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Pull Up with CJ McCollum

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Portland Trail Blazers star - and former journalism major at Lehigh – CJ McCollum hosts Pull Up, 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.

Portland Trail Blazers star - and former journalism major at Lehigh – CJ McCollum hosts Pull Up, 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.
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Portland Trail Blazers star - and former journalism major at Lehigh – CJ McCollum hosts Pull Up, 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.

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English


Episodes

A Twitter Q&A, Talking HBO's Hard Knocks, and Baker Mayfield's Potential Impact on the Browns

8/15/2018
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On this week's show... CJ and Jordan take a look at the HBO series Hard Knocks, featuring CJ's Cleveland Browns. So far, during this year's camp, there's been fights, passionate speeches, trade requests, and a secret QB clubhouse--plenty to talk about. Also, on the field, what impact will Baker Mayfield have on this team? Plius, the guys answer some of your most pressing Twitter questions. Let's go! it's time to... PULL UP.

Duration:00:42:28

Jaylen Brown on Being "Too Smart," Writing a Book, NBA 2K Ratings, and What to Expect From the Celtics in 2019

8/8/2018
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On this week's show... CJ and Jordan are joined by Boston Celtics shooting guard, Jaylen Brown. Brown talked to the guys about entering the draft without an agent, being considered "too smart," the impact mediation has had on his life, and his desire to write a book. Also, Jaylen and CJ discuss NBA 2K ratings, Booray and plane gambling, Jaylen's free throws, and CJ's time as a karate master. Let's go! it's time to... PULL UP.

Duration:00:48:16

Eagles DE Michael Bennett, LeBron's School, and Catching Up on the NBA Offseason

8/1/2018
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On this week's show... CJ discusses his trip to China, and the now legendary KD podcasts, before talking with Jordan about Melo to the Rockets, Kawhi to the Raptors, and LeBron's new school. Eagles DE Michael Bennett also joined the show to talk about his book, the current state of the NFL--from National Anthem rules to CTE--and how much longer he plans on playing. Let's go! it's time to... PULL UP. Special thanks to this week's sponsor, Wolf and Shepherd. Get 10% off your first order...

Duration:01:06:41

Kevin Durant, Part 2: NBA Mount Rushmore, Playing College Ball, and the Toughest Players to Play Against

7/25/2018
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On this week's show, CJ is joined, once again, by the one and only, Kevin Durant In Part Two of their interview, KD weighs in on his NBA Mount Rushmore, talks with CJ about what it was like playing college ball, and lists some of the league's toughest players to play against. Also, Kevin and CJ debate whether or not being a starter matters, and Jordan, who's still on vacation, has a question for KD about Golden State's continuous drive to win. Let's go! it's time to... PULL...

Duration:00:47:10

Kevin Durant, Part One: Adjusting to Life as a Warrior, Dealing With Social Media, and Thoughts on the Addition of Boogie Cousins

7/18/2018
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On this week's show, CJ is joined by two-time NBA Champion and Finals MVP, Kevin Durant In Part One of their two-part interview, KD talks about his decision to sign with the Warriors and acclimating to a new life out west, navigating social media, his offseason routine, and how he reacted to the news that Golden State signed Boogie Cousins. Also, Kevin touches on his relationship with Russell Westbrook, and Jordan, who's on vacation, chimes in with a couple of questions. Let's go! it's...

Duration:00:49:50

Summer League impressions, More Free Agency Talk and Where Does Melo Land?

7/11/2018
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On this week's show, CJ and Jordan are joined by Sports Illustrated's Ben Golliver in Las Vegas for NBA Summer League. The guys give their take on what they have seen from some highly touted rookies. Trae Young's early struggles and Kevin Knox's quick success are among the topics covered by the guys. Plus, Boogie's impact in Golden State and where is the best destination for Carmelo Anthony? Let's go, it's time to... PULL UP!

Duration:00:51:07

The King Goes West, Boogie Joins the Champs and Who Wins? Lehigh vs. Duke in a 7 Game Series

7/4/2018
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On this week's show, CJ and Jordan break down all of the NBA Free Agency moves, what they means for the rest of the league, Boogie Cousins mindset in joining the Golden State Warriors, LeBron's supporting cast in Los Angeles and who would win in a 7 game series: Lehigh or Duke. Let's go, it's time to... PULL UP!

Duration:00:39:34

The NBA Awards, Draft Reactions, Free Agency, and a Bunch of Your Twitter Questions!

6/27/2018
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On this week's show, CJ and Jordan recap the draft, from the players headed to Portland and Michael Porter's draft stock, to how Trae Young will fit in Atlanta. Also, the guys talk about the NBA Awards (was Simmons the right choice for ROY? How about Harden for MVP?) and free agency, before answering a bunch of your Twitter questions. Let's go, it's time to... PULL UP!

Duration:00:43:12

CJ Remembers His NBA Draft Experience and Talks About This Year's Standouts

6/20/2018
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On this week's show, CJ and Jordan are getting ready for the NBA Draft--talking Mikal Bridges, Mo Bamba, DeAndre Ayton, and some of the other college standouts whose lives are about to change in a big way, this Thursday. Also, CJ remembers, in detail, his own draft experience, from the workouts to signing a shoe deal, and everything in between. Let's go, it's time to... PULL UP! Special thanks to this week's sponsor, LinkedIn ($50 credit toward your first job post).

Duration:00:49:14

NBA Finals Aftermath, Draymond’s Next Deal, and Thoughts on the NBA Draft

6/13/2018
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On this week's show... CJ and Jordan put a cap on this year’s NBA Finals—LeBron losing his cool, KD’s greatness, and where both teams go from here. Where does LeBron play next year? Does Draymond get a Super Max deal? Also, some early news, notes, thoughts, and wisdom about the NBA Draft, and life as a young player. Let's go, it's time to... PULL UP!

Duration:00:50:01

Billions Creator Brian Koppelman, the NBA Finals, and Where Will LeBron Land This Offseason?

6/6/2018
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On this week's show, CJ's back from Turkey and is joined by Brian Koppelman, the creator of one of his favorite shows, Billions. Brian talked about his upbringing, breaking into the industry, finding balance through daily meditation, the impact Rounders had on poker culture, and, of course, Billions. Also, CJ and Jordan talked about Game 3 of the NBA Finals, and a Twitter conversation CJ had with Jared Dudley about where LeBron could land next season. Let's go, it's time to... PULL...

Duration:00:47:37

Cavs vs. Warriors, Pusha T vs. Drake, and the Bryan Colangelo Saga, Feat. Errick McCollum

5/31/2018
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On this week's show, CJ is in Turkey visiting big bro, Errick McCollum. CJ, Errick, and Jordan spoke a bit about Errick's career and the influence he had on CJ growing up, before covering what's been an all around WILD week. First, we've got the Cavs and Warriors, again. What does LeBron's supporting cast have to accomplish in order to give Cleveland a shot in this series? Also, we covered Pusha T vs. Drake. Did things get too personal? And finally a few thoughts and comments on Bryan...

Duration:00:50:07

Predicting the Rest of Cavs-Celtics, What the Suns Should do with the First Overall Pick, and Which Warrior Would You Build Around?

5/22/2018
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On this week's show, CJ and Jordan take a look at the Cavs-Celtics series, and give their thoughts on which team is going to the Finals. Also, CJ talks about the toughest defender he's gone up against and covers his offseason workout plan, before debating with Jordan about what the Suns should do with the first overall pick in the draft. Plus, James Harden's defensive issues, CJ recommends a new wine, and a fan question about which Golden State star to build around. Let's go, it's time...

Duration:00:49:40

Andre Drummond, Rockets-Warriors, and How Gambling Ruling Could Impact NBA

5/16/2018
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On this week's show, CJ and Jordan are joined by Pistons Center Andre Drummond, who talks about his offseason training, shooting more threes, and his rap career, before answering a bunch of rapid-fire questions. Also, the Rockets are already having a tough time with the Warriors, how legal gambling could impact the NBA, and what would it take for KD to enter the GOAT discussion? Let's go, it's time to... PULL UP! Follow CJ @CJMcCollum on FB/Twitter and @3jmccollum on Instagram. Follow...

Duration:00:39:10

LeBron is on a Wild Run, Thinking About Childish Gambino's "This is America," and What's Next for Raptors?

5/9/2018
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On this week's show, CJ and Jordan have a ton to cover. This one could have been a double episode. We talk Rockets-Warriors, the Met Gala, Childish Gambino's new video, Rodney Hood and David Fizdale rumors, next steps for the Raptors, and whether or not LeBron is currently playing the best ball of his career. Plus, CJ's weekly Wine Corner and the debut of his "J. Cole Quote of the Week." Drop what you're doing, it's time to... PULL UP! Follow CJ @CJMcCollum on FB/Twitter and...

Duration:01:01:56

James Harden is a Monster, Horford is Underappreciated, Lance vs. LeBron, and Will Baker Mayfield Thrive in Cleveland?

5/2/2018
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On this week's show, CJ and Jordan talk LeBron vs. Lance, Russ' interactions with Jazz fans, Al Horford being underappreciated, and Terry Rozier's Drew Bledsoe jersey. Also, Jordan tries to get CJ to compare himself to James Harden, we play a new game called "Bet or No Way," and the Browns drafted Baker Mayfield! Was that the right pick? We've got a lot to cover... PULL UP! Follow CJ @CJMcCollum on FB/Twitter and @3jmccollum on Instagram. Follow Jordan @Schultz_Report on Twitter and...

Duration:00:48:03

Thoughts on the Blazers' First Round Exit, the Jazz are Legit, and Talking J Cole's New Album

4/25/2018
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On this week's show, CJ reacts to the Blazers getting swept by the Pelicans, and talks about the adjustments he plans to make heading into next season. Also, the gift and the curse that is social media--is it a problem for players come playoff time? Next, CJ and Jordan took a look at the rest of the playoff picture, breaking down the Jazz offense in great detail, and showing Anthony Davis a ton of love. Plus, the return of CJ's Wine Cellar, a new game called Pick Your Poison, some fan...

Duration:00:49:14

Reactions to Round One of NBA Playoffs

4/17/2018
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In this episode of Pull Up, CJ McCollum recaps the Blazers tough Game One loss and explains how he and his teammates plan to turn it around for the remainder of the series. Then Jordan Schultz and CJ run through other compelling storylines across both conferences, including: -How Victor Oladipo re-invented himself -The 76ers threat to go deep in the postseason -How Rajon Rondo and Jrue Holiday are difficult to match up against We want to thank our sponsor this week, Away...

Duration:00:44:02

Dwyane Wade + Playoff Preview

4/11/2018
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In this week's episode of Pull Up, Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade joins CJ and Jordan. First, CJ reflects on the crazy push for the playoffs in both conferences (0:30) and the tough stretch that the Blazers have faced, and the guys talk Ben Simmons and the 76ers (4:00) in the playoffs. Then they try to decipher the latest with Kawhi (8:00) and how CJ relates to going through a difficult injury. Then, D-Wade joins to discuss a whole variety of topics, including his time with LeBron and the...

Duration:01:25:59

Kawhi, MVP Race, and is LeBron In The Matrix: Ep. 1

4/4/2018
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Welcome to the series premiere of Pull Up w/ CJ McCollum and Jordan Schultz! In this episode, CJ talks about his fifth straight playoff berth, Jordan and CJ run through the seven teams vying for five playoff spots in the Western Conference, CJ weighs in on Hassan Whiteside's remarks and Kevin Durant's newfound temper, Jordan asks CJ the tough questions about Kawhi and LeBron potentially going to Philly (?!). Then we take a trip to CJ's Wine Cellar and get some recommendations for TV,...

Duration:00:45:37