Errick McCollum

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Errick McCollum
Errick McCollum 3 - Anadolu Efes S.K. 20171215 (cropped).jpg
McCollum with Andolu Efes in 2017
Free agent
Position Shooting guard / Point guard
Personal information
Born (1988-01-22) January 22, 1988 (age 30)
Canton, Ohio
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight 192 lb (87 kg)
Career information
High school GlenOak (Canton, Ohio)
College Goshen (2006–2010)
NBA draft 2010 / Undrafted
Playing career 2010–present
Career history
2010–2011 Elitzur Netanya
2011–2012 Hapoel Kfar Saba
2012–2013 Apollon Patras
2013–2014 Panionios
2014–2015 Zhejiang Golden Bulls
2015–2016 Galatasaray
2016–2017 Beikong Fly Dragons
2017 Galatasaray
2017–2018 Anadolu Efes
Career highlights and awards

Errick "E" Lane McCollum II[1] (born January 22, 1988) is an American professional basketball player who last played for Anadolu Efes of the Turkish Basketball Super League and the EuroLeague. He played college basketball for Goshen. At a height of 1.88 m (6'2"),[2] he plays at both the point guard and shooting guard positions.

High school[edit]

McCollum attended GlenOak High School, in Canton, Ohio, from 2002 to 2006, where he played with current NBA center, and former Ohio State Buckeye, Kosta Koufos. In 2006, McCollum was joined on the team's varsity squad by his younger brother, then a freshman, C.J. McCollum.

College career[edit]

McCollum played college basketball at Goshen College from 2006 to 2010. He graduated as the school's all-time leading scorer with 2,789 points.[3] He was named an NAIA DII All-American in all 4 years at Goshen College. He was also named a First Team NAIA Division II All-American in his senior season.[4]

Professional career[edit]

Israel[edit]

McCollum started his pro career in 2010, with the Israeli Premier League club Elitzur Netanya.[5] He spent the 2011–12 season with the Israel 2nd Division club Hapoel Kfar Saba.

Greece[edit]

McCollum played with the Greek League club Apollon Patras, during the 2012–13 season. He joined the Greek club Panionios, for the 2013–14 season.[6] During the 2013–14 season, he led both the Greek League and the 2nd tier European competition, the EuroCup, in scoring.

China[edit]

In the summer of 2014, McCollum signed a one-year deal with the Zhejiang Golden Bulls of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA).[7] On January 30, 2015, he set the new single game scoring record in the Chinese Basketball Association, with 82 points scored in one game. McCollum also added 10 rebounds and 4 assists in the same game, but his team, the Zhejiang Golden Bulls, lost the game to the Guangdong Southern Tigers, by a score of 129-119.[8]

Turkey[edit]

On September 5, 2015, McCollum signed a one-year deal to play in Turkey, with the Turkish club Galatasaray, of the European-wide 2nd-tier level EuroCup.[9] In the 2015–16 EuroCup season, he was named to the All-EuroCup First Team, and selected the EuroCup MVP.[10][11] McCollum's team, Galatasaray, eventually won the season's EuroCup championship.

Return to China[edit]

On August 1, 2016, McCollum signed with the Beikong Fly Dragons of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA).[12] He led the CBA league in scoring, for the second time.[13]

Return to Turkey[edit]

On March 8, 2017, McCollum returned to Galatasaray, for the remainder of the Turkish Super League 2016–17 season.[14] On July 14, 2017, McCollum signed with the Turkish club Anadolu Efes, of the European-wide top-tier level, the EuroLeague, for the 2017–18 season.[15] On June 28, 2018, McCollum and Efes officially parted ways.

USA[edit]

In July 2014, McCollum joined the Denver Nuggets' summer league squad, for the 2014 NBA Summer League.[16] McCollum has also competed with Overseas Elite in The Basketball Tournament. He was a point guard on the 2015, 2016, and 2017 teams that all won the championship of the winner-take-all tournament. In 2017, McCollum averaged 13.7 PPG during the tournament. [17]

Personal[edit]

McCollum's younger brother, C. J. McCollum, is a professional basketball player for the Portland Trail Blazers of the NBA.

He is the son of Kathy Andrews, and Errick McCollum I.

On July 11, 2017, he proposed to his long time girlfriend, Brittny.

College awards[edit]

References[edit]

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