CJ McCollum Says Present Path Blazers Might Win Championship
The Portland Path Blazers are heading into subsequent yr with the identical star backcourt of CJ McCollum and Damian Lillard that they’ve had for years, and McCollum believes that they’re nonetheless succesful profitable an NBA Championship.
In an interview with Bleacher Report’s Jake Fischer, McCollum says that the present Blazers roster might completely win an NBA Championship.
“I believe each time we step on the court docket, now we have an opportunity to win a championship,” McCollum says. “In case you don’t have that mindset and that mentality, then you definitely shouldn’t play.”
The way forward for the Blazers has an air of uncertainty heading into the 2021-22 season, after an offseason of rumors surrounding each Lillard and McCollum doubtlessly being traded out of Portland.
Nothing has come of those rumors to date, and it presently appears as if each of them will stay on the workforce for the beginning of the season.
The Blazers completed sixth within the Western Convention final season, with a report of 42-30, and had been ultimately bounced out of the NBA Playoffs within the first spherical by the Denver Nuggets. Portland has solely managed to get previous the primary spherical as soon as out of the previous 5 years.
Now beneath new head coach Chauncey Billups, the Blazers will look to show McCollum proper within the 2021-22 season.