Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 7/29/13
U.S.A.! U.S.A! Damian Lillard made the Portland Trail Blazers proud recently when he participated in a Team USA minicamp. He looked like a natural fit alongside some of the game’s top up-and-coming stars, and it looks as if he has a future when it comes to international competition. The 22-year-old is vying for a spot on the 2014 FIBA roster. The team will be competing for a World Cup Championship in Spain, and while the 2016 Olympics are also worth noting, the focus right now is on next summer. The roster hasn’t been set, as the brain trusts behind the operation want to see what each player brings to the table during the first half of the 2013-14 NBA season. That said, we learned a lot about the competition, and there’s a few things Blazers fans can take away from what they saw in Las Vegas. Rip City Has a True Superstar Damian Lillard and Kyrie Irving have both earned superstar status. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images) Damian Lillard has been looked at as a superstar since Game...
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