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How can Trail Blazers help Damian Lillard?

Now that he's surrounded by an inexperienced supporting cast that's filled with zero All-Stars or even above-average NBA talent, Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard will be the focus of every defense he faces this season.Life won't be easy. He'll get double teamed and run into situations where he needs teammates to put the ball in the basket. How much of a problem is this...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Damian Lillard: 'We're trying to find our identity'

Nobody expects the Portland Trail Blazers to make much noise this season. They were championship contenders a year ago, but lost four of their five starters and are now one of the youngest, thinnest teams in the league. But Damian Lillard probably disagrees. Below, courtesy of The Oregonian, watch the All-Star point guard discuss how his new teammates are surprising him at Portland...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lillard excited about the unknown as Blazers reboot

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - About the only thing that will feel familiar this season about the Portland Trail Blazers is Damian Lillard. The All-Star guard is the only starter left after the dramatic departures of forwards LaMarcus Aldridge and Nicolas Batum, center Robin Lopez and guard Wesley Matthews. With that group, the Blazers went into last season expecting to vie for the NBA championship...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Damian Lillard best highlights from 2014-15 season

As the Portland Trail Blazers faced roster overhaul in the offseason, one of the players who remains in the starting line-up is point guard Damian Lillard. Last season, Lillard averaged over twenty-one points, grabbed over four rebounds, and dished out over six assists per game. Check out some of his best highlights from the past season in the below video clip: *** Lillard Best...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Damian Lillard really the 8th best point guard in the NBA?

The NBA is filled with great point guards and the Portland Trail Blazers are lucky enough to have one of them. But just how good is Damian Lillard compared to his colleagues?According to this list by Sports on Earth's Michael Pina, Lillard is the eighth best starting point guard in the NBA. What do you think? Fair or foul?Lillard's outside shot did take a statistical dip last season...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

It’s Damian Lillard’s Kingdom Now

All hail Damian Lillard. It won’t be easy, but it’s for the best. When the Portland Trail Blazers ran through LaMarcus Aldridge, they — even with Aldridge and Brandon Roy for six seasons — never made it past the first round. The dynamic of late was Aldridge, three set shooters, and designated rebounder Robin Lopez. Wesley Matthews’ anterior cruciate ligament tear slowed...
Via Oregon Sports News
August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

The Big Dance: Damian Lillard Soldiers On

Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard has had quite a busy offseason. It began on a high note, inking a five-year, $120 million contract extension with the only NBA..... The post The Big Dance: Damian Lillard Soldiers On appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Damian Lilliard delivers great graduation speech

Former Weber State basketball player Damian Lillard left school a year early when he decided to enter the 2012 NBA draft. It was a gamble, especially with him coming from a small school. It also paid off, as Lillard was selected by the Portland Blazers with the sixth pick that June. Three years later, and Lillard’s NBA career has taken off. He’s helped turn the Blazers into...
Via Sportsnaut
May 03, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Blazers announcer botches Damian Lillard call

Damian Lillard is quickly becoming one of the NBA’s best clutch players.  Tuesday night in OKC, Lillard hit a three to send the game into OT that looked a lot like the one he hit against the Houston Rockets in last year’s playoffs. That shot certainly entered the memory of Blazers analyst Mike Rice.  But in calling back to the Rockets buzzer beater, he had a slight geography...
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December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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