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On this day in history: CJ McCollum was drafted by the Blazers 8 years ago originally appeared on NBC Sports Northwest
Happy NBA Draft Day Anniversary to Trail Blazers shooting guard CJ McCollum!!!
On this day back in 2013, the Trail Blazers selected McCollum No. 10th overall out of Lehigh University.
McCollum was the first player to be drafted in the league out of the private university.
The now 29-year-old signed his rookie contract back on July 11 before showing out at the 2013 Summer League in Las Vegas. McCollum averaged 21 points and 4 rebounds per game.
Over his career, McCollum holds averages of 18.9 points, 3.4 rebounds, and 3.3 assists.