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Blazers beat Bucks 107-95 for 5th straight win

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) CJ McCollum had 30 points and Portland beat the Milwaukee Bucks 107-95 on Tuesday night for the Trail Blazers' season-high fifth straight win. Damian Lillard had 14 points and 12 assists for his 11th double-double of the season. Al-Farouq Aminu added 16 points for the Blazers, who have won nine of their last 11. Khris Middleton had 21 points and eight rebounds...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

McCollum expands his media career while inspiring kids

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) While many athletes figure they'll pursue media careers after their playing days are over, Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum sees no reason why he can't have it all now. McCollum is a media mogul in the making, with a radio show along with a series of articles to his name. He's also mentoring aspiring young journalists through a behind-the-scenes glimpse into...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Towns scores 21, but Timberwolves fall 96-93 at Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. -- CJ McCollum and Damian Lillard scored 21 points apiece, and the Portland Trail Blazers handed the Minnesota Timberwolves their 11th straight road loss with a 96-93 victory Sunday night. Portland extended its winning streak to four and improved to 3-0 against the Timberwolves this season. Karl-Anthony Towns, a contender for Rookie of the Year, was the first player...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Blazers guard C.J. McCollum launching high school journalism program

In recent years, a rising chorus of professional athletes has expressed disdain for the media that cover them. C.J. McCollum is going in a different direction. The Trail Blazers guard, enjoying a career year with 20.8 points per game, has launched a journalism program for students at nearby Madison High School. According to The Oregonian, McCollum’s program will be called “C...
Via The Comeback
10 days ago  |  Discuss

You may not know about C.J. McCollum now, but you will soon

C.J. McCollum spots up from the left wing. He’s far beyond the arc. It doesn’t matter. He sinks it. Blazers lead the Wizards 7-0.Only three minutes later, he heads to the same spot but this time, he’s farther back. He retrieves the ball, clearly feels hot, leaves his feet again. For a second time, swish. Portland now up 11.That’s been routine this year. The 20-26 Trail Blazers...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

A 'clerical error' prevents McCollum from playing against Clippers

Before Wednesday night's game between the Los Angeles Clippers and Portland Trail Blazers, Portland head coach Terry Stotts made an error while signing his team's official active players list. C.J. McCollum was listed as inactive, even though Portland's second-best player was perfectly healthy and ready to go. The mistake was spotted by the Clippers, and, because rules are rules...
Via Fox Sports
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

CJ McCollum misses Blazers’ game because of clerical error

    The Portland Trail Blazers played Wednesday’s game against the Los Angeles Clippers without one of their best players due to a clerical error. CJ McCollum was ruled inactive for the game after the team accidentally left him off the active roster on the lineup card submitted before the game in favor of rookie Luis Montero. The Blazers’ website explained the error:...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

C.J. McCollum's dribbling exercise will immediately hypnotize you

It's only January, and Portland Trail Blazers guard C.J. McCollum has already locked up the NBA's Most Improved Player award. There's no debate to be had. He's been one of the league's most dynamic scorers all year, and that's incredible for a guy who averaged only 6.8 points per game last season.How is he doing it? Well, there's no one answer to that question. But the pregame ball...
Via Fox Sports
January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch the best of C.J. McCollum and Will Barton battle

Denver Nuggets guard Will Barton and Portland Trail Blazers guard C.J. McCollum look like the two early favorites for the Most Improved Player of the year award.So naturally, when the two matched up against each other, the scoring was plentiful. Due to injuries, both players have become the default top scoring options for both teams, and it showed in this one.  Check out the best...
Via Fox Sports
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

C.J. McCollum primed for a big year

Some people are just born to put the ball in the basket. In 2012, I went to Lehigh University to visit my sister. The college life was exhilarating, but the highlight of the trip was undoubtedly attending a Mountain Hawks basketball game. Why? I got the chance to watch C.J. McCollum.  Ironically, Lehigh suffered one of its few losses on the night of my visit, but defeat failed...
Via The Sports Quotient
November 04, 2015  |  Discuss

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