G CJ McCollum agrees to 3-year extension with Trail Blazers

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PORTLAND, OR - MAY 20: CJ McCollum #3 of the Portland Trail Blazers stands for the National Anthem before Game Four of the Western Conference Finals against the Golden State Warriors on May 20, 2019 at the Moda Center in Portland, Oregon. (Photo by Cameron Browne/NBAE via Getty Images)

G CJ McCollum agrees to 3-year extension with Trail Blazers

PORTLAND, OR - MAY 20: CJ McCollum #3 of the Portland Trail Blazers stands for the National Anthem before Game Four of the Western Conference Finals against the Golden State Warriors on May 20, 2019 at the Moda Center in Portland, Oregon. (Photo by Cameron Browne/NBAE via Getty Images)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- CJ McCollum has agreed to a three-year contract extension with the Portland Trail Blazers.

The 27-year-old McCollum averaged 21.0 points last season, helping Portland make it to the Western Conference finals. The 6-foot-3 shooting guard, who was selected by the Trail Blazers with the 10th overall pick in the 2013 draft, has averaged at least 20.8 points over the last four years.

The agreement keeps McCollum under contract through the 2023-24 season. McCollum's agent told ESPN the extension is worth $100 million.

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President of basketball operations Neil Olshey says McCollum ''is a franchise cornerstone and a critical part of our future.''

McCollum has career averages of 17.8 points, 3.1 rebounds and 2.9 assists in 411 games with Portland over six seasons. He also is a 40.1% shooter from 3-point range and makes 83.9% of his foul shots.

The deal was announced on Tuesday.

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