Just watched Steve Blake take CJ McCollum to the rack and score on him during pregame. That happened.
Bayern Munich hope to lure Errick McCollum - the top averaging scorer worldwide - to Germany, I'm told.
POR PG: Dame, Blake | McCollum(1/2). WING: Wes | Batum | Afflalo | Wright | Gee | Crabbe. BIG: LA | Rolo | Kaman | Leonard | Freeland (hurt)
Yes, Portland is among the teams that has interest in Afflalo. But the recent play of CJ McCollum is influencing things
CJ McCollum averaging 10.8 points and shooting 41% from 3 over his last four games.
CJ McCollum over last 3-3/4 games: 43 pts, 15-26 from the field (58%), 7-16 from deep (44%).
Another solid game from CJ McCollum, who is 4-6 from field, 2-4 from deep, with 10 pts, 2 rbs, 1 ast, in 11 minutes.
CJ McCollum's decision making has been very good tonight in addition to his shooting.
HOU's help-and-recover on LMA post-ups was tremendous in 2nd half. Monster minutes from McCollum and Leonard for the Blazers.
CJ McCollum is now 11 for 15 from field vs. Rockets this season. He scored 17, shot 6 for 9 against them in December, 5-6, 12 pts today.
Aldridge (4 for 11), Lillard (4 for 4) and McCollum (5 for 6) combined for 36 first-half points.
Ariza hits a three to slow some of the bleeding, but Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum are a combined 9-10 FG for 22 points. 51-43 Portland.
CJ McCollum on fire early in this one. He leads Blazers with 12 points.
Rockets sending Harden to double-team Aldridge. Sets up Barton and McCollum for open 3s. McCollum made his. Aldridge still killer matchup.
The Blazers playing at full speed with Meyers Leonard and CJ McCollum like 2016 is already here.
Great screening action by CJ to set up that wide open look. Blazers lead 25-24 after 1Q. McCollum leads Portland with 6.
Oh Charlie Villanueva guarding CJ McCollum didn't work out? Weird.
CJ McCollum getting his first 2nd half run now after he scored 10pts in 11 first half minutes.
The other thing about McCollum: He has tied his career high with 4 rebounds.
Half: Blazers 46, Suns 35. Aldridge and CJ McCollum each with 10 points. Gerald Green leads Suns with 7. Turnovers: Suns 10, Blazers 7.
CJ McCollum working on his best game of the season. He has 9pts, 3rebs and an assist in the first half.
Most comfortable CJ McCollum has looked in a couple of months.
Allen Crabbe plays 6 minutes and then gets replaced by CJ McCollum. The way Stotts rolls that might be it for AC until March.
CJ McCollum at the scorer's table. Allen Crabbe's run lasts 6 minutes.