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The CJ McCollum Show

English, Sports, 1 season, 55 episodes, 1 day, 17 hours, 48 minutes
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Every week New Orleans Pelicans star CJ McCollum discusses the biggest names and storylines in and around the NBA with an inside perspective you can only get from someone in the locker room and on the floor.
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NBA Playoffs Heat Up: Game 1 Upsets, Star Injuries & Award Buzz |

On this episode of the CJ McCollum Show, CJ and Cassidy Hubbarth dive into the first round of the 2024 NBA Playoffs. They break down the Pelicans' loss in Game 1 to the Thunder, discuss the impact of missing star players on several teams at the series outset, and analyze Embiid's questionable status for Game 2 following his injury. They also explore the Clippers' dominant win over the Mavericks in Game 1 and discuss the upcoming announcement of the NBA player awards. Plus, CJ shares his experiences enjoying the playoffs and indulging in steaks in OKC. 0:00 Welcome to the CJ McCollum Show 0:45 The Pelicans dropped Game 1 to the Thunder 12:33 Embiid questionable for Game 2 after injury 18:20 Several teams miss key players in the playoffs 21:14 Clippers dominated the Mavericks in Game 1 24:43 CJ is enjoying his steaks in OKC 26:17 The winner of player awards will be announced Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/23/202432 minutes, 19 seconds
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Zion Unstoppable, Mavs' Power Pair, Bucks in Crisis: The Playoff Countdown

On this explosive episode of the CJ McCollum Show, CJ and Cassidy Hubbarth unpack the electric showdown where the Pelicans snatch victory from the Suns. They spotlight Zion Williamson's jaw-dropping performance and the razor-thin margins in the West's top-three scramble. Dive into the Mavericks' dynamic duo, the Bucks' unexpected slide, and the Celtics' dominant playoff march. Plus, they analyze the 76ers' looming playoff threat and relive South Carolina's epic National Championship triumph. 3:00 The Pelicans triumph over the Suns 7:08 Zion's dominating on both ends of the court 11:01 West's top 3 teams separated by one game 14:41 Kyrie & Luka, leading the Mavs chemistry 16:35 Doc clamping down on his slumping Bucks 21:10 The Celtics cruising into the playoffs on top 22:45 Joel Embiid, 76ers look dangerous 25:30 SC's National Championship win over Iowa 31:28 The Pelicans face off with the Lakers to end the season Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/9/202437 minutes, 43 seconds
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Caitlin Clark Leads Iowa to Final Four, Embiid's Comeback & Rondo's Farewell

In this episode of the CJ McCollum Show, CJ and Cassidy Hubbarth delve into Booker's impressive 52-point game against the Pelicans, discuss whether Brandon Ingram can return from his knee injury to boost the Pelicans' playoff run, and examine the final 7 games of the season in the competitive Western Conference. They debate if Luka is the leading MVP contender, analyze the recent Iowa-LSU game, explore Caitlin Clark's potential impact in the WNBA, and commend the visibility of women's basketball. Also on the agenda: Joel Embiid's return to the 76ers and what to anticipate, plus Rajon Rondo's official retirement after 16 seasons. 0:16 Booker's Suns Overpower the Pelicans Again 4:10 Ingram's Return Timeline for the Pelicans 6:41 Crunch Time: The Western Conference's Final 7 Games 8:47 Luka's MVP Chase: How He Stacks Up 13:40 Record-Breaking 12.3M Tune in for Iowa-LSU Showdown 17:54 WNBA Watch: Caitlin Clark's Promising Future 19:45 The 76ers' Boost: Joel Embiid's Return 24:31 Farewell to the Court: Rajon Rondo's Retirement After 16 Seasons Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/3/202433 minutes, 55 seconds
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Pelicans Road Dominance, The Clippers Rough Patch, & the Surging Houston Rockets

On this episode of the CJ McCollum Show, CJ and Cassidy dive into the latest NBA action, starting with the Pelicans navigating their season's challenges. They discuss Brandon Ingram's current situation, the Pelicans' impressive road game record, and how Zion's performance enhances team chemistry. The conversation then shifts to the Clippers' post-All-Star Break difficulties and the Rockets' recent success, spearheaded by Jalen Green. They also touch on the Nets' decision to pass up a trade for Green, Doc Rivers' impact on the Bucks' dominance in the East, and the 76ers' resilience without Embiid. Wrapping up, they ponder the Heat's chances of reaching the Eastern Conference Finals again and acknowledge Damian Lillard's standout contributions to the Bucks' formidable defense. Chapters 4:41 What is the latest on Brandon Ingram? 9:05 The Pelicans are really good on the road 10:52 Zion's game is a sign of improved chemistry 12:36 Clippers have been struggling since All-Star Break 16:49 The Rockets are red hot behind Jalen Green 21:06 Nets rejected deal for Rockets' Jalen Green 26:18 Doc Rivers has the Bucks rolling in the East 30:18 The 76ers have held it down without Embiid 32:40 Are we surprised if the Heat make the ECF again? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/26/202438 minutes, 28 seconds
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Kyrie's Miracle, the Wild Wild West, & Zion Leading the Pelicans

In this episode of the CJ McCollum Show, CJ and Cassidy Hubbarth dive deep into the heart of the NBA action! They dissect the Pelicans' position in the fiercely competitive Western Conference, relive Kyrie's jaw-dropping buzzer-beater victory over Jokic, and unravel the mystery behind the broken clock in the nail-biting final minutes of the Lakers-Warriors showdown. They also explore whether skyrocketing scores have prompted NBA rule changes and discuss Zion's outstanding readiness for the playoffs. To top it all off, they break down the freshly released Women's college basketball brackets! 0:00 Pelicans' Western Conference Power Ranking 05:42 Kyrie's Stunning Buzzer-Beater vs. Jokic 17:45 Lakers-Warriors Clash: The Broken Clock Incident 22:36 NBA's New Rules & Soaring Scores 29:47 Pelican's Brief: Zion's In Peak Form  34:22 Women's College Basketball Bracket Reveal Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/19/202439 minutes, 52 seconds
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Pelicans Soar, Luka's Triple-Double Streak, and Dame's Milestone

On this episode of the CJ McCollum Show, CJ and Cassidy dive into the latest NBA developments, starting with the Pelicans' standout performance in the Western Conference and Luka Dončić's record-breaking string of triple-doubles. They celebrate Damian Lillard's leap over Reggie Miller in 3-pointers, tackle the surge of post-All-Star injuries, and buzz about Zion Williamson's Slam Dunk contest promise.  0:00 Welcome to the CJ McCollum Show 0:30 Pelicans' Western Breakthrough 4:34 Luka's Record Triple-Doubles 7:41 Lillard Surpasses Reggie Miller 16:05 Post-All-Star Injury Wave 20:48 Zion's Dunk Contest Promise 23:55 Season Countdown Begins 25:17 March Madness Preview Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/12/202430 minutes, 11 seconds
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The Wild West, LeBron's 40K, and NBA's Next Icon

On the CJ McCollum Show, CJ and Cassidy Hubbarth discuss how the Western Conference is highly competitive, and any team can emerge as the winner, LeBron James is the first player to score more than 40,000 points in his career, and it's time to debate whether Wemby will be the face of the NBA in the next five years. Plus, is Toronto among the top five food cities? 0:00 CJ is in on a 3-game road trip starting in Toronto  5:49 The bottom of the West is still dangerous 9:50 Are the Nuggets the favorites in the West? 12:30 What is the scariest team in the West with veterans?  20:50 LeBron first player to eclipse the 40k point mark 24:55 Is Wemby the face of the NBA in the next 5 years 29:30 Does Toronto deserve to be considered among the top 5 food cities Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/5/202431 minutes, 56 seconds
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The Playoff Chase, MSG's Enchantment, & the Battle for MVP Supremacy

On this episode of the CJ McCollum Show, CJ and Cassidy cut straight to the chase on hot NBA topics: Is the All-Star Break too short? What's it like facing off against the Heat and playing in iconic MSG? They delve into the Bucks' resurgence, the East-West conference rivalry, and the Warriors' tactical play under Kerr. Plus, don't miss their MVP predictions.  0:52 NBA All-Star Break Duration: Too Short or Just Right? 3:14 Heat vs. Pelicans: A Courtside Recap 8:20 Inside CJ's Season Recovery Routine 10:40 The Magic of MSG: Basketball's Premier Arena? 12:45 Bucks' Resurgence Under Doc Rivers 18:37 Eastern Conference Showdown: Celtics, Bucks, Cavs 22:00 Conference Clash: East vs. West Dominance 25:20 The Warriors' Playbook: Kerr's Strategic Mastery 27:52 Midseason MVP Picks with Cassidy and CJ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/27/202435 minutes, 59 seconds
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Beyond the Buzzer: All-Star Weekend Unleashed

In this episode of the CJ McCollum Show, CJ and Cassidy Hubbarth dive into the coolest NBA updates, like the game-changing LED glass court at ASW and the buzz around the Slam Dunk and 3-Point Contests. They chat about the All-Star game's classic East vs. West comeback and spill the tea on the Warriors' bold LeBron bid. Plus, they get into the Curry vs. LeBron saga and the Pelicans' playoff chase, with Zion making moves. It's all the insider NBA scoop you don't want to miss. 3:06 NBA to play on LED glass court for some ASW events 4:29 NBA's All-Star Slam Dunk Contest 6:59 NBA's All-Star 3-Point Contest 8:18 NBA's All-Star game returns to East vs West 10:08 Warriors made bid for LeBron at trade deadline 12:35 The Rivalry Between Curry and LeBron 15:48 The Pelican Brief: Aiming for Post-season 18:45 Resurgent Zion powering Pelicans up Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/16/202424 minutes, 29 seconds
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Embiid Injury Fallout

CJ McCollum and Cassidy Hubbarth discuss Joel Embiid's injury, what it means for the Sixers hopes, and have a discussion about the player participation r and what it was trying to accomplish. They also discuss the all-star selections and who they feel like got snubbed from making the team, they also breakdown Damian Lillard's comments on the importance on the role mental health has to a player. All that and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/7/202443 minutes, 9 seconds
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The Game is about a Bucket

CJ McCollum and Cassidy Hubbarth discuss the huge scoring performances from Luka and Joel Embiid this past week, the Bucks moving on from Adrian Griffin, and Jason Kidd's lofty expectations for Luka. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/31/202433 minutes, 51 seconds
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Trade Deadline Preparation

CJ and Cassidy have a discussion about what this time of the year is like for players as the February 8th trade deadline rapidly approaches. Then, they discuss the Suns coming off another brilliant Kevin Durant performance and the Clippers following their 22-0 run to beat the Nets. All that and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/23/202433 minutes, 36 seconds
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The Pacers Snag Siakam!

CJ and Cassidy discuss CJ's new scholarship program, the Pascal Siakam trade and what it means for the Indiana Pacers, and the recent comments made by Mike Brown and Darko Rajakovic about NBA officiating. All that and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/19/202437 minutes, 59 seconds
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The Woes of the Warriors

CJ McCollum and Cassidy Hubbarth discuss the Warriors recent struggles, the impending return of Draymond Green, the first set of all-star ballots, and the Pelicans recent surge. All that and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/9/202440 minutes, 26 seconds
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New Year's Trade Breakdown

CJ and Cassidy Hubbarth open up the first pod of 2024 discussing the OG Anunoby trade, Ja Morant's return and media coverage, and whether or not LeBron's foot was on the line. All that and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/2/202443 minutes
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Farewell to 2023

On the last podcast of the year CJ McCollum and Cassidy Hubbarth discuss Ja Morant's return to basketball against CJ's Pelicans, Draymond Green's suspension, Giannis not getting the game ball after his 64 point outing, and much more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/19/202350 minutes, 30 seconds
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Chasing Greatness

CJ McCollum and Cassidy Hubbarth discuss their thoughts on the conclusion of the IST and LeBron's dominance throughout the tournament, the lowly losing streaks of the Pistons and the Spurs, breakdown some of the discourse surrounding Zion Williamson, and CJ gives his take on the Shohei Ohtani contract. All that and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/13/202345 minutes, 45 seconds
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We in Vegas Baby!

CJ McCollum and Cassidy Hubbarth discuss the Pelicans advancing to the semi-finals in Las Vegas for the IST, Tyrese Haliburton's insane quarterfinals game against the Celtics, and Ime Udoka and LeBron's war of words. All that and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/6/202333 minutes, 31 seconds
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CJ's Return

CJ and Cassidy discuss CJ's return to the court tomorrow, CJ's thoughts on how the group stage of the in-season tournament has gone, and what is going on with the Los Angeles Clippers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/29/202337 minutes, 25 seconds
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CJ Injury Update

CJ and Cassidy are back to discuss CJ's scary injury and the timetable for his return, how the Pelicans have looked without some of their key rotation players, the in-season tournament, and Thanksgiving plans. All that and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/22/202341 minutes, 36 seconds
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Harden to the Clippers!

CJ and Cassidy discuss the blockbuster trade that sends James Harden over to the Los Angeles Clippers, take you behind the scenes on some of the conversations about planning the in season tournament, and give you the first Pelican Brief of the regular season. :15- James Harden Trade 6:18 How James fits in the Clippers 13:15 What does this trade mean for the Sixers? 17:33- In-Season Tournament 36:43- The start of the season for the Pelicans Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/31/202352 minutes, 24 seconds
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Season Kickoff

CJ and Cassidy discuss Terry Stotts departure from the Milwaukee Bucks and what his absence will mean for the team, then they preview opening week of the season and what teams they are most excited to watch heading into the year, and they wrap it up with the Pelican Brief where CJ discusses his expectations for the season and previews his first game against the Grizzlies. All that and more! 2:00- What players are you most excited to watch this season? 9:28- The Knicks 15:36 Terry Stotts leaving the Bucks 18:55- What teams are on your league pass watch for this season? 26:30- James Harden update 30:20 The Pelican Brief Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/24/202344 minutes, 19 seconds
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The Kids Are Gonna Be Alright

CJ and Cassidy Hubbarth discuss CJ's approach to the preseason now that he is in year 11, their thoughts on some of the bright young stars around the league, and what are CJ's feelings about ESPN's NBA Rank. All that and more! 7:45- Preseason Etiquette 11:05 -CJ on the young stars in Orlando 13:35 -The future looks bright for Houston 17:00- Wemby talk 20:50 NBA Rank 26:50 Ben Simmons 35:55 The Pelican Brief Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/19/202347 minutes, 28 seconds
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Back Like We Never Left

In the Season 2 premiere of the CJ McCollum show, CJ and Cassidy Hubbarth discuss how CJ and the Pelicans spent their summer and their expectations for this season, the blockbuster Damian Lillard and Jrue Holiday trades, and let the audience know a little bit more about them. All that and more! 7:05 Zion’s return 11:30 Brandon Ingram’s mentality after his Team USA stint 12:45 Dame to Milwaukee 18:35- New Look Celtics 24:45- James Harden Updates 28:30- The landscape in the West 34:00 Get To Know CJ and Cassidy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/10/202351 minutes, 37 seconds
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How the West Was Won with Isaiah Thomas

On the CJ McCollum Show, CJ and Izzy are joined by professional basketball player Isaiah Thomas to discuss his journey to the NBA and making a comeback (1:47) before jumping into the epic match-up in the Eastern Conference Semifinals with the Heat and Knicks (21:19), and how the Lakers struck first in the Bay against the Warriors (30:00). Plus, how no one is discussing Jokic and the Nuggets silent domination of the West (41:10). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/4/202352 minutes, 29 seconds
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Comebacks and Eliminations in the Playoffs

On the CJ McCollum Show, CJ and Izzy discuss Jimmy Butler putting on a clinic as the Heat lead the Bucks (1:01), if Draymond's antics have had an effect on the Warriors vs. Kings series (17:50), why the Celtics are struggling to put away the Hawks (24:48), Kawhi Leonard torn meniscus diagnoses, and predictions for the 2nd-round playoff matchup between the Suns vs. Nuggets (37:06). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/27/202350 minutes, 44 seconds
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In the Thick of the First Round

On the CJ McCollum Show, CJ and Izzy discuss what went wrong with the Pelicans this season (0:43), how Draymond Green's Game 3 suspension will affect the Warriors against the Kings (12:40), why the Celtics are the new favorite to win the Finals (29:26), how the Heat losing Tyler Herro changes the series against the Bucks (33:55), why the Suns vs. Clippers is potentially the best series in the playoffs. Plus, all the power shifts throughout this NBA season (43:20). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/20/202352 minutes, 17 seconds
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2023 NBA Playoff Predictions

On the CJ McCollum Show, CJ and Izzy discuss key Western Conference matchups beginning with the Phoenix Suns vs. the LA Clippers (1:19), the Sacramento Kings vs. the Golden State Warriors (13:03), before moving to the Eastern Conference to examine the Cleveland Cavaliers vs. the New York Knicks (20:00), and finally, the Philadelphia 76ers taking on the Brooklyn Nets (26:41). Afterward, they preview this season's potential award winners for Most Improved Player, Rookie of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year, Sixth Man of the Year, and Most Valuable Player (29:17). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/13/202351 minutes, 56 seconds
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The Brooklyn Bridge, Mikal Bridges

On the CJ McCollum Show, CJ and Izzy welcome Brooklyn Nets guard-forward Mikal Bridges to discuss the start of his career (0:45), how he's gone from a role player with the Phoenix Suns to a No.1 option with the Nets (8:18), leading the charge in turning things around and getting Nets to the playoffs (20:39), and what it was like to get drafted by his childhood home team the Philadelphia 76ers (24:12). Plus, CJ shines some light on the NBA's New Collective Bargaining Agreement (33:25).  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/6/202350 minutes, 18 seconds
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The Sage Soul, Garrett Temple

On the CJ McCollum Show, CJ and Izzy welcome Pelicans guard Garrett Temple to discuss his family history and college career at LSU (0:55), how he carved out a long career as a journeyman in the NBA (18:25), his thoughts on the quality of NCAA men's basketball (34:20), and why it's integral to a team to have good veterans (42:34). Plus, a recap of the intense matchup between the Pelicans and the Warriors (48:35). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/30/20231 hour, 18 seconds
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A Culture of Accountability

On the CJ McCollum Show, CJ and Izzy discuss how the Pelicans are preparing for the final push to the playoffs (2:28), if Zion Williamson will be returning at the end of the season (16:32), how jumbled teams are in the Western Conference playoff hunt (26:27), and Dillon Brooks becoming the voice of the Grizzlies (36.55) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/23/202346 minutes, 26 seconds
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Wisdom From a Veteran of The Game with Kendrick Perkins

On the CJ McCollum Show, CJ and Izzy welcome former NBA player and ESPN analyst Kendrick Perkins to discuss the Pelicans trying to find their way in the playoffs (1:42), Ja Morant's 8-game suspension (11:17), Damian Lillard's comments about the quality of the NBA (41:31), and Perk's new book: The Education of Kendrick Perkins: A Memoir(57:21). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/16/20231 hour, 5 minutes, 44 seconds
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Defending the Post with Zach Lowe

On the CJ McCollum Show, CJ welcomes sportswriter and host of the Lowe Post, Zach Lowe, to discuss the most surprising teams this season and the tight Western and Eastern Conferences (2:23), CJ's faceoff with ex-teammate Trail Blazers Damian Lillard (12:30), how Lowe grades and votes for MVP (16:02), how to fix the NBA All-Star Game (30:01), and load management and why injuries are so frequent today(38:01). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/9/202348 minutes, 43 seconds
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Interview with the Batman, Grant Williams

On the CJ McCollum Show, CJ and Izzy Gutierrez welcome Boston Celtics forward Grant Williams to discuss his journey to the NBA(2:29), how he has adjusted to the league (17:37), the pressures of the NBA Finals (36:46), and what Williams is looking forward to these NBA playoffs (38:21). Plus, Grant recommends his favorite Japanese manga series (46:23).  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/2/202351 minutes, 43 seconds
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The Race to the Finish with Tim MacMahon

On the CJ McCollum Show, CJ and Izzy Gutierrez welcome Tim MacMahon to discuss the uneventful 2023 NBA All-Star Game (1:47), the Top 5 places to visit during the All-Star break (6:06), the final stretch of the NBA season (11:03), Kyrie Irving fits in Dallas (19:33), Hawks firing coach Nate McMillan (33:07), and Trigga Trey put the world on notice at the Slam Dunk Contest (37:27). Plus, Russ and Pat Bev find final landing spots for the season (42:45). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/23/202353 minutes
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Take Me To Your Leader

On the CJ McCollum Show, CJ and Izzy Gutierrez discuss Zion Williamson's hamstring injury (04:12), the winners and losers of the NBA trade deadline (13:00), and the 3-Point Contest at NBA All-Star 2023 (27:30). Plus, are the UFOs making headlines from Aliens? (39:15). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/16/202348 minutes, 9 seconds
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Delayed Flights And Landing Spots

On the CJ McCollum Show, CJ and Izzy Gutierrez discuss grading teams leading into the NBA All-Star break (01:17), LeBron James breaking the NBA all-time scoring record (15:33), the Pelicans' breaking their 10-game losing streak (17:48), and Kyrie Irving heading to the Dallas Mavericks (32:59). Plus, CJ discusses the NBA and NBPA, CBA negotiations (43:10). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/9/202347 minutes, 57 seconds
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When To Blow The Whistle

On the CJ McCollum Show, CJ and Izzy Gutierrez are joined by ESPN’s Brian Windhorst to discuss the controversial missed call from Lakers-Celtics, the challenges of NBA officiating (2:18), the struggles of NBA All-Star selections & the future of talent in the league (27:20) and how legitimate of a threat the Kings are (39:14). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/2/202349 minutes, 59 seconds
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Always Hoop For The Best

On the CJ McCollum Show, CJ and Izzy Gutierrez discuss the Pelicans coming off the road facing injuries (01:51), how CJ feels about being slighted by the All-Star selection (11:13), why injuries and games missed continue to rise in the NBA (21:20), LeBron James approaches passing Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's scoring record (34:03), and NFL Conference Championships (45:55). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/26/202350 minutes, 58 seconds
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Step Backs, Crossovers, and Dunks

On the CJ McCollum Show, CJ and Izzy Gutierrez discuss how CJ has been on a tear while the Pelicans are stacked with injuries (01:37), problems with the Hawks and owners (14:40), how their comments caused a stir in Toronto (28:42), NBA trade rumors (33:42), and taking the temperature of the Heat (39:37). Plus, Ja Morant's vicious dunk on the Pacers (45:40). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/19/202355 minutes, 28 seconds
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The Price Is Right

On the CJ McCollum Show, CJ and Izzy Gutierrez discuss how the Pelicans continue to adapt to injuries (01:05), what players from the Raptors could be on the trading block (8:26), updates on Kevin Durant's right knee sprained MCL (14:52), and what would an in-season tournament look like in the NBA (33:37). Plus, Jared Jeffries wins on The Price Is Right (39:58) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/12/202344 minutes, 30 seconds
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Just Give It A Shot

On the CJ McCollum Show, CJ and Izzy Gutierrez welcome Bomani Jones to discuss the Pelicans plagued by injuries (01:58), how there are 14 players with 50+ points this NBA season (10:20), the Brooklyn nets and their unspoken winning streak (25:36), they put a magnifying glass up to struggling teams in the league (38:17). Plus, Bomani discusses the upcoming season of his HBO show, Game Theory (51:54). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/5/202356 minutes, 32 seconds
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We Swish You A Happy Holidays

On the CJ McCollum Show, CJ and Izzy Gutierrez welcome Marc J. Spears to discuss the Pelicans contending in the West and the rivalry brewing with the Pheonix Suns (02:40), how MVP should be defined and awarded (19:15), and the Pheonix Suns being sold for $4B (46:00). Plus, big NBA matchups on Christmas Day (51:27). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/22/20221 hour, 1 minute, 48 seconds
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Trigga Trey and Fastbreaks

On the CJ McCollum Show, CJ and Izzy Gutierrez welcome Pelicans forward Trey Murphy III to discuss his journey from as a child from Durham, NC, to being drafted in the first round of the 2021 NBA draft (02:31). Trey explains his preparation for this season and what it's like playing for the Western Conference contenders the Pelicans (22:30). Plus, the Top NBA awards reimagined (42:05). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/15/202248 minutes, 51 seconds
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The Powers of a Saiyan

On the CJ McCollum Show, CJ and Izzy Gutierrez discuss the Pelicans sitting at 2nd in the Western Conference despite injuries (01:05), Zion's anime fandom, the rise of Anthony Davis during the resurgence of the Lakers (05:52), and how NBA teams and players are adjusting to the new focus on traveling (13:40). Plus, Trae Young is budding heads with the Hawks concerning his rehab (33:05). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/8/202246 minutes, 7 seconds
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You Are Too Small

On the CJ McCollum Show, CJ McCollum and Izzy Gutierrez discuss the Pelicans doing well despite injuries (02:08), KAT's injury giving the Timberwolves a chance to grow in depth (09:48), the Celtics are the juggernaut of the NBA (09:48), and referee Tony Brothers' punishment (27:13). Plus, the origin of the 'Too Small' gesture (34:55). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/1/202246 minutes, 45 seconds
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What is this, a crossover episode?

On the CJ McCollum Show, CJ McCollum and Izzy Gutierrez welcome Brian Windhorst for a Hoop Collective crossover episode! They discuss cryptocurrency in the NBA, strategies for gambling in the casinos (06:50), and how dangerous the Pelicans are with Brandon Ingram and Zion Williamson (23:40). Plus, what teams to watch as the season moves full steam ahead (44:03).  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/24/202259 minutes, 51 seconds
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A League of Scorers

On the CJ McCollum Show, CJ McCollum and Izzy Gutierrez discuss why there are currently 7 players averaging 30+ PPG (01:24), the outstanding play of Jose Alvarado, aka Grand Theft Auto (24:30), NBA players that receive negative tweets (27:17), and MORE! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/17/202240 minutes, 34 seconds
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Exhibit Dre, Evidence of the Hustle

The CJ McCollum Show, CJ McCollum and Izzy Gutierrez discuss NBA games being the closest they've been since 2014 and some of the top 10 players leading scoring in the league right now (00:40). CJ then welcomes Warriors Andre Iguodala to talk about what it takes to win a championship in the NBA (20:07), how the league has evolved on and off the court over the years (30:14), some reflection on his long-decorated career (55:38), and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/10/20221 hour, 11 minutes, 46 seconds
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A T. Spoon of Wisdom

The CJ McCollum Show, CJ McCollum and Izzy Gutierrez discuss the undefeated Milwaukee Bucks and Pacers' Myles Turner asking for a trade to the Lakers (4:40). CJ then welcomes Teresa Weatherspoon, a current assistant coach of the New Orleans Pelicans and former professional basketball player, to talk about her journey to from college to the WNBA during her Hall of Fame basketball career (18:48), transitioning to coaching in the NBA with the Pelicans and supporting Zion Williamson on his journey back to the court (27:00), and her thoughts on a woman becoming head coach in the NBA (43:48). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/3/202248 minutes, 8 seconds
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Hoop dynamics and game culture

CJ McCollum and Izzy Gutierrez discuss Brandon Ingram and Zion Williamson to injury in loss (01:46), CJ's adjustment to playing with the Pelicans (12:18), how teams are looking at the start of the season (18:52), and where Chris Paul ranks among NBA players after reaching 11,000 career assists (32:44). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/27/202246 minutes, 13 seconds
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The return of honorable NBA players

CJ McCollum and Izzy Gutierrez discuss Zion Williamson's return to the Pelicans(02:49), Lakers consider Russell Westbrook coming off the bench (12:14), if Anthony Davis can be an MVP-caliber player (19:53), what do Warriors' extensions for Poole, and Wiggins mean for Draymond (23:35), and how Ben Simmons feels about criticism (29:46). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/20/202239 minutes, 52 seconds
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The Draymond Green-Jordan Poole fight and its effect on the Warriors, international basketball and the 'Redeem Team' and NBA Western Conference predictions

CJ McCollum and Izzy Gutierrez take a look back into CJ's journey to the NBA (03:13), before discussing the Draymond Green-Jordan Poole fight and how the incident affects the Warriors(14:34). Then they get into the 'Redeem Team' documentary and how important the NBA is for the growth of basketball internationally (28:04). Plus, covering the NBA Western Conference predictions for the 2022-23 season (43:20). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/13/202258 minutes, 49 seconds
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Brandon Ingram talks Pelicans and Meditation

CJ McCollum discusses news updates on Suns owner Robert Sarver (0:53), what to expect from Zion Williams as he returns to the Pelicans (03:15), and NBA prospects Victor Wembanyama and Scoot Henderson showcasing their talents this week (07:05). Plus, teammate Brandon Ingram joins to chat about his preparation for the upcoming season (10:49), his days at Duke and with the Los Angeles Lakers (31:32) and why he stays off of social media (43:17). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/6/20221 hour, 1 minute, 3 seconds
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Introducing 'The CJ McCollum Show'

Every week New Orleans Pelicans star CJ McCollum discusses the biggest names and storylines in and around the NBA with an inside perspective you can only get from someone in the locker room and on the floor. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/5/202216 seconds