Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/18/14

LAS VEGAS - DECEMBER 17: Tre'Von Willis #33 of the UNLV Rebels goes for a steal between Damian Lillard #1 and Matt Washington #33 of the Weber State Wildcats during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center December 17, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
The Portland Trail Blazers needed a point guard, and they think they got one with Damian Lillard of Weber State, who was drafted by the Blazers with the No. 6 pick of the first round of Thursday's NBA draft. For a player from Weber State to be taken in the lottery, he has to have a lot going for him, and Lillard does. He is a scoring point guard, who averaged 24.5 points, which was second in the nation. He is a good penetrator who also has range on his jumper. He is strong, but quick, and is a smart, steady player who works hard. Portland had two pick among the first 11 draft choices on Thursday for new Portland general manager Neil Oshey, who was the Clippers GM last season. With the 11th pick, the Blazer took Illinois center Meyers Leonard. But Lillard is the player who is expected to help immediately. Whether he has the floor vision needed to be an NBA point guard is a question - he averaged just 2.9 assists, but, of course, he did not have the surrounding talen...
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