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Portland Trail Blazers star - and former journalism major at Lehigh – CJ McCollum hosts Pull Up alongside Jordan Schultz, of "The Boardroom" on ESPN+. Pull Up is a one-of-a-kind show that will give an unmatched look into the NBA and the life of a basketball superstar. CJ has been lauded as the next breakout star in sports media. But why wait till he retires to begin his next career? In Pull Up, CJ will talk about everything from where star players will go in free agency, to what it’s like to drop 50, to his favorite glass of wine. Pull Up will provide unmatched NBA access, plenty of laughs, and world-class guests in an unprecedented sports podcast showcasing an NBA and media star at the height of his career.
61 Episodes
CJ and Jordan preview the rest of Portland’s series against a tough Golden State Warriors team. Also, it finally happened - CJ discusses what it was likemeeting the now famous Jennifer after their Twitter exchange went viral! Plus, CJ and Jordan preview the top NBA prospects after what has most shocking draft lottery in years.
CJ McCollum and the Portland Trailblazers are heading to the 2019 NBA Western Conference Finals for the first time in 19 years! On this special episode CJ and Jordan talk about his EPIC game 7 performance, preview the Western Conference Finals against a tough Golden State Warriors team, discuss Kawhi Leonard's insane buzzer beater, and theorize what's going to happen on the season finale of Game of Thrones!
What does Portland need to do to advance to the Western Conference Finals? Tune in and find out as CJ and Jordan dissect the Trailblazers game plan going in to Game 7 against the Denver Nuggets. Plus, CJ and Jordan look at Boston’s ugly exit from the 2019 NBA playoffs and Kyrie Irving’s future with the team. CJ and Jordan also break how Kawhi Leonard has been so effective throughout the 2019 NBA postseason.
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Welcome to this week’s Pull Up Pod, episode Number 55 – shout out to Lawrence Taylor! On this episode, CJ analysis what went wrong in Game 1 against the Denver Nuggets and what the Trailblazers need to do to rebound in Game 2. Also, CJ and Jordan discuss the controversial foul calls that has surrounded NBA post-season and what players and referees can do about it. Plus, CJ and Jordan try to cast NBA players as Game of Thrones characters!
CJ and Jordan are joined by Damian Lillard to about his epic Game 5 buzzer beater that eliminated the Oklahoma City Thunder from playoff contention. CJ, Jordan and Damian also discuss Paul George’s post-game comments, OKC’s ongoing smack-talk throughout the series, and what this win means for the city of Portland.
Welcome to this week’s Pull Up Pod – NUMBER 54 – shout out to Horace Grant. This week, CJ and Jordan discuss CJ’s big night in the Blazers Game 2 victory over the Thunder and how the team is preparing for the hostile atmosphere in Oklahoma City. Plus, the guys take a look at the First Round of the NBA Playoffs thus far, talk about Tiger’s big win at the Masters and review Episode 1 of the final season of Game of Thrones.
This week, CJ and Jordan discuss CJ’s long-awaited return to the court as the Blazers get ready for the postseason. What’s it like to prepare for the playoffs? Is the preparation focused on individual matchups or teams? How vital are video staffs to team’s prep? The guys tackle these questions and more. Plus, reaction to the Kyle Korver article and the discussions it sparked in the locker room; thoughts on Magic Johnson’s resignation in LA; and an homage to Dwyane Wade and Dirk Nowitzki as they play their final games in the league.
Welcome to this week’s Pull Up Pod – NUMBER 52 – shout out to CC Sabathia. This week, CJ and Jordan take a deep dive into the game-within-a-game in the NBA. Who is the toughest cover in the league? How do you adjust your game to see things before they develop? What’s it like to defend against a team like Golden State? Which players are the most creative with the ball in their hands? CJ answers these questions and much more.  Plus, some predictions for the Final Four, an update on the Blazers recent run and a return to Wine Corner. PULL UP.
Welcome to this week’s Pull Up Pod – NUMBER 51 – shout out to Metta World Peace. This week, CJ and Jordan are joined by Tennessee star Grant Williams before the Volunteers Sweet 16 showdown with Purdue. Williams – the SEC Player of the Year for the second consecutive year – talks in depth about the team and their close bond as they aim to continue their postseason run. He also discusses choosing Tennessee, his adjustment from high school to the college game and his many talents and interests off the court. Plus, CJ and Jordan talk Zion, Ja Morant and more from March Madness, send their best to Jusuf Nurkić after his injury and weigh in on some NFL news. PULL UP.
Comments (14)

Johnny L

yeah, apparently they're not going to look at themselves in the mirror for poor decision making! OKC stuck with low basketball IQ backcourt... they're not going to win much!

Apr 26th

Arthur Redman

Great show, as you continue to deliver spot on relevant content

Feb 13th

elhadji diop

Greatest podcast episode ever

Sep 20th

Giga Chirgadze

Good listen. Great to hear more about the NBA from player's perspective

Aug 13th

Elan Zankman

C.J.McCollum's voice is smooth af

Aug 8th

Wil Rozelle

really good, and I'm not even a blazers fan

Jul 30th

Maurice Sawyers

haha Durant punked your ass on your own show

Jul 28th

Heloise Mc


Jul 26th

P Money

Keep up the great work. Huge Rip City fan out here in AZ. I look forward to seeing the show grow.

Jul 25th

Stephon Peterson

love it

Apr 20th


Great episode, love listening to you while I'm at work.

Apr 17th


Great stuff, keep up the solid work CJ!

Apr 12th

Andrew Terrell

Love the podcast! CJ gives us a lot of valuable insight on a lot of topics, life in the NBA, wine, things like that. I'd highly recommend this podcast to any listener looking for a pod that has a healthy mix of hoops talk and pop culture, Blazers fan or not. Great work, CJ.

Apr 4th

Louis Richter

Andrew Terrell Completely agree

Apr 11th
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