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Portland drafts McCollum, Withey

NBA Draft

PORTLAND, Ore.— The Portland Trail Blazers attempted to solidify their backcourt of the future when they selected 6-foot-4 guard C.J. McCollum of Lehigh with the 10th pick in the NBA draft Thursday night.

A year ago, the Blazers used the No. 6 pick and grabbed point guard Damian Lillard, who became this season's NBA Rookie of the Year. McCollum looks to be a complement to Lillard, as the Patriot League's all-time leader scorer is a combo guard likely to fill Portland's need for a perimeter shooter.

"I'm a basketball player. I played one and two ...

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