Four years ago, C.J. McCollum was playing at Lehigh. Two years ago, he was barely in the Trail Blazers’ rotation. Now, McCollum — the reigning Most Improved Player — is set to receive a huge payday. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports: McCollum will earn $3,219,579 next season in the final year of his rookie-scale contract. His extension will kick in for the 2017-18 season. The Trail Blazers could offer McCollum just a four-year extension, because they already made Damian Lillard their designated player with a five-year extension. They could have re-signed McCollum to a five-year deal as a restricted free agent next summer, but they chose this route. If this is a true max contract, Portland also
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Keith Schlosser, SNY.TV Twitter | Archive There's a whole lot of triangle offense going around. For as often as some of the more pressing critics may attempt to knock Phil Jackson's offensive philosophies as old fashioned and/or complicated, it's worth noting that teams across the league incorporate elements of the triangle into their version of success. As BBALLBREAKDOWN goes on to point out in their latest video, Jeff Hornacek's fast-paced offense with the Phoenix Suns featured many pinch-post plays and pass handoffs that resembled the triangle. Much like the Knicks' offense, the key to Hornacek's offense was constant flow. The ball (much like the players on the court) was constantly moving.