Trail Blazers’ CJ McCollum Becomes A $100 Million Man

The Blazers have been knocking at the Western Conference door for a few years, yet always fall short to the Golden State Warriors.

But the team has made a few key moves this off-season to take the next step, including trading with Miami for center Hassan Whiteside, signing Pau Gasol and locking up their All Star point guard, Damian Lillard, with a four-year, $196 million supermax contract extension.

Now they’ve locked up the remaining half of their backcourt, as ESPN is reporting that CJ McCollum and the Trail Blazers have agreed upon a three-year, $100 million contract extension.

The move gives him a five year, $157 million deal, and keeps the backcourt duo intact through the 2023-2024 season.

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