C.J. McCollum RUMORS & NEWS

  • CJ McCollum Returning To Full Contact Practice

    Blazer's Edge "Portland may be regaining a young guard even as it loses a veteran center. This news may take some of the sting out of Trail Blazer Robin Lopez fracturing his hand during last night's Spurs' game. CJ McCollum is cleared for full contact practice. " December 16

  • Portland reserve guard C.J. McCollum out at least month with fractured finger

    Pro Basketball Talk "Wesley Mathews has played well at the two guard spot for Portland this season, but the team leans on second-year player C.J. McCollum to get him some rest each game plus knock down some threes. Well, they did anyway. McCollum will be out at least a month after a fracture to his right index..." November 19

  • McCollum informed of his activation for game against Kings

    CSN Northwest "Portland Trail Blazers rookie guard CJ McCollum has been informed he’ll be activated for Tuesday’s road game against the Sacramento Kings, a source informed CSNNW.com. However, the plan is to bring him along slowly being that Portland is out to an impressive 26-8 start. After a two-game..." January 06

  • Blazers rookie C.J. McCollum will play his first professional game in the D-League

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Blazers selected C.J. McCollum with the 10th overall pick in this summer’s draft, not necessarily knowing just how good the team’s guard play would be to this point in the season. Portland, of course, has been one of the year’s biggest surprises, and has a won-loss record that places them..." January 02

  • CJ McCollum takes big step toward return by taking part in full practice

    Oregonian "CJ McCollum has imagined what his first NBA game will be like. After 2½ long months of rehab from the foot injury that delayed that start of his pro career, his debut is closer than ever. “I’ve thought about it for a long time,” the Trail Blazers rookie guard said. “We’re pretty deep into the..." December 21

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    Chris Haynes @ChrisBHaynes

    #Blazers CJ McCollum (foot) was cleared to practice today. There's still no timetable to when he'll be back. He practiced today.

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    Blazers rookie guard @CJMcCollum is getting a CT scan and X-ray on injured foot Wednesday. Curious to see what he can add to the Blazers.

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    Chris Haynes @ChrisBHaynes

    #Blazers CJ McCollum removed boot on his broken foot Fri, no longer needs it. Wouldn't say he's ahead of schedule but his smile said it all.

  • Blazers McCollum to undergo medical checkup next week, will ditch walking boot 'in a couple days'

    Oregonian "There’s been a curious sight at the last two Trail Blazers practices: CJ McCollum has been roaming the practice facility in Tualatin wearing two Nikes and no walking boot. And if all goes well, that boot soon will be gone for good. McCollum, who is recovering from a fracture to the fifth..." November 08

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    Erik Gundersen @blazerbanter

    CJ McCollum is not wearing a boot on his left foot and is doing stationary bike workouts as the Blazers do shooting drills.

  • Blazers rookie CJ McCollum will have ultrasound procedure on broken foot

    Oregonian "Trail Blazers rookie guard CJ McCollum will have an ultrasound procedure to repair the break in his left foot the team announced Tuesday. The procedure which according to the Blazers is "non-operative" will be done Wednesday in Charlotte N.C. by Dr. Robert Anderson of the OrthoCarolina Foot and..." October 16

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    Joe Freeman @BlazerFreeman

    #Blazers CJ McCollum said he has not scheduled a date for surgery on his left foot and does not know how long he will be sidelined.

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    Trail Blazers PR @TrailBlazersPR

    X-ray's confirm Portland G CJ McCollum sustained a fractured 5th metatarsal bone in his left foot at practice on Saturday at the PF.

  • McCollum, Matthews prepared to compete for starting two-guard position

    CSN Northwest "It sounds as if Portland Trail Blazers head coach Terry Stotts hasn't quite shut the door all the way on who will be included in his starting five when they opens up the regular season on the road against Phoenix on Oct. 30. When CSNNW.com asked him if any positions were up for grabs at Media..." October 01

  • McCollum beats odds to be first-round pick

    Sacramento Bee "C.J. McCollum's story started gaining momentum – if only in his mind – when he was a 5-foot-2, 108-pound high school freshman. By the time he torched Duke in the 2012 NCAA Tournament as a college junior, his talents were on the mind of every NBA franchise executive. The latest chapter in..." July 07

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    2013 NBA Draft Day Rumors: Live Blog

    PSD Staff The 2013 NBA Draft will take place tonight in Brooklyn, NY, we will have wall-to-wall coverage of all the latest rumors, news, and picks. Major questions still remain. The Cleveland Cavaliers still seem undecided on the #1 pick (at least publicly) between Noel, Len, and Oladipo. Nobody seems to... June 28

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    2013 NBA Draft Rumors Coverage

    PSD Staff With the 2013 NBA Draft taking place on June 27th in Brooklyn, NY, we'll be covering all the latest rumors and news surrounding possible picks and trades. The most important question being: will the Cleveland Cavaliers take Nerlens Noel no. 1 overall or will they make a last minute trade?... June 26

  • C.J. McCollum, Michael Carter-Williams visiting Pistons today

    Detroit News "The Pistons have a couple draft prospects in Auburn Hills Wednesday, as next Thursday’s draft quickly approaches. Guards C.J. McCollum and Michael Carter-Williams were at the Pistons’ practice facility; they are candidates for Detroit’s eighth selection. McCollum, a 6-foot-3 guard from..." June 21

  • One scout's take on C.J. McCollum

    Orlando Sentinel "Ryan Blake, the senior director of NBA scouting operations, shares with the Orlando Sentinel his take on Lehigh University combo guard C.J. McCollum: “I really like him. Before his foot injury, he was shooting over 50 percent from behind the arc. He was on a team that relied on him not only to..." June 18

  • Is C.J. McCollum the Next Brandon Knight?

    Bleacher Report "While interviewing the top draft prospects of the 2013 NBA Draft Combine, Bleacher Report asked each prospect which NBA player he would compare himself to. Afterward, we caught up with former Memphis Grizzlies scout Tony Barone Jr. to find out his pro player comparison for each prospect and..." June 13

  • McCollum says Jazz would be good fit

    Salt Lake Tribune "In the build-up to draft day, Lehigh guard C.J. McCollum has frequently drawn comparisons to Rookie of the Year and former Weber State star Damian Lillard. On Wednesday, the Utah Jazz enlisted the help of someone who should know. "They have similar games," said Lillard’s former teammate Scott..." June 13

  • Cavs Would Move No. 1 Pick For Kevin Love

    Sheridan Hoops "The Cleveland Cavaliers are fielding calls from everywhere, but the team they’d really like to to make a deal with is Minnesota. And if the Timberwolves are willing to surrender Kevin Love, the No. 1 pick is available to them, sources tell SheridanHoops.com. The situation with Love in..." May 30

  • Sixers should consider Lehigh guard C.J McCollum if available

    Philly.com "The Sixers desperately need some size, an issue that will only expand if Andrew Bynum is not re-signed this summer. The team is without a legitimate low-post option, and considering the Sixers’ struggles on the offensive end this past season, it is an issue that desperately needs to be..." May 29

  • McCollum's versatility stands out among guards

    CSN Washington "At one point, the best available for the Wizards could've been combo guard C.J. McCollum from Lehigh. They interviewed the four-year college player at the combine last week, but that’s when the Wizards were projected to pick at eighth place in the June 27 draft. Because of the draft..." May 23

  • Not much movement after pre-Draft combine

    NBA.com "This will have a very short shelf life, before the May 21 lottery sets the order for the top 14 and team needs are weighed as part of the first true mock draft released that night, but it is an important update after the Chicago pre-draft combine as the largest annual gathering of NBA teams and..." May 21

  • C.J. McCollum hopes to be a lottery pick

    Akron Beacon Journal "C.J. McCollum spent four years as a journalism major at Lehigh learning how to ask questions and find answers. He put that to good use at the NBA combine, when GlenOak High School’s all-time leading scorer did his best to reverse roles with the general managers interviewing him. “One GM asked..." May 19

  • NBA draft prospect C.J. McCollum quite familiar with Pistons

    Detroit Free Press "When he heard the reporter was from Detroit, C.J. McCollum knew exactly what to say. “Detroit Basketball,” he said in mimicking the battle cry made famous by Palace PA announcer John Mason during the Detroit Pistons’ run of dominance in the last decade. “I’m very familiar with the chant,”..." May 18

  • Orlando Magic interview point guards C.J. McCollum and Myck Kabongo at combine

    Orlando Sentinel "With their second-string point guard slated to become a free agent and their third-string point guard possessing an unguaranteed contract, Orlando Magic officials already have met with some potential backcourt replacements during the 2013 NBA Draft Combine. C.J. McCollum, a 6-foot-3 point guard..." May 17

  • Draft Diaries: C.J. McCollum

    NBA.com "On May 20th, I will be walking across the stage to earn my bachelor’s of science degree in journalism from Lehigh University. I’ll be coming straight from the Chicago Pre-Draft Camp to get my diploma at our commencement ceremony that Monday at 10 a.m. My family will be there watching, and my mom,..." May 06

  • 2013 NBA Draft Prospect Profile: C.J. McCollum, Point Guard, Lehigh

    Rant Sports "In early January, Lehigh senior guard C.J. McCollum broke his foot, a devastating blow to the team’s expectations in 2012-13. McCollum burst onto the scene as a junior the year before, starring in the Mountain Hawks’ upset of No. 2 Duke in the NCAA Tournament. As McCollum continues to pace his..." May 06

  • Nerlens Noel remains this year's best player

    Sporting News "With the playoffs underway at long last, the 14 teams who won’t be participating in this year’s postseason will turn their focus to the offseason, starting with the draft. While this is not supposed to be a draft with overwhelming talent, there will be some good finds among the incoming rookies...." May 05

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