Trail Blazers Update, Dame’s Big Night, Zion’s Debut, Adam Schefter Joins the Show
The Portland Trail Blazers traded Kent Bazemore and Anthony Tolliver to the Sacramento Kings and CJ breaks down what it’s like when friends are traded midseason. Dame Lillard scored 61 points against the Golden State Warriors and set a new franchise record. Zion Williamson is healthy, and the Bucks & Lakers could make moves before the trade deadline. Also, CJ and Jordan speak with NFL insider for ESPN and huge basketball fan, Adam Schefter about the Super Bowl, Eli Manning’s retirement and the future of Cleveland Browns.
Kyrie Irving Wants Help in Brooklyn, Toughest Players to Guard, Ja Morant’s Rise
Kyrie Irving Believes the Brooklyn Nets need to add another piece to their roster in order to win a championship next season. Jimmy Butler wrote a piece for the Player’s Tribune listing the toughest guys in the NBA to guard and CJ adds a few names to the list. Ja Morant is the clear frontrunner for Rookie of the Year, but his ceiling is limitless. Zion Williamson is set to return next week, the Minnesota Timberwolves trade Jeff Teague, and Odell Beckham Jr was issued an arrest warrant after the LSU Tigers won the college football national championship.
Packing For NBA Road Trips, Playoff Reseeding, Spencer Dinwiddie Joins the Show
Packing for long road trips in the NBA can be challenging, but CJ has mastered it! He breaks down how he prepares for NBA road trips that feature cities in both hot and cold climates. The guys also break down the play that led to Carmelo Anthony’s recent game winning shot against the Toronto Raptors. Plus, the Pull Up Pod is excited to welcome on point guard for the Brooklyn Nets, Spencer Dinwiddie! Spencer discusses possible playoff reseeding and deceivingly tall NBA players. He also answers social media questions from the fans! All that and more on this week’s Pull Up! Follow us on Instagram - @PullUpPod
David Stern, All-Star Voting, NBA Evolution, Cleveland Browns
Former NBA commissioner David Stern has passed away at the age of 77 and his influence on basketball cannot be understated. The first update for All-Star voting is here and Luka Dončić is currently leading the league in votes! The NBA is quickly evolving and the sky’s the limit for how basketball might change over the next decade. The Cleveland Browns need a new head coach and general manager, the NBA Rookie of the Year race is heating up, and the wine was flowing over the holidays! All that and more on this week’s Pull Up!
Christmas Day Games, James Harden's Mastery of the Game, Best Emojis
Christmas is here and with it, NBA games! CJ and Jordan preview the must see matchups happening on Christmas day. James Harden may have mastered the modern game whether people like it or not. The New York Times quantified Lebron James' emoji use on Social Media, so CJ and Jordan give their list of "most used emojis." Finally, with the holidays finally here the guys give a few wine recommendations in the Pull Up Wine Corner.
Portland Trail Blazers star - and former journalism major at Lehigh – CJ McCollum hosts Pull Up alongside Jordan Schultz of Yahoo Sports. Pull Up 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.
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