CT Scan Shows CJ McCollum’s Right Lung Fully Healed

PORTLAND, Ore. (December 23, 2021) –  Following further evaluation, including a CT scan on Wednesday, Portland guard CJ McCollum’s right lung is fully healed after suffering a pneumothorax earlier this month, the team announced today.

McCollum has been cleared for non-contact drills, increased conditioning, and shooting.  He will continue his recovery protocol and will be reevaluated next week. Further updates will be provided as appropriate.

In 24 games this season (all starts), McCollum has averaged 20.6 points (42.4% FG, 39.3% 3-PT, 70.0% FT), 4.1 rebounds, 4.5 assists, 1.08 steals and 35.3 minutes.