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CJ and Melo Play on Same Team During Training Session

The two were recorded playing with each other during an NBA training session

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Put the wood back on the fire, Trail Blazers fans.

In an Instagram video posted by House of Highlights, Blazers guard CJ McCollum was seen playing with “Mr. Trade Rumor” himself, Carmelo Anthony. The two NBA stars were taking part in the Academy Basketball’s “M7 Blackout Sessions”.

Here’s the full video posted earlier this evening:

Trail Blazers digital reporter Casey Holdahl reached out to McCollum about the timing of video:

This was McCollum’s response:

While it’s just a 20-second clip, maybe Anthony liked what he saw while playing with McCollum. What do you think? Is this video an encouraging sign for Portland, or much ado about nothing?

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