Pull Up with CJ McCollum
Pull Up with CJ McCollum
CJ McCollum & Cadence13
Portland Trail Blazers star - and former journalism major at Lehigh – CJ McCollum hosts Pull Up, a one-of-a-kind show that gives 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.
Blazers Season Ends, Trade Rumors, Coaching Changes, Playoffs Roll On
The Blazers came up short this season after getting knocked out in the first round of the playoffs. CJ talks about Dame's historic Game 5, what went wrong in the series, and addresses trade rumors around both he and Damian Lillard. Plus, the Blazers are on the search for a new coach after mutually parting ways with Terry Stotts. The playoffs roll on and CJ breaks down all of the series, the Lakers get knocked out early and look to rebuild for next season, Jokic wins the MVP, and can CP3 and Book lead the Suns to the Finals? Plus, Brad Stevens moves into the Celtics front office, Daryl Morey doesn't care about tampering rules, and KD has some words for Jay Will. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 9
40 min
Heated Playoff Games, Flopping, Kwame Brown Goes Off
The playoffs are in full swing and CJ is breaking down every series, what he's been seeing, and keys for each team to advance. And of course, a full breakdown of the Blazers/Nuggets series that's heading back to Portland tied 1-1. A wild Game 2 saw CJ get called for a flagrant foul that had Twitter on fire and has him talking about flopping in the league. Steph Curry is up for an extension, will he head back to Golden State? Politicians and sports, why they probably don't mix. And the Kwame Brown beef gets more and more entertaining by the day... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 26
36 min
Russ & Steph Make History, Play-In Drama, J. Cole in the G-League?
The final week in the season has teams fighting for positioning while trying to avoid the play-in tournament, and is creating a lot of drama around the league. Russ is a human 2k player setting the record for most triple-doubles in NBA history, but does he need a ring? Steph has made a historic run at the end of the season to close the gap on the scoring title, J. Cole is shooting his shot at pro basketball, and the Celtics have had a rough year. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 11
38 min
Playoff Race Heats Up, NFT Craze, Respect for Zion
The playoff picture in the NBA is starting to take shape with a few teams clinching, but the play-in tournament is adding drama and changing team strategies. The Warriors are the first official team to get on the NFT train, but NFT’s have been taking over the league all season with NBA Top Shot. Plus, what it’s like preparing for a Draft, why Zion has already earned his respect in the league, and who should win Sixth Man this season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 29
30 min
Play-In Games, Simmons vs. Gobert, & Vaccines in the League
Sports were quiet on Monday after another unarmed black man was killed at the hands of police in Minnesota. How should the league and players move forward? Mark Cuban voted to expand the play-in format for the playoffs, now he’s backing off. Are the play-in games sustainable? The NFL is starting to mandate vaccines for some employees, could the NBA follow suit? Ben Simmons fires off a shot at Rudy Gobert for the DPOY, we’ve seen an influx of players expanding their businesses into team ownership, and Gary Trent Jr. has been hoopin’. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 15
37 min
League Shaken Up, Injury Issues, & MVP Dame
Tons of moves around the trade deadline in the NBA that saw Portland get Norm Powell, the Nets and Lakers add big pieces, while Kyle Lowry stays put. Plus, the issue around injuries in the league, which also knocks LaMelo Ball out of the ROY race. Why Dame is the MVP, and why you should never step to the White Mamba. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 31
39 min
Pull Up is BACK! CJ is BACK! And Dame drops 50 in Historic Comeback
After a long hiatus, Pull Up is officially back! CJ chats about his long road to recovery getting back on the court, and talks through the Blazers’ epic comeback that had Dame dropping 50. Plus, looking ahead to a super condensed 2nd half schedule for the NBA and how Covid protocols complicate things. He chats the hottest teams in the league, if two guys could win Rookie of the Year, and how is MSG gonna do Patrick Ewing like that?? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 18
41 min
The Last Dance Recap, NFL Draft, Fans Join the Show!
Dennis Rodman was the focus of the latest installment of ESPN’s The Last Dance, which provides younger kids the opportunity to realize Rodman’s dominance on the basketball court. The NFL Draft had several surprises, but the only team that matters to CJ is the Cleveland Browns. And to celebrate the draft, Pull Up is pleased to welcome on several fans & listeners to the show to talk football, proper hydration, and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 28, 2020
1 hr 8 min
The Last Dance, Gronk Joins the Buccaneers, Fan Questions
The Last Dance shows a side of Michael Jordan that hasn’t been seen before. In a shocking move, The New England Patriots agreed to trade Rob Gronkowski to the Buccaneers. The take questions from the fans, CJ gives a puppy update, and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 22, 2020
44 min
Jalen Green’s Decision, WNBA Draft, Tyler Herro Joins the Show
Jalen Green, one of the nation’s top high school basketball prospects, has decided to forgo college in favor of the G-League. The WNBA draft will launch the professional career of Oregon standout -Sabrina Ionescu. Plus, The Pull Up Podcast welcomes Miami Heat rookie, Tyler Herro to the show! He’s here to talk about what he’s up to during quarantine, whether Kendrick Nunn should be rookie of the year, what he’s learned from Jimmy Butler, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 17, 2020
56 min
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