OKC Thunder forward Nick Collison still weeks from returning

Nick Collison was a key reserve last season when the Thunder made a 27-game turnaround. But with Oklahoma City set to open Wednesday against Chicago, Collison hasn't even practiced and is uncertain when he will return from a leg injury.

Published: October 24, 2010
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No timetable for Collison return
Power forward Nick Collison, a key component in the Thunder's nine-man rotation last season, said he could play through the pain of his lower leg stress reaction. However, bring prudent at the beginning of the season likely will improve his chances of being available later in the season.
Collison, who turns...

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