Errick McCollum

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Errick McCollum
Errick McCollum 3 - Anadolu Efes S.K. 20171215 (cropped).jpg
McCollum with Andolu Efes, 2017
No. 3 – Pınar Karşıyaka
PositionShooting guard / Point guard
Champions League
Personal information
Born (1988-01-22) January 22, 1988 (age 34)
Canton, Ohio
Listed height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight192 lb (87 kg)
Career information
High schoolGlenOak (Canton, Ohio)
CollegeGoshen (2006–2010)
NBA draft2010 / Undrafted
Playing career2010–present
Career history
2010–2011Elitzur Netanya
2011–2012Hapoel Kfar Saba
2012–2013Apollon Patras
2014–2015Zhejiang Golden Bulls
2016–2017Beikong Fly Dragons
2017–2018Anadolu Efes
2018–2020UNICS Kazan
2020–2021Khimki Moscow
2021–2022Lokomotiv Kuban
2022–presentPınar Karşıyaka
Career highlights and awards

Errick "E" Lane McCollum II[1] (born January 22, 1988) is an American professional basketball player for the Turkish team Pınar Karşıyaka of the Basketbol Süper Ligi (BSL) and Basketball Champions League. 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 former NBA and Ohio State Buckeye center Kosta Koufos. In 2006, McCollum was joined on the team's varsity squad by his younger brother, then a freshman, CJ McCollum.[citation needed]

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]


McCollum started his pro career in 2010, with the Israeli Basketball Premier League club Elitzur Netanya.[5] He spent the 2011–12 season with the Israel 2nd Division club Hapoel Kfar Saba, for whom he averaged 23.8 points, 7.6 rebounds, and 3.4 assists per game.[6]


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.[7] During the 2013–14 season, he led both the Greek League and the 2nd tier European competition, the EuroCup, in scoring.[citation needed]


In July 2014, McCollum joined the Denver Nuggets' summer league squad, for the 2014 NBA Summer League.[8]

In the summer of 2014, McCollum signed a one-year deal with the Zhejiang Golden Bulls of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA).[9] 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.[10]


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.[11] In the 2015–16 EuroCup season, he was named to the All-EuroCup First Team, and selected the EuroCup MVP.[12][13] McCollum's team, Galatasaray, eventually won the season's EuroCup championship.[citation needed]

Return to China[edit]

On August 1, 2016, McCollum signed with the Beikong Fly Dragons of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA).[14] He led the CBA league in scoring, for the second time.[15]

Return to Turkey[edit]

On March 8, 2017, McCollum returned to Turkey for a second stint, signing with Galatasaray for the remainder of the Turkish Super League's 2016–17 season.[16]

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.[17] On November 14, 2017, McCollum recorded 31 points, shooting 8-of-11 from 3-point range, along with four rebounds and three assists in a 92–72 win over Maccabi Tel Aviv. He was subsequently named EuroLeague Round 7 MVP.[18] On June 28, 2018, McCollum and Efes officially parted ways.[citation needed]


On September 21, 2018, McCollum signed with the Russian team Unics Kazan for the 2018–19 season.[19] He averaged 19.9 points per game in the VTB league. On July 19, 2020, McCollum parted ways with the team.[20]

On September 7, 2020, he signed with Khimki of the VTB United League.[21] McCollum averaged 14.1 points per game in VTB league play.

On August 17, 2021, he signed with Lokomotiv Kuban of the VTB United League.[22]

Return to Turkey for third time[edit]

On June 22, 2022, he signed with Pınar Karşıyaka of the Basketbol Süper Ligi.[23]

The Basketball Tournament[edit]

McCollum has competed with Overseas Elite in The Basketball Tournament (TBT). He was a point guard on the 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 teams that all won the championship game of the winner-take-all tournament. In 2017, McCollum averaged 13.7 PPG during the tournament.[24] In TBT 2018, McCollum played six games. He averaged 13.2 PPG, 2.8 assists per game and 2.7 rebounds per game. Overseas Elite reached the championship game and played Eberlein Drive, winning 70–58 for their fourth consecutive TBT title. McCollum was also named to the TBT 2018 All-Tournament Team. McCollum did not play in TBT 2019, due to getting married.[25]


McCollum's younger brother, CJ McCollum, is a professional basketball player for the New Orleans Pelicans of the NBA.[citation needed]

College awards[edit]


  1. ^ Errick Lane MCCOLLUM II.
  3. ^ Goshen College Athletics men's basketball record book.
  4. ^ 2009-10 NAIA Division II Men's Basketball All-America Teams Announced.
  5. ^ " GlenOak's McCollum heads to Israel for basketball career". Archived from the original on 2013-06-02. Retrieved 2013-10-11.
  6. ^ "Errick McCollum, Basketball Player".
  7. ^ Errick McCollum moves to Panionios.
  8. ^ 2014 Nuggets Summer League Roster.
  9. ^ Former GC basketball star signs deal in China.
  10. ^ Errick McCollum scores CBA record 82 points.
  11. ^ Errick McCollum Galatasaray’da (in Turkish).
  12. ^ 2015-16 All-Eurocup First, Second teams announced.
  13. ^ 2015-16 Eurocup MVP: Errick McCollum, Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul.
  14. ^ North Control adds McCollum to their roster, ex Galatasaray.
  15. ^ CBA联赛球员个人技术统计排行榜/场均 16–17 (in Chinese).
  16. ^ Errick McCollum signed with Galatasaray.
  17. ^ Efes gets scoring ace McCollum.
  18. ^ "Round 7 MVP: Errick McCollum, Anadolu Efes Istanbul". November 14, 2017. Retrieved October 1, 2018.
  19. ^ "Unics Kazan signs Errick McCollum". September 21, 2018. Retrieved September 24, 2018.
  20. ^ "Errick McCollum, Unics Kazan part ways". Sportando. July 19, 2020. Retrieved July 19, 2020.
  21. ^ "Errick McCollum signs with Khimki Moscow". Sportando. September 7, 2020. Retrieved September 7, 2020.
  22. ^ "Lokomotiv Kuban lands Errick McCollum". Sportando. August 17, 2021. Retrieved August 18, 2021.
  23. ^ "Errick McCollum Pınar Karşıyaka'mızda". June 22, 2022. Retrieved June 22, 2022.
  24. ^ "Individual payouts for Overseas Elite | The Basketball Tournament". Retrieved 2016-04-28.
  25. ^ Barkas, Aris (June 1, 2019). "Errick McCollum will get married this summer and miss the Basketball Tournament". Retrieved July 28, 2019.

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