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CJ McCollum Reportedly Received PRP Injection in Right Knee

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Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports reports that McCollum received the injection during the offseason to relieve pain and swelling in the knee.

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Chris Haynes from Yahoo Sports is reporting that CJ McCollum received a PRP injection in his right knee during the offseason to relieve pain and alleviate minor swelling in his right knee:

In an accompanying article, Haynes writes that McCollum received the injection four months ago after experiencing persistent soreness in the knee during the latter half of Portland’s 2017-18 season.

McCollum underwent an MRI, but Blazer fans can breathe a sigh of relief in that regard.

An MRI revealed no structural damage and he was administered a PRP treatment early in the offseason in Los Angeles, sources said.

The NBA’s 2015-16 Most Improved Player was sidelined from basketball-related activities for nine weeks, sources said.

McCollum appears to be playing at a high level through his early preseason action, but this will be something that Blazer fans want to monitor throughout the season.