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Pull Up with CJ McCollum

143 episodes - English - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★★ - 2K ratings

New Orleans Pelicans 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.

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Conference Finals, Founder of Siri Adam Cheyer, and Pat Bev

May 20, 2022 16:19 - 1 hour

CJ breaks down each of the Conference Finals series and shares some insight into the Warriors dynasty. Then, CJ brings on special guest Adam Cheyer. Adam is the co-founder of Siri Inc. and a founding member of Change.org. He's also a massive basketball fan! All that, plus CJ shares his thoughts on Patrick Beverely's recent media appearances, the draft lottery, and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Playoffs, Larry Nance Jr., and Mailbag

May 06, 2022 18:16 - 1 hour

CJ opens with his feelings on the end of his season, the loss to the Suns, and where the Pelicans go from here. Then, he breaks down the 2nd round series' and lists his top 5 players left in the playoffs. Larry Nance Jr. then joins the show for a deep-dive interview! All that, plus a listener mailbag to wrap things up. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Playoff Predictions and Award Picks

April 13, 2022 15:43 - 32 minutes

CJ discusses the Pelicans play-in matchup against the Spurs, what the preparation and approach looks like, and what he's telling the young guys. Then, CJ breaks down the other play-in games and forthcoming playoff series, sharing what each team needs to do to win before making his official predictions. Lastly, CJ makes his selections for DPOY, ROY, MIP, MVP, and First Team All-NBA! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

A Memorable Homecoming and Jose Alvarado

April 01, 2022 16:24 - 1 hour

CJ discusses his return to Portland before going deep into the incredible journey, basketball motivation, and life perspectives of his Pelicans teammate Jose Alvarado.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

60-Balls, Beating Duke, and the MVP Race

March 17, 2022 15:25 - 38 minutes

CJ opens by updating everyone on his time in protocol. Then, CJ breaks down the recent scoring barrage in the league and highlights Kyrie's greatness before naming his top 3 guys that will join the 60-point club next. Next, CJ reminisces about beating Duke in the NCAA Tournament 10 years ago, picks the league MVP, and puts himself in the shoes of Steve Kerr. Pull Up! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Ja Morant is Must-See-TV, Elam Ending, and Avoiding the Nets

March 04, 2022 16:13 - 35 minutes

CJ discusses the recent successes of the Pelicans and touches on the Zion situation. Next, CJ dives into Ja Morant's game and shares his top 5 "must-see-TV" players in the league right now. Then, CJ dishes on the Elam Ending, expresses his disappointment about the unlikelihood of Ben Simmons playing against the Sixers on March 10, and raves about how the new-look Sixers have played thus far. All that, plus will teams in the East begin to start resting guys to avoid the Nets in a round 1 playo...

CJ is a Pelican! + Harden/Simmons, and Missing the PJ

February 17, 2022 16:40 - 46 minutes

CJ opens discussing his trade, his article in the The Players' Tribune, and his first few days in NOLA. Then, CJ shares his thoughts on the blockbuster trade between the Nets and Sixers from all angles, pulls up on the Celtics win streak, and serves an L to the Lakers and Warriors before giving a dub to DeMar DeRozan. All that, plus people aren't talking about Giannis. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

All Stars, Super Bowl, and $19 million and Counting

February 04, 2022 16:03

CJ discusses the Blazers outlook heading into the trade deadline, his thoughts on the NBA All-Star selections, and gives his Super Bowl takes. Then, CJ dishes on Ben Simmons after reading the Ramona Shelburne article. All that, plus the spiraling Nets and MVP Embiid.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

All Stars, Super Bowl, and $19 Million and Counting

February 04, 2022 16:03 - 39 minutes

CJ discusses the Blazers outlook heading into the trade deadline, his thoughts on the NBA All-Star selections, and gives his Super Bowl takes. Then, CJ dishes on Ben Simmons after reading the Ramona Shelburne article. All that, plus the spiraling Nets and MVP Embiid.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Introducing Fly on the Wall with Dana Carvey and David Spade

January 26, 2022 11:00 - 2 minutes

Be a “Fly on the Wall” as Saturday Night Live alumni Dana Carvey and David Spade take you behind the scenes to reminisce about the most memorable stories and moments with friends of the show. In each episode, you’ll hear from your favorite cast members, hosts, writers, and musical guests as they share never-before told stories about their careers; including how they made their way to the show and how being a part SNL’s cultural history has impacted their lives beyond the show. Fly on the Wall...

Westbrook's Woes, Kyrie Returns and KD Out, and Daddy CJ

January 19, 2022 15:31 - 34 minutes

We're back! CJ is now a father and he's back on the court. He addresses the latest for him and the Blazers before taking a deep dive into his two most interesting teams this season. Then, CJ shares his thoughts on Russell Westbrook, Kyrie is back and the Nets have action, Simmons and the Sixers are both losing, and Devin Booker has mascot beef. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Struggling Lakers, Covid Issues, Hansel Enmanuel

December 23, 2021 16:59 - 45 minutes

CJ discusses how he’s prepping for his first baby and gives an update on his injury. Then, he gives an update on conversations the NBPA and the league have had about the current Covid situation, before talking about the G-leaguers and veterans that are getting unexpected opportunities. Plus, a new Hall of Fame nomination pool, a 1-armed kid getting D1 offers, the struggling Lakers, and Mailbag! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

DeMar DeRozan on Compton, the Bulls, and Drake

December 10, 2021 17:21 - 1 hour

CJ addresses his recent injury news, the heavily scrutinized Blazers, and the impact of Covid on the NBA. Then, 4x NBA All Star DeMar DeRozan joins the show to discuss growing up in Compton, what he learned from Pop in San Antonio, early season NBA awards, his favorite Drake and Kyle Lowry stories, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Lebron Suspended, Walton Fired, and League Parity

November 23, 2021 17:31 - 39 minutes

CJ opens with a discussion on the Blazers recent win streak and the increasing parity in the NBA. Then, CJ shares his thoughts on the Lebron James / Isaiah Stewart tussle, before the dub and L of the week. Plus, more mailbag! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Cheap Shots, Players Only Meetings, and the Red Hot Warriors

November 12, 2021 16:51 - 38 minutes

CJ breaks down some of the Blazers' early season struggles, gives his analysis of the Jokic/Morris altercation, and digs into the Celtics drama and players only meetings. Plus, what does CJ make of his guy Odell leaving the Browns? Then, CJ praises the Warriors’ hot start and discusses the John Wall contract situation before answering some fan-submitted questions.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

First Week Impressions, Rule Change Reactions, and the NBA’s Top 75 List

October 26, 2021 21:06 - 36 minutes

The Blazers have started 1-2 but CJ is playing well and discusses how to stay even-keeled in a long season. The league’s new changes to the way fouls are interpreted have led to noticeable differences in the early part of the season. CJ shares his thoughts. Plus, CJ has been teammates with 2 players named to the NBA’s Top 75 of All Time list, what separates them and who does he think got snubbed? Then, the Lakers scuffle has highlighted some tensions in LA, and is Miles Bridges the favorite t...

Simmons Saga, Kyrie Drama, Season Gearing Up

October 15, 2021 15:13 - 36 minutes

CJ and the Blazers are prepping for the regular season under a new coach, and he discusses that process and what’s to come this year. Plus, Simmons finally shows up in Philly after a drama-filled offseason with the team, how his teammates and the fans are going to respond. The Kyrie situation has caught attention from everyone, why his “personal decision” isn’t personal at all, and how the Nets will fare without him. Then, season predictions as we gear up for the regular season, D-Wade’s son ...

Vaccine Issues, Sixers and Simmons, Media Days

September 30, 2021 14:47 - 29 minutes

CJ is back after Portland’s Media Day talking about gearing up for the regular season. Preparing with new teammates, new coaches, and new plays heading into the season. Plus, 30th birthday celebrations, and an a trip to the Cleveland sidelines to watch the Browns take on the Bears. Then CJ dishes on the latest vaccine situations in the NBA and how his role as the NBPA President factors in, and addresses rumors about a Ben Simmons trade. Plus, Klay Thompson looks like he could be back on the c...

Adam Schefter on Becoming the Guy, NBA/NFL Comparisons, Growth of the League

September 16, 2021 15:52 - 48 minutes

John Wall and the Rockets are working on a deal to trade Wall, where could he land and what will he bring to a new deal? Aaron Gordon gets the bag on a new 4-year deal, how the Nuggets are shaping up in the West especially when Murray returns. Plus, the 2021 Hall of Fame class is inducted, CJ shares his thoughts on a few of the members. Then, ESPN’s Adam Schefter joins CJ for a side of him you won’t get on any NFL shows. The guys talk about the importance of relationships in business and life...

Kyle Lowry on the Grind, Toronto to Miami, and Drake

September 01, 2021 16:48 - 1 hour

CJ sits down with 6x NBA All-Star and Raptors legend Kyle Lowry. Kyle talks about how he got into the game from his brother searching newspaper articles for basketball tryouts, how he’s grown his game over the years, winning the championship in Toronto and what that team and city meant to him, and his last season with Toronto and his move to Miami. Plus, he shares some wild stories about Drake from his time in Canada, dishes on his top 3 most difficult guards to face in the league, and much m...

NBPA President, Draymond/KD/Warriors Drama, More Free Agency Moves

August 20, 2021 14:59 - 49 minutes

CJ discusses his new role as NBPA President, what it means, and what he hopes to accomplish at the helm. Plus, more free agency moves, with guys like Kawhi, Embiid, Rozier, and Smart getting new deals. Who were the winners and losers of free agency? Also what happened with Dennis Schroder? Drama in 2018 with KD, Draymond, and the Warriors, CJ talks about what he remembers with that situation. The NBA early season schedule is out, and Isaiah Thomas has been getting buckets in pro-am games, doe...

Free Agency Frenzy, New Look Lakers, East Loads Up

August 06, 2021 13:40 - 43 minutes

It’s been a wild few days in free agency. Melo and a few other Blazers leave while new guys join. Lakers add Westbrook and a ton of veterans. The Knicks, Heat, Bulls, and Hawks all make splashes trying to contend with the Bucks and Nets in the East. Major bag alert for Steph Curry with his 2nd $200M contract, and Team USA goes for gold.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Woj on Bucks Championship, Giannis’ Humble Beginnings, What’s Next For Suns

July 22, 2021 01:27 - 1 hour

The Bucks are your 2021 NBA Champions. The one and only (and friend of the podcast) Adrian Wojnarowski stops by and shares some incredible stories about Giannis’ legendary performance, his humble beginnings from a poor kid in Greece and his development over the years, how the Bucks were able to construct a championship team with only 1 lottery pick, what this means for small markets and the shape of the league going forward. Plus, the future of the Suns and their stars, and some names to look...

Wild NBA Finals, Team USA, Biggest Draft Steals

July 16, 2021 00:14 - 34 minutes

The Bucks have come back to tie the series after going down 0-2 to the Suns. Who has the advantage now? Team USA drops a few exhibition games heading into the Olympics, how concerned should they be. Plus, looking at some of the biggest steals in the draft over the past few years, Space Jam 2 is set to be released, and what’s the deal with Scott Foster and CP3? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Nets Collapse, Sixers Conundrum, WCF Game 2 Insanity

June 24, 2021 14:00 - 37 minutes

Game 2 between the Suns and Clippers was possibly the craziest game in the last 5 years. CJ breaks down everything, from the back and forth shots, to the replays, interpreting the rules, the wild final play, and more. Plus, the Nets collapse and lose to the Bucks in 7, CJ breaks down the final game and what this means for the Nets moving forward. The Sixers are going to have some decisions to make with Ben Simmons, Celtics find their new head coach, and is Devin Booker really encroaching into...

Blazers Season Ends, Trade Rumors, Coaching Changes, Playoffs Roll On

June 10, 2021 01:15 - 40 minutes

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 B...

Heated Playoff Games, Flopping, Kwame Brown Goes Off

May 26, 2021 20:14 - 36 minutes

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 B...

Russ & Steph Make History, Play-In Drama, J. Cole in the G-League?

May 11, 2021 20:39 - 38 minutes

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 podcas...

Playoff Race Heats Up, NFT Craze, Respect for Zion

April 29, 2021 23:58 - 30 minutes

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/...

Play-In Games, Simmons vs. Gobert, & Vaccines in the League

April 15, 2021 16:06 - 37 minutes

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 owners...

League Shaken Up, Injury Issues, & MVP Dame

March 31, 2021 16:12 - 39 minutes

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

Pull Up is BACK! CJ is BACK! And Dame drops 50 in Historic Comeback

March 18, 2021 17:44 - 41 minutes

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/a...

The Last Dance Recap, NFL Draft, Fans Join the Show!

April 28, 2020 18:07 - 1 hour

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

The Last Dance, Gronk Joins the Buccaneers, Fan Questions

April 22, 2020 15:45 - 44 minutes

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

Jalen Green’s Decision, WNBA Draft, Tyler Herro Joins the Show

April 17, 2020 16:41 - 56 minutes

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 podcas...

CJ’s Coronavirus Donation, Myles Turner

April 08, 2020 16:15 - 58 minutes

Because of the impact that the Coronavirus has had on both Portland, Oregon, and Northern Ohio, CJ is donating $170,00 in relief money for each respective community. The guys also speak with star Center for the Indiana Pacers, Myles Turner! Myles here to talk about the Yoga, staying busying during quarantine, and how he’s matured as both a player and person since joining the NBA. It’s an interview you won’t want to miss! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

NBA 2k Tournament, Greatest Handles in NBA History, Payton Pritchard

April 01, 2020 15:47 - 41 minutes

In the absence of live sports, the NBA is holding an NBA 2k20 tournament with some of the league’s best gamers. Plus, Kyrie Irving is the best ball-handler in today’s game, but is he the greatest handler to ever play in the NBA? The guys discuss! And in the spirit of “March Madness” the Pull Up Podcast is pleased to welcome Oregon Ducks standout, Payton Pritchard, onto the show! He’s here to talk about the what it felt like to learn that the NCAA tournament was canceled, how he trains, and wh...

CJ Gets A Dog, Summer Olympics 2020, Most Unstoppable NBA Moves

March 25, 2020 15:55 - 50 minutes

CJ is officially a “dog dad” after the McCollum household adopted a rescue puppy! The 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo have officially been postponed which could have unintended consequences on the 2021 NBA season. The guys also discuss the most unstoppable signature moves in NBA history, whether Wilt Chamberlain would survive in today’s NBA, and Terry Bradshaw’s choice words for Tom Brady. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

NBA Hiatus & Social Distancing, Jordan Nwora, Esports

March 19, 2020 16:20 - 1 hour

The NBA is suspended and players across the league are exploring news ways to spend their new found free time! Plus, the guys speak with standout small forward for the Louisville Cardinals, Jordan Nwora! He’s here to talk about the disappoint many college players are feeling now that the NCAA tournament is officially canceled and what it’s like to prepare for the upcoming NBA draft. Social Distancing could cause a surge for E-Sports, Tom Brady signs with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and the guys...

Carmelo Anthony, NBA Postponed Indefinitely

March 12, 2020 22:57 - 1 hour

Carmelo Anthony joins the show for a special edition of Pull Up. This episode was recorded on Wednesday night in Portland, Oregon, as the news of the NBA decision to postponed the rest of the 2020 regular season was breaking. CJ and Carmelo Anthony find out in real time that they will not be playing games for an indefinite period and break down what the means for players, fans and the league as a whole. Melo also talks about his journey through NBA and what events proceeded his decision to si...

Spike Lee vs The Knicks, Lakers’ Open Roster Spot, Russell Westbrook’s Dominance

March 04, 2020 16:20 - 43 minutes

Spike Lee and the New York Knicks are at odds after the Director was asked to leave Madison Square Garden before a Knicks game and reenter through a separate entrance. The Lakers are looking to fill a roster spot and have a list of veterans players they could sign to the team before the postseason. Russell Westbrook has been lighting up the stat sheet, the Oklahoma City Thunder have been a pleasant surprise in the NBA this year, and the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is affecting the sports world as ...

Jayson Tatum & The Celtics, NBA Treatment & Recovery, Houston’s Small-Ball Experiment

February 27, 2020 16:11 - 55 minutes

Jayson Tatum and the Boston Celtics are proving that they are a championship threat in the Eastern Conference. There are several ways an NBA player can sustain success over the course of a long season, but one thing that should never be overlooked is how they recover and treat their bodies to maintain constant physical exhaustion. CJ talks about what he does to physically recover after a game. The Houston Rocket’s small-ball experiment is off and running, the Utah Jazz is trying to find an id...

Houston Astros Cheating Scandal, Cleveland Cavaliers Coaching Situation, NBA All-Star Game Recap

February 20, 2020 08:01 - 54 minutes

The sports world has been rocked by the Houston Astros sign-stealing scandal that won them the World Series in 2017 and athletes, including Lebron James, are speaking out. Cleveland Cavaliers head coach John Beilein is stepping down after a contentious tenure with the organization. Kyrie Irving is out indefinitely, the Houston Rockets continue to add depth, and the NBA All-Star game’s new format was a huge hit. All that and more on this week’s episode of Pull Up! Learn more about your ad choi...

Zion Williamson’s Development, Devin Booker Becomes an All-Star, NBA All-Star Weekend

February 13, 2020 23:39 - 33 minutes

Gary Trent Jr. has played a crucial role for the Portland Trail Blazers as they fight for a playoff spot. Zion Williamson has a long way to go in his development, but is proving he’s going to be a force in the league for years to come. Devin Booker becomes an All-Star in the wake of Damian Lillard’s injury, Duncan Robinson is about to light up the 3-Point contest, and the New York Knicks are still mismanaged. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

NBA Trade Deadline, Damian Lillard’s Insane Numbers, NY Knicks Future

February 06, 2020 16:33 - 51 minutes

CJ reflects on playing in the first game at Staples Center after the passing of Kobe Bryant and explains what has gone into Damian Lillard’s stellar play as of late. The NBA Trade Deadline caused a ton of shakeups, including a blockbuster 4-team trade between the Houston Rockets, Minnesota Timberwolves, Atlanta Hawks, and Denver Nuggets. CJ and Jordan also break down Miami’s decision to acquire Andre Iguodala. The New York Knicks are attempting to turn their organization around (again) and th...

Kobe Bryant’s Legacy and Impact on Basketball

January 29, 2020 19:05 - 44 minutes

The untimely and heartbreaking loss of Kobe Bryant has rocked the country. On this special tribute episode of Pull Up, CJ and Jordan share their favorite Kobe stories and talk about the indelible impact he left on the game of basketball. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Trail Blazers Update, Dame’s Big Night, Zion’s Debut, Adam Schefter Joins the Show

January 23, 2020 16:35 - 56 minutes

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 th...

Kyrie Irving Wants Help in Brooklyn, Toughest Players to Guard, Ja Morant’s Rise

January 16, 2020 23:45 - 53 minutes

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 t...

Packing For NBA Road Trips, Playoff Reseeding, Spencer Dinwiddie Joins the Show

January 09, 2020 17:51 - 47 minutes

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...

David Stern, All-Star Voting, NBA Evolution, Cleveland Browns

January 03, 2020 08:01 - 49 minutes

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 ...


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