Veteran guard CJ McCollum exited the NBA’s COVID-19 protocols and shall be out there to play for the Pelicans on Tuesday vs. Phoenix, the group introduced (by way of Twitter).

McCollum entered the NBA’s well being and security protocols final Thursday and missed New Orleans’ video games towards Charlotte on Friday and Houston on Sunday.

The Pelicans cut up these video games and stay well-positioned to qualify for the play-in match within the Western Convention. At 28-40, they’re the No. 10 seed, one recreation behind the No. 9 Lakers (29-39) and 1.5 video games up on the No. 11 Path Blazers (26-41).

Devonte’ Graham entered the Pelicans’ beginning lineup throughout McCollum’s two-game absence however figures to return to the second unit on Tuesday. Graham and Jose Alvarado will probably play lowered roles after seeing a bump in minutes with McCollum out.

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