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December 16, 2014 Updates

Bucks rookie forward Jabari Parker returned to Milwaukee on Tuesday and was scheduled to be examined by doctors to determine the extent of a left knee injury he suffered in the Bucks' 96-94 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Monday night. Parker was hurt early in the third quarter as he drove in transition. His left knee buckled before contact and he went to the floor holding his knee. He tried to get up and could not and was carried off the floor by two teammates. Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

For now, the injury is being cast as one that would have McRoberts out the balance of 2014-15. "Likely will be out for the season," coach Erik Spoelstra said after Tuesday's shootaround at Baruch College, in advance of Tuesday night's game against the Brooklyn Nets at Barclays Center. "We'll find out more when he has the surgery on Monday or Tuesday. But we're proceeding as if he won't there." South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Portland Trail Blazers center Robin Lopez is expected to miss four weeks with a fractured right hand, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Lopez will meet with a hand specialist on Tuesday in Portland. Lopez suffered the injury pursuing a rebound in the Blazers victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Monday night at the Moda Center. Yahoo! Sports

Portland Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum has been cleared by doctors to return to full-contact activities after a round of x-rays on Monday night, according to a source with knowledge of the situation. McCollum has been out of the Blazers line-up since he broke his right index finger in Nov. 17's win against the New Orleans Pelicans. The finger was broken in three places according to McCollum. The Columbian

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