Portland Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum is set to return from a left foot fracture on Tuesday against the New Orleans Pelicans.

McCollum, who has missed two months with the injury, was not on the team’s injury report for Tuesday’s game.

McCollum had gotten off to a blistering start to the season before injuring his foot in a win over the Atlanta Hawks on Jan. 16. In 13 games, McCollum averaged 26.7 points and 5 assists.

The Blazers are still waiting to get Jusuf Nurkic back as the center continues to recover from a right wrist fracture that has also sidelined him for two months.

Portland has remained competitive in the Western Conference despite missing two starters — thanks in large part to the play of Damian Lillard. Entering Monday’s game, the Blazers held the No. 6 seed with a 22-16 record.


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