Blazers' CJ McCollum on Game 2 vs. Nuggets: 'We Ain't Got No Suckas on Our Roster'

Jenna CiccotelliCorrespondent IIMay 25, 2021

DENVER, COLORADO - MAY 22: CJ McCollum #3 of the Portland Trail Blazers puts up a shot over Nikola Jokic #15 of the Denver Nuggets in the third quarter during Game One of their Western Conference first-round playoff series at Ball Arena on May 22, 2021 in Denver, Colorado. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
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With a foul-filled Game 2 in the rearview, Portland Trail Blazers star CJ McCollum said his team won't back down in its first-round playoff series against the Denver Nuggets.

"We ain't got no suckas on our roster," McCollum told reporters after Monday's game. "And we not really going for a lot of stuff. I think they have a lot of players who play hard and do a lot of those same things. So, I enjoy it. I don't mind it. It's just part of the playoffs."

Denver won 128-109 in a game that featured four technical fouls and a pair of flagrant fouls, one of which was assessed to McCollum after he shoved Nuggets guard Facundo Campazzo.

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In all, the two sides incurred 52 calls that led to 58 free throws.

Game 3 is scheduled for 10:30 p.m. ET Thursday.