Trail Blazers 1st round selection (6)
As the 2012 NBA Draft drew nearer, it was clear that the Portland Trail Blazers were going to be searching for a guard.
After weeks of working out many athletes and reviewing countless hours of film, the Trailblazers found themselves drafting Damian Lillard from Weber State with the 6th overall pick in the Draft. Not only was Lillard the first...
Lillard gets to stay home in the northwest with Portland. Portland did not get good point guard play last season and their point guards are free agents. So they needed to get one in the draft. Look for Lillard to start from day one.
Lillard stock has been on the rise for a long time now. Don’t be fooled by him playing at a small school. Lillard biggest strength...
Damian LillardWeber State - Junior (Born 1990)Point Guard6'3" 195lbsThe Good:- big-time scorer- can score in multiple ways (driving to hoop, pull-ups, three-pointers)- real good three-point shooter (40.9%)- great at getting to the free throw line (8.0 attempts/game)- automatic from the charity stripe (88.7%)- solid rebounder- good at creating steals- efficient scorer
I have started a new section on the ‘NBA Mistress’ leading up to the 2012 NBA Draft, in which I highlight NBA Draft candidates including video, selection projection, stats,etc. Damian Lillard – Weber State Position: Point Guard Height: 6’2″ Weight: 185 2011-2012 Stats: 24.5 ppg, 5 rpg, 4 apg Strengths: The NBA has seen [...]
Draft fans and pundits everywhere always love the story of the small school guy who gets his dream and is chosen in the NBA Draft. However, Damian Lillard, out of Weber State, is not your typical small school player. Lillard was under-recruited coming out of high school, so Weber State ended up being his destination. It didn’t take long for Lillard to make an impact, and...
Weber State guard Damian Lillard will bypass his final year of eligibility and declare for the NBA draft after one of the best individual seasons in school history.
The 21-year-old Lillard made his announcement Tuesday.
The native of Oakland, Calif., finished second in the country in scoring, averaging 24.5 points, five rebounds and four assists en route to his second Big Sky MVP...
Via AP on Fox
April 03, 2012
On Wednesday night, Montana locked up an NCAA tournament bid with an 85-66 win over Weber State in the Big Sky Conference tournament championship game. Some of the Montana students in attendance were so excited that they got a little carried away, as a few of them started shaking the basket stanchion while Weber State guard Damian Lillard was attempting a free throw. Sorry, guys...
Damian Lillard led the way with 22 points as Weber State won its fourth consecutive game and ninth in a row over Sacramento State 74-63 on Saturday.
Scott Bamforth added 19 points and Kyle Tresnak had 18 points for the Wildcats (10-3, 2-0 Big Sky), who outscored the Hornets 32-14 in the paint despite being outrebounded 37-29.
John Dickson scored 20 points, Joe Eberhard had 15 points...
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December 31, 2011
BYU held Weber State's Damian Lillard, the nation's leading scorer at 28.2 points per game, to a season low 15 points on Wednesday.
December 08, 2011
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Jimmer may have jumped to the NBA yet there's a new NCAA scoring leader in Utah, one who can pop the 3, slash to the hoop and drop 40 on a given night.
About the only thing junior point guard Damian Lillard lacks is a catchy first name, though Weber State teammates and friends are starting to call him FlyGuy after his performances of late, including a 41-point outburst in Saturday...