Portland Trail Blazers stars Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum have always been part of the “Best Backcourt in the League?” conversation due to their proven success and blistering scoring. Greg Swartz of Bleacher Report went a step further by crowning the Lillard-McCollum backcourt as the best heading into the 2019-20 season:
Proven success after six seasons together? Again, check.
With no Curry and Thompson to look up to (for now), the Trail Blazers backcourt can finally stake its claim as the NBA’s best.