Trail Blazers guards Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum spoke with ESPN’s Rachel Nichols about last year’s ignominious playoff sweep at the hands of the Pelicans. They cover a wide-range of topics, including what McCollum did immediately after the series (hint: it included some very relatable unhealthy eating).
.@Dame_Lillard and @CJMcCollum sit down to explain just how raw the memory of last year’s “embarrassing” playoff sweep was, and why today’s win over the Thunder was the start of a redemption they’re determined to find. #RipCity pic.twitter.com/KLHuu88xJ7— Rachel Nichols (@Rachel__Nichols) April 14, 2019
Lillard and McCollum have already avoided last year’s fate, beating the Thunder in game one of their 2019 playoff series.