C. J. McCollum

Info & Stats: Portland Trail Blazers Guard

All Topics: Winning their fourth straight last night | Jusuf Nurkic’s play | Nurkic’s arrival | Working Nurkic in | Minnesota game cancelled | Lehigh University | His brother Errick’s game | Media aspirations | Interviewing other players

Mar 10th 2017

C.J. on the team acquiring Jusuf Nurkic: “I wasn’t sure what to expect.”


Nov 29th 2016

All Topics: 2016-17 Season | Off-season improvements | Winning the NBA’s Most Improved Player Award | His dad’s advice about parties | Relationship with Damian Lillard | Teams expectations | 9-10 on the season is not where they wanted to be | Playing nastier | Draymond Green is a monster | His brother Errick playing in Beijing | Relationship with his brother

C.J. on Draymond Green: “I think he’s a monster.”


Apr 7th 2016

All Topics: Clinching a playoff spot last night | Playing a pivotal role on the team | Winning 6 of their last 7 | Luis Montero talking smack to Kobe Bryant | His brother, Errick | Current projects |

C.J. on making the playoffs: “Taking a lot of pride in being in this situation.”


Nov 6th 2015

All Topics: Beating Memphis by 19 | Team depth | Roster turnover from this season | His expectations for this season | Coaches trust | Third season in the league | Learning from veterans his first two seasons | Building his resume | His radio show |

Portland guard catches up with Van Smack.


All Topics: His big numbers in Summer League | Wanting to put on a good show for teams in Summer League | Interviewing commissioner Adam Silver twice | Silver handling the Donald Sterling situation | The NBA Draft age | His work outside of basketball | His goal in the NBA | Having to be mentally tough in the NBA | His foot | Having a great supporting cast | His advice for rookies on money | Trust | His brother Errick playing for Denver’s Summer League team

July 17th 2014

C.J. on playing in the NBA: “You have to be mentally tough.”


July 2nd 2013

All Topics: 10th Overall Pick in 2013 NBA Draft | Freshmen year in high school | Growth spurt in high school | 2012 NCAA Tournament win over Duke | Some of the Duke players talked a little trash before that game | Play speaking for itself against Duke |  Knew the Duke game was a career changer for him | Taking the big shot | Working on his body for the NBA game | Returning to school last season and getting hurt | Worked on his other skills while sitting out | Calling Damian Lillard after breaking his foot | Playing in the same back court with Lillard now | Majoring in Journalism | His mom not being happy when he changed his major to Journalism | Backup life plan |

C.J. on playing in the same backcourt as Damian Lillard: “I think it’s a great opportunity.”


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