McCollum sets Trail Blazers record with 28 first-quarter points
Portland Trail Blazers guard C.J. McCollum poured in 28 points in the first quarter against the Chicago Bulls.
C.J. McCollum torched the nets early against the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday, leading to a new Portland Trail Blazers record.
McCollum poured in 28 points in the first quarter of the midweek NBA clash — on nine-of-10 shooting from the field — to set a franchise record for points scored in the opening period.
The 28 points were also the most scored by any player in a single quarter so far this season.
Trail Blazers guard McCollum entered the game averaging 21.4 points.