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Thunder's Bismack Biyombo appeared to collapse near Thunder bench

NBA: Washington Wizards at Oklahoma City Thunder
NBA: Washington Wizards at Oklahoma City Thunder

It was terrifying when it happened, but early reports are it was nothing serious.

Thunder center Bismack Biyombo had yet to enter the game and was standing by the bench high-fiving players as they walked off the court when he simply collapsed.

He was quickly revived and walked back to the Thunder's locker room in Portland (he did not return to the bench during the game). There he was checked out by the Oklahoma City medical staff on hand and Portland's doctors and cleared of any serious medical emergency.

After the game, Thunder coach Mark Daigneault said Biyombo was “fine” and joking around with teammates postgame, according to Thunder sideline reporter Nick Gallo. The Thunder are off until Friday when they host the Heat.

Biyomby joined the Thunder after the trade deadline to help provide depth along the front line, he has played in just four games for the team and 23 total minutes.