Blazers Fan Fest: Rookies impress, McCollum wins MVP

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PORTLAND, Ore. -- Portland Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum led all scorers with 15 points to take home MVP honors Sunday at the Blazers' annual Fan Fest.

McCollum led the Black Team to a 54-37 win against the Gray Team after four six-minute, running clock quarters. 

Blazers rookie Isaiah Briscoe, one of several players vying for the 15th spot on Portland's roster, had 14 points, six rebounds and five assists for the Black Team.

The Grey Team was led by rookie Caleb Swanigan, who had 14 points and three rebounds.

BY THE NUMBERS

Black Team

  • Jake Layman: 8 points, 3 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal, FG (3-9 FG, 2-3 3P, 0-0 FT)
  • Meyers Leonard: 4 points, 4 rebounds, 1 block, FG (2-5, 0-3, 0-0)
  • Ed Davis: 9 points, 5 rebounds, 1 steal, FG (3-5, 0-0, 3-3)
  • Isaiah Briscoe: 14 points, 6 rebounds, 5 assists, 2 steals, FG (6-7, 2-2, 0-0)
  • CJ McCollum: 15 points, 2 assists, FG (6-9, 3-3, 0-0)

Grey Team

  • Al-Farouq Aminu: 0 points, 1 rebounds, 1 assist, FG (0-4, 0-2, 0-0)
  • Anthony Morrow: 0 points, 1 assist, 1 steal, FG (0-3, 0-2, 0-0)
  • Jusuf Nurkic: 4 points, 4 rebounds, 2 steals, FG (2-7, 0-1, 0-0)
  • Pat Connaughton: 7 points, 3 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal, FG (3-5, 1-3, 0-0)
  • Damian Lillard: 8 points, 1 assist, 1 steal, FG (3-4, 2-3, 0-0)
  • Archie Goodwin: 5 points, 1 rebound, 1 assist, FG (2-5, 1-1, 0-0)
  • Caleb Swanigan: 13 points, 4 rebounds, 1 assist, FG (5-9, 1-1, 2-4)

Several players sat out for the Blazers because of injuries, including Evan Turner, Maurice Harkless, Shabazz Napier (left quadriceps), Noah Vonleh (right shoulder) and CJ Wilcox (left knee).

After Sunday's scrimmage, Blazers head coach Terry Stotts said Turner and Harkless were late scratches for Sunday's event. He said both should be ready to play in Portland's first preseason game Tuesday.

Portland will host the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Moda Center. The game will air on Comcast Sports Northwest and NBA TV.

WATCH IT AGAIN: Blazers Fan Fest 2017

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