• Blazers lose rookie McCollum to broken foot

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Oct 7, 2013
    According to the Blazers team website, McCollum was injured Saturday while trying to fight through a screen set by Wesley Matthews. Portland Trail Blazers rookie guard C.J. The injury is the latest setback for McCollum, the 10th overall pick in this year's NBA draft. McCollum fractured his fifth metatarsal bone and will need surgery. The Portland Trail Blazers will be without C.J. The Blazers said a timeframe for his return will be established after the procedure. The 6-foot-3 guard suffered a similar injury to his left foot his senior year at Lehigh and missed the final two months of the season. All rights reserved. He averaged 21.3 points, 6.3 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 2.05 steals over four seasons and finished with 2,361 points, making him the career leader in the Patriot League.

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