Blazers’ C.J. McCollum Out Indefinitely With Collapsed Lung

CJ McCollum Collapsed Lung

Portland Path Blazers’ guard C.J. McCollum shall be out indefinitely with a collapsed lung, per NBA.com.

The damage – which is medically generally known as a pneumothorax – was found by a CT scan on December seventh.

McCollum suffered the damage within the fourth quarter of the Path Blazers’ 117-145 loss to the Boston Celtics on December 4th.

A pneumothorax is outlined as “air round or exterior the lung,” per John Hopkins Medicine.

In extreme instances, docs should take away air from across the lung by way of a chest tube.

Hopefully, McCollum will make a speedy restoration from the damage.

McCollum is averaging 20.6 factors, 4.1 rebounds, and 4.5 assists by 24 video games this season.

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