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Damian Lillard had a standout rookie campaign last season after he was drafted sixth overall by the Portland Trail Blazers. So good, in fact, that point guard was voted unanimously as the NBA Rookie of the Year and is the current record-holder for most three-pointers made by a rookie with 185. Despite the sudden and [...]The post Damian Liliard regrets declining fan’s photo request, meets up with him later (pic) appeared first on Sportress of Blogitude.
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