Christian James McCollum is a former American professional basketball player of the National Basketball Association.
He was born on September 19, 1991, in Canton, Ohio, United States.
CJ McCollum stands at a height of 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 m) tall.
McCollum was selected by the Portland Trail Blazers with the tenth overall pick in the 2013 NBA draft. A reserve in his first two years, he became a full-time starter for the Trail Blazers in his third season following the decision to become a shooting guard.
He was named the NBA’s Most Improved Player during his third year in the league in the 2015–16 season.
On August 7, 2021, he was elected president of the National Basketball Players Association, replacing Chris Paul.
In February 2022, McCollum was traded to the New Orleans Pelicans ending his nine-year run with the Blazers. He was later hired as an NBA analyst for ESPN on May 30, 2022.
Elise Esposito: Who Is CJ McCollum’s Wife?
Elise Esposito is well known as the wife of CJ McCollum.
Elise Esposito is a Doctor of Dental Surgery.
She was born on July 5, 1991, in United States.
Esposito completed Bethlehem Catholic high school in 2009.
In 2013, she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Behavioral Neuroscience from Lehigh University and subsequently received a Master’s degree in Healthcare Systems Engineering from the same University in 2014.
Elise Esposito graduated from Columbia University College of Dental Medicine in 2020 and completed her residency in General Practice Dentistry at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Portland, Oregon.
Elise and CJ McCollum met while studying at Lehigh University and began dating.
The couple got engaged in September 2018 and tied the knot on October 2, 2020, in Oregon wine country with 20 guests in attendance.
Elise Esposito and CJ McCollum are blessed with a son, Jacobi James McCollum.