CJ McCollum on Grizzlies having a “CJ McCollum problem,” in the playoffs… “I think it was an accurate statement.
Stotts said what he really like about McCollum and Leonard was that they both followed their good Game 4 with a good Game 5.
Favorite quote of the day from CJ McCollum: "Neil (Olshey)’s a genius in terms of looking at talent and accessing it."
McCollum: "I'm gonna work on everything like I always do." Did say he still wants to get stronger, will use Synergy to find spots to improve
McCollum said his play was also "big for the coaching staff" to see what he what he was capable of and to build trust.
Lull over, CJ McCollum to the podium.
Did Wes help CJ McCollum? "[Shoot] I hope so. I was in his ear all the time."
Matthews on what he saw in McCollum: "Confidence. There's no question he has talent."
T Allen: "Naw, (this series) wasn't personal. It was more business than personal. It was a freak play and McCollum ain't that type of dude."
Joerger said he told CJ McCollum that "he has a tremendous future, it was kind of a coming out party.
McCollum chatting with Conley, who's surely asking, "What the hell you got in your elbow?"
At minimum, Blazers head into the offseason a lot more hopeful the way Meyers Leonard and CJ McCollum finished this series.
CJ McCollum with 7 3-pointers, which sets a franchise playoff record.
Leonard drive and kick to McCollum for a 3. Just for old time's sake.
All-Stars didn't show up. Batum didn't show up. CJ McCollum? Showed up.
CJ McCollum has outscored the Grizzlies bench by 10 singlehandedly.
Looks like POR's going to try to steal a little on-court rest for McCollum. Moved him off-ball and stationed him, motionless, in corner.
Got to be worn out. McCollum's not used to being Clyde Drexler out there.
Griz defending McCollum all the way out to the halfcourt line -he can drive around their defenders but the's got to go a long way to do it.
McCollum getting too happy....twice came off screen too hot to notice his bigs were wide open
Aldridge in for Leonard. McCollum could use a short rest but all the Blazers options have been bad.
Can't put it any better than Dave Joerger did after Monday night: The Grizzlies have a C.J. McCollum problem. It's becoming a BIG problem.
If I'm the Grizzlies, I put an actual 🐻 out there to defend McCollum because he's treating them like 💩.
Joerger referred to "whichever one Tony's not guarding" between McCollum and Lillard. Which translates to, We miss Conley.
Joerger talking about having problems with Lillard and McCollum. "Whichever one Tony's not guarding."