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Portland Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum (3) told Yahoo Sports on Thursday, May 7, 2020, that he is taking a cautious approach to the NBA reopening team practice facilities on Friday.

Blazers among NBA teams that start to reopen

Portland Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum (3) told Yahoo Sports on Thursday, May 7, 2020, that he is taking a cautious approach to the NBA reopening team practice facilities on Friday.

May 8, 2020, 4:13pm Blazers

The NBA took tiny steps toward a return to normalcy Friday, as a small number of practice facilities reopened for workouts and at least one team received permission from the league to test players and staff for the coronavirus. Read story

Toronto Raptors center Serge Ibaka (9) guards against Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert (27) in the first half during an NBA basketball game Monday, March 9, 2020, in Salt Lake City.

NBA suspends season until further notice, over coronavirus

Toronto Raptors center Serge Ibaka (9) guards against Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert (27) in the first half during an NBA basketball game Monday, March 9, 2020, in Salt Lake City.

March 11, 2020, 7:05pm Blazers

The NBA has suspended its season “until further notice" after a Utah Jazz player tested positive Wednesday for the coronavirus, a move that came only hours after the majority of the league's owners were leaning toward playing games without fans in arenas. Read story

Portland Trail Blazers center Hassan Whiteside, center, drives to the basket on Phoenix Suns guard Ricky Rubio, left, and center Aron Baynes, right, during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Tuesday, March 10, 2020.

Blazers snap 2-game skid with 121-105 win over the Suns

Portland Trail Blazers center Hassan Whiteside, center, drives to the basket on Phoenix Suns guard Ricky Rubio, left, and center Aron Baynes, right, during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Tuesday, March 10, 2020.

March 10, 2020, 9:52pm Blazers

Damian Lillard had 25 points and the Portland Trail Blazers got a much-needed 121-105 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday night. Read story

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard, right, drives past Sacramento Kings center Richaun Holmes during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Saturday, March 7, 2020.

Kings get rare win in Portland, beat Blazers 123-111

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard, right, drives past Sacramento Kings center Richaun Holmes during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Saturday, March 7, 2020.

March 7, 2020, 10:42pm Blazers

Bogdan Bogdanovic had 27 points and eight assists, Buddy Hield scored 22 off the bench and the Sacramento Kings beat the Portland Trail Blazers 123-111 on Saturday night. Read story

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard, left, is fouled as he tries to dribble past Phoenix Suns guard Ty Jerome (10) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, March 6, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D.

Baynes’ 37 points help Suns beat Blazers

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard, left, is fouled as he tries to dribble past Phoenix Suns guard Ty Jerome (10) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, March 6, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D.

March 6, 2020, 9:48pm Blazers

Aron Baynes scored a career-high 37 points on a career-high nine 3-pointers, Dario Saric added 24 points and the Phoenix Suns beat the Portland Trail Blazers 127-117 on Friday night to snap a four-game losing streak. Read story

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard shoots over Washington Wizards forward Moritz Wagner during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Wednesday, March 4, 2020.

Lillard returns with 22 points as Blazers beat Wizards

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard shoots over Washington Wizards forward Moritz Wagner during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Wednesday, March 4, 2020.

March 4, 2020, 10:05pm Blazers

Damian Lillard had 22 points in his return from a groin injury and Carmelo Anthony scored 25 as the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Washington Wizards 125-104 on Wednesday night. Read story

Orlando Magic guard Markelle Fultz (20) passes the ball behind his head as he gets trapped between Portland Trail Blazers center Hassan Whiteside, back right, and guard CJ McCollum (3) during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, March 2, 2020, in Orlando, Fla.

McCollum, Trent help Blazers rout Magic 130-107

Orlando Magic guard Markelle Fultz (20) passes the ball behind his head as he gets trapped between Portland Trail Blazers center Hassan Whiteside, back right, and guard CJ McCollum (3) during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, March 2, 2020, in Orlando, Fla.

March 2, 2020, 6:44pm Blazers

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — C.J. McCollum scored 41 points and Gary Trent Jr. added 24 to help the Portland Trail Blazers run away from the Orlando Magic 130-107 on Monday night. Read story

Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young (11) tries to penetrate the defense of Portland Trail Blazers forward Trevor Ariza (8) and guard Gary Trent Jr. (2) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, in Atlanta.

Resurgent Hawks get past Trail Blazers, 129-117

Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young (11) tries to penetrate the defense of Portland Trail Blazers forward Trevor Ariza (8) and guard Gary Trent Jr. (2) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, in Atlanta.

February 29, 2020, 8:04pm Blazers

Trae Young had 25 points and 15 assists, John Collins added 24 points and 10 rebounds and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Portland Trail Blazers 129-117 on Saturday night for their second straight victory. Read story

Indiana Pacers forward Domantas Sabonis, left, looks to pass around Portland Trail Blazers center Moses Brown during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Indianapolis, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020.

Pacers fend off Blazers, 106-100

Indiana Pacers forward Domantas Sabonis, left, looks to pass around Portland Trail Blazers center Moses Brown during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Indianapolis, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020.

February 27, 2020, 9:26pm Blazers

Former Gonzaga standout Domantas Sabonis had 20 points and 11 rebounds to lead Indiana to a 106-100 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Thursday night. Read story

Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum shoots against the Portland Trail Blazers during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020.

Celtics down Trail Blazers, 118-106

Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum shoots against the Portland Trail Blazers during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020.

February 25, 2020, 9:38pm Blazers

The Portland Trail Blazers, playing without All-Star Damian Lillard, just couldn't keep up as Jayson Tatum had 36 points, including a career-high eight 3-pointers, and the Boston Celtics beat Portland 118-106 on Tuesday night. Read story