C.J. McCollum had the game of his life on Sunday to help the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Denver Nuggets, 100-96, in Game 7 and advance to the Western Conference Finals.
McCollum finished with 33 points on 17-29 shooting and 9 rebounds, helping the Blazers overcome a 17-point deficit to get a shot at the NBA Finals just one year after being swept out of the first round.
McCollum made two huge plays that evoked NBA greats and helped the Blazers secure the win.
With less than five minutes remaining, Nuggets guard Jamal Murray leaked out on a fa