Portland Trail Blazers guard C.J. McCollum can’t go on vacation, so he found a back-up plan: participating in the 3-point shootout at All-Star Weekend.
“I wanted to go on vacation,” McCollum said Saturday. “If I’m not going to play in the game, I would rather be on vacation. But I can’t be on vacation since my girl’s got a test. So I figured I could go for 48 hours and get out there and still get some rest and relaxation.”
“I will [compete],” McCollum said. “At first, I was against it. I didn’t really want to go, but seeing as how I performed last year and my girl can’t go on vacation because she has a test on Monday, it kind of changed my view on it.”
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