141 episodes

New Orleans Pelicans star - and former journalism major at Lehigh – CJ McCollum hosts Pull Up, a one-of-a-kind show that gives an unmatched look into the NBA and the life of a basketball superstar. CJ has been lauded as the next breakout star in sports media. But why wait till he retires to begin his next career? In Pull Up, CJ will talk about everything from where star players will go in free agency, to what it’s like to drop 50, to his favorite glass of wine. Pull Up will provide unmatched NBA access, plenty of laughs, and world-class guests in an unprecedented sports podcast showcasing an NBA and media star at the height of his career.

Pull Up with CJ McCollum CJ McCollum & Cadence13

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    • 4.8 • 2K Ratings

New Orleans Pelicans star - and former journalism major at Lehigh – CJ McCollum hosts Pull Up, a one-of-a-kind show that gives an unmatched look into the NBA and the life of a basketball superstar. CJ has been lauded as the next breakout star in sports media. But why wait till he retires to begin his next career? In Pull Up, CJ will talk about everything from where star players will go in free agency, to what it’s like to drop 50, to his favorite glass of wine. Pull Up will provide unmatched NBA access, plenty of laughs, and world-class guests in an unprecedented sports podcast showcasing an NBA and media star at the height of his career.

    Playoffs, Larry Nance Jr., and Mailbag

    Playoffs, Larry Nance Jr., and Mailbag

    CJ opens with his feelings on the end of his season, the loss to the Suns, and where the Pelicans go from here. Then, he breaks down the 2nd round series' and lists his top 5 players left in the playoffs. Larry Nance Jr. then joins the show for a deep-dive interview! All that, plus a listener mailbag to wrap things up.
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    • 1 hr 27 min
    Playoff Predictions and Award Picks

    Playoff Predictions and Award Picks

    CJ discusses the Pelicans play-in matchup against the Spurs, what the preparation and approach looks like, and what he's telling the young guys. Then, CJ breaks down the other play-in games and forthcoming playoff series, sharing what each team needs to do to win before making his official predictions. Lastly, CJ makes his selections for DPOY, ROY, MIP, MVP, and First Team All-NBA!
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    • 32 min
    A Memorable Homecoming and Jose Alvarado

    A Memorable Homecoming and Jose Alvarado

    CJ discusses his return to Portland before going deep into the incredible journey, basketball motivation, and life perspectives of his Pelicans teammate Jose Alvarado. 
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    • 1 hr 12 min
    60-Balls, Beating Duke, and the MVP Race

    60-Balls, Beating Duke, and the MVP Race

    CJ opens by updating everyone on his time in protocol. Then, CJ breaks down the recent scoring barrage in the league and highlights Kyrie's greatness before naming his top 3 guys that will join the 60-point club next. Next, CJ reminisces about beating Duke in the NCAA Tournament 10 years ago, picks the league MVP, and puts himself in the shoes of Steve Kerr. Pull Up!
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    • 38 min
    Ja Morant is Must-See-TV, Elam Ending, and Avoiding the Nets

    Ja Morant is Must-See-TV, Elam Ending, and Avoiding the Nets

    CJ discusses the recent successes of the Pelicans and touches on the Zion situation. Next, CJ dives into Ja Morant's game and shares his top 5 "must-see-TV" players in the league right now. Then, CJ dishes on the Elam Ending, expresses his disappointment about the unlikelihood of Ben Simmons playing against the Sixers on March 10, and raves about how the new-look Sixers have played thus far. All that, plus will teams in the East begin to start resting guys to avoid the Nets in a round 1 playoff matchup?
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    • 35 min
    CJ is a Pelican! + Harden/Simmons, and Missing the PJ

    CJ is a Pelican! + Harden/Simmons, and Missing the PJ

    CJ opens discussing his trade, his article in the The Players' Tribune, and his first few days in NOLA. Then, CJ shares his thoughts on the blockbuster trade between the Nets and Sixers from all angles, pulls up on the Celtics win streak, and serves an L to the Lakers and Warriors before giving a dub to DeMar DeRozan. All that, plus people aren't talking about Giannis.
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    • 46 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
2K Ratings

2K Ratings

Tharealjimshady ,

Love the podcast!

Nice to have you in our city. You can’t imagine how bad we wanted someone who wanted to be here. You are constantly showing us love and we will show it back I promise

Pels and Raiders fan ,

CJ!!! Great pods

I’m a pelican fan but just in general one of my favorite podcasts i listen too

Butterbean531 ,

Missing episodes

I love this podcast, don’t know if it’s just me but about half of your catalog is missing. 2018 and 19 are all that’s left

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