certain.