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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.

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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.

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One of my favorites

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My dude cj has an amazing podcast. Great takes and guests.

iTunes Ratings

1635 Ratings
Average Ratings
1508
57
24
11
35

Wine List

By JuJew7 - Aug 07 2019
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Where can I get the wine list

One of my favorites

By roosterfreak - Jul 18 2019
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My dude cj has an amazing podcast. Great takes and guests.
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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 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.

Rank #1: Kevin Durant, Part One: Adjusting to Life as a Warrior, Dealing With Social Media, and Thoughts on the Addition of Boogie Cousins

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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.

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Special thanks to this week's sponsor, Wolf and Shepherd. Get 10% off your first order by using the promo code PULLUP.

Jul 18 2018

50mins

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Rank #2: Damian Lillard Joins The Show To Break Down His Epic Buzzer Beater

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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.

Apr 25 2019

56mins

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Rank #3: Kevin Durant, Part Two: NBA Mount Rushmore, Playing College Ball, and the Toughest Players to Play Against

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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.

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Special thanks to this week's sponsor, Wolf and Shepherd. Get 10% off your first order by using the promo code PULLUP.

Jul 25 2018

47mins

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Rank #4: Draymond Green Talks NBA Trade Deadline, Rudy Gobert's All-Star Game Reaction, and How the Warriors May Look Different After This Summer

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On this week's show...

We had on three-time NBA champ and 2017 Defensive Player of the Year, Draymond Green. Draymond talked about being fueled by doubt, the role luck has played in Golden State's success, the upcoming trade deadline, and why Boogie Cousins is so misunderstood.

He also elaborated on his Rudy Gobert All-Star tweet, and talked about the possibility that Golden State's roster sees significant changes after this upcoming summer...

...PULL UP.

Feb 06 2019

1hr 2mins

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Rank #5: Evan Turner on Talking to CJ Before Signing with Portland, His Time at Ohio State, and Whether or Not a Man Landed on the Moon

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Welcome to another edition of Pull Up, the Marcus Smart episode, to be exact. This week, CJ is joined, in person, by Blazers teammate, and former Buckeye, Evan Turner.

Evan spoke about his childhood in Chicago and evolving into the player he is today, the conversations he had with CJ prior to signing in Portland, breaking his back, and his love for Ohio State University.

Also, ET weighed in on the best Christmas song of all-time, his love of art, and whether or not man has ever set foot on the moon.

Let's go, it's time to...

PULL UP!

Oh, and don't forget: Answer the trivia question from today's show on the Pull Up Twitter feed (reply under the pinned tweet) for a chance to win some CJ Li Ning gear. Good luck!

Dec 12 2018

1hr 20mins

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Rank #6: Stephen Jackson Talks Jimmy Butler, What Really Happened with Andrew Wiggins, and the Impact Stephon Marbury Had on His Career

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CJ and Jordan are joined by a former NBA veteran, and one of the realest dudes out there, Stephen Jackson.

Stak gave his take on this year's Sixers and what teams are going to have to do if they want to beat the Warriors, before revealing what really went down with Andrew Wiggins, and what he thinks of the whole Jimmy Butler situation.

Plus, Jackson told some amazing, eye-opening childhood stories and explained the impact that Stephon Marbury had on his career, when he arrived in New Jersey.

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Sep 26 2018

54mins

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Rank #7: Kevin Love, Part 1: The Three Phases Of His Career

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CJ and Jordan are joined by former NBA Champion and current star of the Cleveland Cavaliers, Kevin Love! In the first edition of this two part series, Kevin, CJ and Jordan talk about each phase of Kevin's career. From his humble beginnings in Oregon to winning a championship with Lebron James, find out who and what motivated Kevin Love to become the player he is today!

Aug 14 2019

44mins

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Rank #8: Jaylen Brown on Being "Too Smart," Writing a Book, NBA 2K Ratings, and What to Expect From the Celtics in 2019

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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.

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Aug 08 2018

47mins

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Rank #9: Post-Season Address, Drake Sidelined in Toronto, All NBA Snubs

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CJ has had a few days to recover since the Trailblazers were defeated by the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference Finals. On this episode, find out how he feels about the season as a whole, Portland’s overall playoff performance and his plans for the upcoming offseason. Plus, Jordan thinks Drake’s antics in the Eastern Conference Finals are a little distracting, but does CJ agree? Finally, Jrue Holiday was snubbed for the NBA All-Defensive First Team, much to the dismay of the Pull Up Podcast.

May 23 2019

58mins

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Rank #10: “Rich Paul Rule,” Adrian Wojnarowski

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On this special episode of Pull Up, CJ and Jordan talk about the controversial “Rich Paul Rule” and what that means for the NCAA. The also talk about Metta World Peace’s chances at making the NBA Hall of Fame and the legacy of Vince Carter. Plus, CJ is very excited to welcome on Mr. Woj Bomb himself, Adrian Wojnarowski!

Aug 08 2019

54mins

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Rank #11: Kemba Walker on Tony Parker's Impact, Coach Calhoun, UConn's 2011 National Title Run, and NBA Halloween Costumes

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Happy Halloween! Well, this episode of Pull Up was recorded on Halloween, at least, and featured the pride of The BX, UConn legend, and Charlotte Hornet star Kemba Walker. 

Kemba talked CJ and Jordan through UConn's 2011 title run and his mindset during that time, when it was obvious to the world that he was ready for the NBA. He also spoke on what it's going to take for the Hornets to be consistent and successful, how he trained during an offseason where he was fully healthy, and the profound impact that Tony Parker has had on the team, since coming over from San Antonio. 

Plus, CJ, Jordan, and Kemba talk a little Halloween, and we take you to the wine corner.

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Nov 01 2018

37mins

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Rank #12: EPIC Game 7 Recap, Western Conference Finals Preview

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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!

May 13 2019

35mins

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Rank #13: NBA Preseason, Jayson Tatum and the Celtics, Load Management

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Preseason is here, which means we’re just weeks away from the NBA regular season! CJ and Jordan talks about “load management” and why it’s important for the Trailblazers to not take any nights off. The guys also discuss Tyler Herro and how Kentucky basketball has a knack for developing superstar talent. Jayson Tatum has a few new teammates, but will that help his game after a disappointing 2018 season? CJ and Jordan discuss. The Knicks are trying to stay relevant, Ben Simmons connects from long-range and CJ’s Cleveland Browns are looking terrible going into week 6.

Oct 11 2019

42mins

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Rank #14: Training Camp, NCAA vs. California, Dame Lillard vs. Shaq

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The NBA season is about to begin and CJ is back in Portland for training camp and media day. He explains the ins and outs of camp and what teams are doing to prepare for the upcoming season. Plus, the state of California struck a huge blow to the NCAA by passing a first-in-the-nation law that will let college athletes hire agents and make money from endorsements. The guys discuss whether this is good or bad for the college sports and why we could be seeing more states pass similar legislation. Finally, Damian Lillard and Shaq have been trading barbs on the microphone and the guys decide who won their rap battle.

Oct 03 2019

46mins

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Rank #15: Westbrook Trade, Tim Anderson

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CJ and Jordan are joined by star shortstop for the Chicago White Sox, Tim Anderson! They talk to Tim all about his career, his charity work, and why baseball needs more entertaining players like him (bat flip!). CJ and Jordan also break down the epic Russell Westbrook trade and discuss why his pairing with James Harding will work out well for the Houston Rockets.

Jul 18 2019

57mins

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Rank #16: The Anthony Davis Situation, CJ's First Triple-Double, Vince Carter's Thoughts on Winning a Ring, and Super Bowl Predictions

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On this week's show...

CJ is fresh off his first ever triple-double and talks about the entire experience. Also, the guys break down the AD situation--why does he want to be traded now? Is LA the best landing place? Plus, Vince Carter has strong feelings about ring chasing,, CJ talks about the importance of keeping your circle tight and knowing when to say no, and Jordan briefly weighs in on his family's big week.

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Jan 30 2019

50mins

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Rank #17: Kawhi Heads West, New Rules Reaction and Vacation Rewind

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On this episode of Pull UP, CJ and Jordan react to Kawhi’s decision to take his talents to the LA Clippers and the effect it had on the entire NBA landscape. Plus, they discuss the new NBA review rules, the US Women’s National Team and of course, head to wine corner for some new recommendations.

Jul 11 2019

53mins

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Rank #18: Donovan Mitchell on Being Compared to Dwyane Wade, Why He Wears Number 45, and His Approach to Year Two in the NBA

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NBA basketball is back! And before settling in to take in the first night of the season, CJ and Jordan caught up with second-year Jazz guard, Donovan Mitchell.

Mitchell spoke about his rookie year in Utah, after being traded by the Nuggets, why he wears number 45, being compared to Dwyane Wade, and what he'd like to improve upon in year two.

He also touched on how he would pick Kobe's brain, if he had the opportunity, and his connection to the New York Mets.

Plus, CJ shares thoughts on some of this year's rookies, and on the recent passing of Blazers and Seahawks owner, Paul Allen.

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Oct 17 2018

52mins

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Rank #19: Contract Extension, Gary Vaynerchuk

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CJ talks about his recent extension with the Portland Trailblazers and how grateful he is to play the game he loves. CJ and Jordan also talk about David Griffin’s comments regarding Lebron James’ competitiveness. Also, the Pull Up Pod is happy to welcome special guest Gary Vaynerchuk to the show! Gary is here to talk about the NBA, Basketball Cards, and the first Uber ride ever taken in New York City.

Aug 02 2019

55mins

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Rank #20: Jimmy Butler's Retirement Timeline, Thoughts on T-Wolves Next Coach, the Importance of Diet at This Point in the Season, and Would CJ Ever Coach?

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Welcome to the 40th edition of Pull Up (the Kurt Thomas episode). On this week's show CJ and Jordan are talking...
The young talent on the Knicks rosterJimmy Butler's thoughts on retirementHow NBA players are usually feeling at this point in the seasonThe importance of diet, especially for rookiesAnd would CJ ever coach?
Plus, Thibs' replacement in Minnesota and predictions for all of the NFL's upcoming divisional games, and would CJ.

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Jan 09 2019

54mins

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