CJ McCollum Carried Off Court After Leg Injury vs Spurs – Blazer’s Edge

Portland Path Blazers guard CJ McCollum used to be carried off the courtroom within the 0.33 quarter of Portland’s recreation versus the San Antonio Spurs tonight. Video replay reveals a tainted plunge with his foot turning inward as he’s stepped on by Spurs center Jakob Poeltl.

McCollum left the game straight. The Blazers have introduced an unspecified “left leg injure” and indicated he is now now not going to return tonight.

The injure occurred with 7:10 closing within the 0.33 quarter. Earlier than exiting, McCollum recorded 10 beneficial properties in 23 minutes of circulation. Poeltl, the 23-One year-veteran center who landed on McCollum, is listed at 230 kilos in accordance to his ESPN profile.

Here’s a video of the play at beefy recede (through NBC Sports activities Northwest).

McCollum goes up for a layup and takes a laborious plunge. Must be helped to the locker room. We are in a position to have updates as rapidly as we secure them…. pic.twitter.com/YZNN8uneW7

— NBC Sports activities Northwest (@NBCSNorthwest) March 17, 2019

Update:

In maintaining with ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, McCollum will endure an MRI on Sunday to confirm up on his left knee.

Portland guard @CJMcCollum will endure an MRI on his left knee on Sunday, league sources explain ESPN.

— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) March 17, 2019

Update:

Jason Rapid of The Athletic quotes Head Coach Terry Stotts asserting x-rays on McCollum’s leg came attend antagonistic. It’s worth noting that x-rays don’t repeat all doubtless kinds of smash, thus an MRI will still be valuable.

Terry Stotts says xRays had been antagonistic on CJ McCollum and he’s going to cruise attend with crew and receive more assessments

— Jason Rapid (@jwquick) March 17, 2019

Rapid also has McCollum pinpointing the injure to his knee.

McCollum says it’s his knee that is agonize

— Jason Rapid (@jwquick) March 17, 2019

Update:

Along with clarifying that he is experiencing agonize in his left knee, McCollum told Blazers Digital Reporter Casey Holdahl that he did now now not in fact feel or hear a “pop” when the contact occurred. Holdahl also reported that McCollum used to be walking round within the submit-recreation locker room.

McCollum says his foot bought stepped on my Poeltl, felt the agonize in his left knee. Did NOT in fact feel or hear a pop, he’s walking round the locker room, albeit gingerly.

— Casey Holdahl (@CHold) March 17, 2019

We are in a position to update extra as news becomes on hand.

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