C.J. McCollum Outscores Pelicans in 1st Quarter, Scores 28 of Career-High 37 in 1st Half

Published on October 29th, 2015 by Astramskas, David | 690 views

C.J. McCollum has been putting up big numbers throughout the preseason and on Wednesday night, he put up the biggest numbers of his NBA career.  C.J. outscored the Pelicans during a stretch in the first quarter and scored 28 of his career-high 37 in the first half.

“It feels good man, like a caged animal ready to be unleashed,” McCollum said. “The basket continues to get bigger and bigger and you continue to gain confidence.”

The unleashed beast also had 6 rebounds and made 6 of 9 3-pointers in 37 minutes.

“A great shooter,” New Orleans coach Alvin Gentry said. “So there’s not a whole lot you can do about it. He was in a rhythm.”

(AP Photo/Steve Dykes)


About the Author

David Astramskas,

Aka VincentDa & RedApples fka Expiredpineapples. My alter-ego is a digital-marketing guy in Houston. Won editing awards & created obsolete flash websites that have been featured in mags like Sports Illustrated. Studied film & women at FSU during the golden age of hip-hop. Collects records, laserdiscs, sports memorabilia & toys. Father of 2 daughters that are more athletic and popular on YouTube.

Back to Top ↑