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Blazer's Edge Mar 7, 2021
Simons’ Recent Run Shows Steady Improvement

Simons’ Recent Run Shows Steady Improvement

Photo by Sam Forencich/NBAE via Trail Blazers guard Anfernee Simons put together a 21-game run for steady improvement prior to the 2021 All-Star break. Don’t look now, but Trail Blazers guard Anfernee Simons is starting to make good on his overwhelmingly high upside. Simons’ rise, that was aided by the void created by CJ McCollum’s injury absence, has featured steady improvements in several key offensive areas. With Simons set to take center stage in Sunday’s three-man dunk competition at the 2021 NBA All-Star Game, here is a look at how the former IMG Academy...
ClutchPoints Mar 7, 2021
Blazers’ Damian Lillard reveals secret to making things work with CJ McCollum

Blazers’ Damian Lillard reveals secret to making things work with CJ McCollum

With the Portland Trail Blazers playing as one of the best teams in the NBA, the team is close to having CJ McCollum rejoin the roster alongside Damian Lillard. When the two are healthy and on the court together, they are arguably the best longstanding backcourt duo in the league. Between Lillard’s leadership and McCollum’s […] The post Blazers’ Damian Lillard reveals secret to making things work with CJ McCollum appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Blazer's Edge Mar 5, 2021
McCollum Re-Elected As Players Association Vice President

McCollum Re-Elected As Players Association Vice President

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports The Portland guard will return for a second term, serving as one of seven NBPA Executive Committee vice presidents. Portland Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum will return to the NBPA Executive Committee as Vice President after being re-elected at a Players Representative meeting earlier today. NBPA VP: CJ McCollumVoted by the players, @CJMcCollum was re-elected as NBPA Vice President at today’s Board of NBPA Player Representatives meeting and will begin his 3-year term on the NBPA Executive Committee immediately....
Rip City Project Mar 5, 2021

Portland Trail Blazers give updates on CJ McCollum and Jusuf Nurkic

The Portland Trail Blazers have given updates on the key injured pair of Jusuf Nurkic and CJ McCollum. McCollum has been out since he broke his foot on January the 16th. McCollum had actually broken that foot before, once in his rookie year, and another time before he was in the NBA. Portland Trail Blazers […] Portland Trail Blazers give updates on CJ McCollum and Jusuf Nurkic - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
ClutchPoints Mar 4, 2021
Blazers star CJ McCollum takes massive step in return from foot injury

Blazers star CJ McCollum takes massive step in return from foot injury

CJ McCollum is nearing his much-awaited return to action for the Portland Trail Blazers after suffering a fractured left foot in mid-January. The 29-year-old appears to be taking the right steps in his road to recovery as he looks to serve a massive boost for Portland upon his return. This report comes via NBA.com: Portland […] The post Blazers star CJ McCollum takes massive step in return from foot injury appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Blazer's Edge Mar 4, 2021
McCollum Cleared For Practice, Nurkic Making Progress

McCollum Cleared For Practice, Nurkic Making Progress

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports The two starters were recently re-evaluated following their injury. The Portland Trail Blazers have been waiting, wishing, and hoping for good news where CJ McCollum and Jusuf Nurkic are concerned as the two continue to recover from their injuries. According to AJ McCord of KOIN, McCollum will now be allowed to participate in contact practices. McCollum suffered a broken foot in mid-January. Trail Blazers’ CJ McCollum has been cleared for contact practice. He will be reevaluated “later next week” according to the team— AJ McCord...
ClutchPoints Mar 4, 2021
Blazers’ CJ McCollum reacts to Damian Lillard’s epic two-way clutch plays vs. Warriors

Blazers’ CJ McCollum reacts to Damian Lillard’s epic two-way clutch plays vs. Warriors

In a late-night thriller on Wednesday, the Portland Trail Blazers walked away with a win after Damian Lillard’s clutch play on both ends of the court against the Golden State Warriors. Lillard is known for his spectacular performances on offense, shooting from so far out he’s earned the nickname “Logo Lillard.” During the final seconds […] The post Blazers’ CJ McCollum reacts to Damian Lillard’s epic two-way clutch plays vs. Warriors appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Blazer's Edge Feb 26, 2021
McCollum Discusses Injury Rehab & Top Shot Craze During ESPN Appearance

McCollum Discusses Injury Rehab & Top Shot Craze During ESPN Appearance

Photo by Sam Forencich/NBAE via Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum joined ESPN’s Rachel Nichols on The Jump to discuss his injury recovery and other topics. Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum dropped in on Thursday’s episode of ESPN’s The Jump to discuss his injury rehabilitation, his decision to focus on three-point shooting, and the emergence of NBA Top Shot. Here is the full video of McCollum’s 7-minute appearance with host Rachel Nichols. McCollum and Nichols opened with a discussion that covered the social justice and education initiatives that the Blazers...
ClutchPoints Feb 26, 2021
CJ McCollum, Jusuf Nurkic react to hilarious 2k video clowning Blazers

CJ McCollum, Jusuf Nurkic react to hilarious 2k video clowning Blazers

The Portland Trail Blazers are currently fifth in the Western Conference with an 18-13 record. Though the team has lost three straight games, including a 32-point drubbing at the hands of the team directly ahead of them in the standings (the Phoenix Suns), their offense has been fairly impressive despite CJ McCollum only playing 13 […] The post CJ McCollum, Jusuf Nurkic react to hilarious 2k video clowning Blazers appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Blazer's Edge Feb 24, 2021
McCollum, Nurkic Set To Be Evaluated In Early March

McCollum, Nurkic Set To Be Evaluated In Early March

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports The two are working on coming back from injuries. Portland Trail Blazers fans have another date to look forward to: March 2nd, the day when CJ McCollum and Jusuf Nurkic are supposed to be evaluated after their respective injuries, according to Jason Quick of the Athletic. McCollum broke his foot during a match-up against the Atlanta Hawks in mid-January, while Jusuf Nurkic broke his wrist in the game prior to that versus the Indiana Pacers. Asked about Nurkic’s rehabilitation, Coach Terry Stotts was optimistic. “He’s not doing much,”...
ClutchPoints Feb 24, 2021
Blazers star Damian Lillard gets candid on carrying team without CJ McCollum, Jusuf Nurkic

Blazers star Damian Lillard gets candid on carrying team without CJ McCollum, Jusuf Nurkic

Whenever an important player gets injured for a team, their mentality usually shifts to “next man up,” and believing that other teammates can step up in their absence. That’s exactly what Portland Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard has done this season. Big man Jusuf Nurkic has missed time due to a broken wrist, while guard […] The post Blazers star Damian Lillard gets candid on carrying team without CJ McCollum, Jusuf Nurkic appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Blazer's Edge Feb 23, 2021
Visualizing the Trail Blazers’ season

Visualizing the Trail Blazers’ season

Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports What do the Blazers look like so far? Despite losing CJ McCollum and Jusuf Nurkic for several weeks, Damian Lillard and the Trail Blazers have kept winning games. Portland currently has a record of 18-12, good enough for No. 5 in the Western Conference so far. Let’s take a look at four visuals that illuminate the team’s strengths and weaknesses. Damian Lillard is the entire offense This chart comes as no surprise — Lillard is practically the entire offense for the Blazers. Dame is directly involved in the outcome of...
Blazer's Edge Feb 23, 2021
Portland Trail Blazers vs. Denver Nuggets Preview

Portland Trail Blazers vs. Denver Nuggets Preview

Photo by Bart Young/NBAE via The Blazers look to bounce back on the road. Portland Trail Blazers (18-12) vs. Denver Nuggets (16-14) The Portland Trail Blazers head to Denver to take on the Nuggets after a tough loss in Phoenix in their first of three games on the road. With starters Zach Collins, CJ McCollum and Jusuf Nurkic still injured and unable to play, the Trail Blazers have beat the odds and everyone’s expectations as they’ve maintained a winning schedule. This road trip won't be an easy one, and the Nuggets will be a solid opponent for Portland. How to...
Blazer's Edge Feb 22, 2021
Lillard, McCollum Question Timberwolves’ Coaching Hire

Lillard, McCollum Question Timberwolves’ Coaching Hire

Photo by David Sherman/NBAE via Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum questioned the Timberwolves’ decision to hire Chris Finch over former Trail Blazers assistant coach David Vanterpool. The Minnesota Timberwolves have dismissed head coach Ryan Saunders and hired Raptors assistant Chris Finch as his replacement. Both ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and The Athletic’s Shams Charania delivered news on the subject during a flurry of updates Sunday evening. The Wolves’ decision to hire Finch captured the attention of Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum. Fueled by their close...
Rip City Project Feb 21, 2021

The New York Knicks are interested in CJ McCollum of the Trail Blazers

A report has surfaced over the last few days detailing that the New York Knicks are monitoring CJ McCollum with an eye on trading for him. The Portland Trail Blazers star shooting guard isn’t likely to be available in a trade, but the re-building Knicks are smart to keep tabs on him regardless. The New […] The New York Knicks are interested in CJ McCollum of the Trail Blazers - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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