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Recap: Blazers Lose CJ McCollum, Game To Spurs, 108-103

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Portland dropped a tough game in San Antonio, but all eyes are on McCollum.

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With both the Blazers and Spurs jockeying for playoff position, they played a close game to the final minutes. But with Portland suddenly missing a starter, the Blazers came up short, 108-103 (Box Score). Why were they short one player? Well...

  • All eyes are on CJ McCollum. He went down with an unknown lower left leg injury. His ankle turned on a drive, and he was helped to the locker room. He’ll get an MRI on his knee tomorrow.
  • Picking up the Slack. Damian Lillard took over as soon as McCollum went down, and Jusuf Nurkic did his best in the fourth. It just wasn’t enough.
  • Three-point kaboom. Hard to blame tired legs on a short road trip, but the Blazers just couldn’t find the range all night. They shot 22% from downtown while the Spurs shot 47%.

What’s Next

A Monday night game at home against Nate McMillan, Wesley Matthews and the red-hot Pacers.