CJ McCollum vs Will Barton Duel
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Portland’s CJ McCollum and Denver’s Will Barton don’t get much media attention but if you are a fan of either of these two teams or play fantasy basketball then you know how great these two have been this season.
On Wednesday, the 2 fantasy stars faced off and neither disappointed. Former Blazer draft pick Barton had a game-high 31 points and McCollum had a team-high 29 for the Lillard-less Blazers.
“I like how he’s scoring without necessarily forcing the issue. He’s picking his spots well, he’s running the team well,” Stotts said of CJ. “He’s playing with a lot of composure and confidence, not only as a scorer, but as a point guard.”
Stotts also had some kind words for Barton.
“I have to hand to Will. He’s playing terrific. He’s playing with confidence. Will has put in a lot of time. He’s a gym rat, and it’s showing,” Stotts said.