CJ McCollum scored 28 points on 12-of-18 shooting to lead the Portland Trail Blazers past the Indiana Pacers 114-96 on Friday night.
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Myles Turner, the Pacers' young center who scored 21 points in the first game of the season, has a concussion and will miss at least two games.
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Celtics coach Brad Stevens called Frank Vogel for advice on how to keep Gordon Hayward engaged during long recovery. Vogel was head coach in Indy as Paul George recovered from his leg injury.
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Victor Oladipo scored 22 points in his Indiana debut, Darren Collison added 21 points and 11 assists in his return to Indianapolis and the Pacers held off the Brooklyn Nets 140-131 on Wednesday night in their season opener.
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Lance Stephenson is the only remaining Pacers player from the 2013-14 Eastern Conference finals squad, and even he has changed teams six times since then. Now, Indiana is looking to the future.
The Pacers were dealt a huge blow in their post-Paul George rebuild effort after the team announced Glenn Robinson III is expected to be out three to four months following ankle surgery.
It remains to be seen how Ike Anigbogu's knee recovers, but if he is able to stay healthy, he has a chance to develop into one of the most imposing big men to come out of the 2017 draft.
Pacers forward Glenn Robinson III will be sidelined until mid-December after he has surgery on his injured left ankle, sources said.