Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 2/8/14
Shoot The Moon NBA All-Star Weekend will begin Feb. 14, and by Feb. 16, the Portland Trail Blazers‘ Damian Lillard will have made history. It was announced Thursday that Damian Lillard will be participating in the NBA’s three-point contest on All-Star Saturday. The contest is the fifth that the sophomore has committed to, which is an NBA record. Before the season began, Lillard told CBSSports’ Matt Moore that he wanted to be an All-Star. “I always had high expectations for myself,” Lillard said. “Why not be an All-Star? I believe it can happen.” Not only is it going to happen, but it will come along with four other events. Lillard will be doing just about everything, and that’s sure to help build his brand as a legitimate superstar. Rising Stars Challenge To begin the weekend, Lillard will participate in the Rising Stars Challenge. He was drafted second by Team Hill, coached by former player and current analyst Grant Hill, and he’ll be joining the likes of Andre Drummond, Bradley Be...
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