Portland Trail Blazers Cj Mccollum encountered an injury during the game last night Vs the San Antonio Spurs, currently the shooting guard has been diagnosed with a popliteus strain in his left knee.
— Trail Blazers (@trailblazers) March 17, 2019
McCollum had an MRI on Sunday that showed it far less severe than everyone originally thought.
The injury came after McCollum landed awkwardly on a drive to the basket.
Jakob Poeltl landed on McCollum’s foot putting pressure on the injury.
The 27-year-old fan favorite shooting guard is leading the Blazers’ in second scoring with averages of 21.3 points, 4.0 rebounds and 2.9 assists.