CJ McCollum has a pneumothorax (collapsed right lung)

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  1. HomerLovesKoolAid

    HomerLovesKoolAid I have a well-known member.

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    CJ is a class act and a great guy, no doubt. I wish his contract wasn't so lame so he could stay. He's probably one of the best 6th men ever to never play the position.
     
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    THE HCP NorthEastPortland'sFinest

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    Going to show him this #BAM
     
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    tykendo Don't Tread On PDX

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    I agree with CJ as a 6th man. I think he could be a John Havlicek type player. Plus he'd make the bench potentially explosive IMO. But that ain't gonna happen. And we need an IMPACT PF more.
     
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    or an impact SF. Blazers desperately need an all-star level 2-way wing
     
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    THE HCP NorthEastPortland'sFinest

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    I actually think CJ can be fun to watch offensively.

    MeJ or not, dude can get buckets in a lot of different ways.

    Defensively is my biggest issue with him when he’s in MeJ mode … and when he’s not.
     
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    There goes Simons development.
     
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    If we trade CJ, it'll be worth it!
     
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    CJ is 6th man of the year material...he'll eat up second units...I've said for years that's who he is...Jason Terry or Jamal Crawford..
     
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    Why? We played Elleby last night at PG....... I think we have minutes for ANT and McCollum. Chauncey would have to be a complete moron not to develop Ant with
    Dame out for the next 2 months.
     
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    Hot take: CJ doesn’t stop him from developing. Or anyone else. CJ rarely gets the rebound, runs up, and fires up a shot.

    He is MeJ to me because if a play is called for his number, he is finding a way to shoot it no matter what. It’s like a QB when a deep shot is called and just bombs it even if it’s triple coverage. That’s CJ.

    It’s also why I didn’t really have an issue with Melo. They know they’re gonna throw it to him and watch him go 1 on 1. That’s essentially the playcall. So him dribbling around (or CJ) for 10 seconds is… what the offense was expected to do on that given play. Not saying I agree with it. But there is a reason people pointed out the lack of movement while people dribbled around like idiots.
     
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    Nah. Simons will be the starter at the 1. Bench be damned.
     
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    BBert Weasels Ripped My Flesh

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