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C.J. McCollum

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2013-14: Appeared in 38 games as a rookie, averaging 5.3 points (37.5% 3-PT), 1.3 rebounds, 0.7 assists and 12.5 minutes … Missed the first 34 games of the season due to a fractured left foot suffered prior to the beginning of the season … In his second career NBA game, on Jan. 11 vs. Boston, scored 10 points on 4-of-6 shooting, including 2-of-3 from outside the arc … Scored a career-high 19 points (6-12 FG, 3-6 3-PT) and added three rebounds and three assists against Minnesota on Feb. 8 … The next game, on Feb. 11 vs. Oklahoma City, notched 15 points and three assists … In three games from Feb. 8-12, averaged 15.0 points, 2.0 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game … Became the first Trail Blazer with consecutive games of 15 points, three 3-pointers and three assists off the bench since Greg Anthony (1999) … In the final game of the regular season against the L.A. Clippers on April 16, finished with 12 points, four rebounds and three assists in 28 minutes.

PLAYOFFS: 2014: Spread 24 minutes over six games vs. Houston and San Antonio, tallying four points.

COLLEGE: Played four seasons at Lehigh University, where he averaged 21.3 points (43.9% FG, 37.7% 3-PT, 82.5% FT), 6.3 rebounds, 2.7 assists, 2.04 steals and 32.9 minutes … In 2009-10, became the first Patriot League player to ever be named both Player and Rookie of the Year … Also earned Patriot League Player of the Year honors as a junior … Three-time First Team All-Patriot League member (2009-12) …Ranks first in Patriot League history and second all-time at Lehigh with 2,361 career points … Named an Associated Press Honorable Mention All-American as a junior and freshman … 2012-13: Played in 12 games as a senior before suffering a broken left foot on Jan. 5 … Was enjoying a superb senior season prior to the injury, leading the nation in scoring at 23.9 points (49.5% FG, 51.6% 3-PT, 84.9% FT) along with 5.0 rebounds, 2.9 assists, 1.42 steals and 31.0 minutes … Scored 30-plus points in four of 12 games played, including a season-high 36 points against Baylor to open the season … Tallied 25 second-half points against Quinnipiac on Nov. 27, a career high for most points scored in a half … 2011-12: Earned Patriot League Player of the Year honors as a junior after leading the conference in scoring (21.9), ranking second in rebounding (6.5) and averaging career highs in assists (3.5) and steals (2.60) in 33.1 minutes … Ranked fifth nationally in points per game … Named Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Player of the Year, along with being named a Lute Olson All-American and National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) First Team All-District member … Earned Patriot League Player of the Week six times during the season, tying his total from the previous year … Helped lead Lehigh to the round of 32 at the NCAA Tournament, including a 75-70 win over second-seeded Duke in the round of 64 … Finished with 30 points, six rebounds and six assists in the win against the Blue Devils … Scored 14 points and tallied eight rebounds against Xavier in the round of 32 … Named Most Valuable Player of the Patriot League Tournament, leading the Mountain Hawks to an 82-77 victory over Bucknell in the championship game by finishing with 29 points, three rebounds, five assists, two blocks and three steals … 2010-11: Started all 31 games in which he played as a sophomore, averaging 21.8 points, 7.8 rebounds, 2.1 assists, 2.48 steals and 34.5 minutes … Finished ninth in the nation and first in the Patriot League in scoring, third in the conference in rebounding and 12th nationally in steals … Also led the Patriot League in free throw percentage (84.5%) … Named to the NABC First Team All-District, as well as the United States Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) All-District team … Named the Patriot League Player of the Week a then-record six times … Scored a career-best 42 points (15-25 FG) Nov. 26 against Kent State, the third-most points scored by a Lehigh player all-time and just seven points shy of tying the school record …Recorded 10 double-doubles on the season … 2009-10: Completed a record freshman season, leading the nation in scoring (19.1) while also averaging 5.0 rebounds, 2.4 assists, 1.30 steals and 31.9 minutes in 33 games … Along with winning the Patriot League Player and Rookie of the Year awards, was a conference First Team All-League, All-Rookie and All-Tournament Team selection … Named to the Sporting News All-Freshman Team … A nine-time Patriot League Rookie of the Week, tied for the most in conference history … Scored in double figures in 29 of 33 games, including 17 games of 20-plus points and three games of at least 30 points … Scored 26 points against top-seeded Kansas in the NCAA Tournament Round of 64.

PERSONAL: Son of Kathy Andrews and Errick McCollum … Majored in journalism at Lehigh and hopes to become a sports analyst and broadcaster … Penned an article for The Sporting News in 2012 about his decision to return to school his senior year ... Favorite foods are french fries and his mother’s lasagna.

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Height: 6'4''/ 1.93m
Weight: 200 lbs./ 90.7 kg
Born: September 19, 1991
From: Lehigh
Draft: 2014
NBA Debut: 2013
Years Pro: 1
Previous Teams:
  Portland Trail Blazers 2013 - 2013
Prior to NBA/Country: Lehigh/USA

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