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Damian Lillard refuses team USA minicamp invite

Does Damian Lillard feel slighted by Jerry Colangelo and company? Last offseason, Lillard was one of the last cuts from the USA basketball world cup team. Many observers felt that Lillard was deserving of a spot on the roster, and his unhappiness with the decision last summer could have played a part in his decision to refuse his invitation to this years USA basketball camp. By refusing...
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Damian Lillard Drops a Freestyle Over Jadakiss’ ‘Why’

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard aka Dame DOLLA uploaded some freestyle bars to his SoundCloud account featuring his childhood friend V.I.P. Over the Jadakiss “Why” beat to solidify his name as the best baller/rapper in the game. The post Damian Lillard Drops a Freestyle Over Jadakiss’ ‘Why’ appeared first on Hooped Up.
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Damian Lillard running the show in Portland

To put it lightly, this has been far from the offseason that the Portland Trail Blazers had initially desired. Looks like it is back to the drawing board. But one thing is certain, all eyes will be on Damian Lillard now that he has the responsibility of leading this newly constructed young team. The mass exodus that the Blazers experienced recently ushers in a new chapter for the...
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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.
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Lillard’s World: Damian Lillard Will Take Center Stage in Portland Trail Blazer Rebuild

PORTLAND, OR – JULY 9: Damian Lillard #0 of the Portland Trail Blazers speaks with the media after signing a new contract with the team July 9, 2015 at the Trail Blazer Practice Facility in Portland, Oregon. (Mandatory Credit: Photo by Sam Forencich/NBAE via Getty Images) After being slept on in college at Weber State, Lillard came into the NBA with a bang, winning Rookie of the...
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Damian Lillard releases new rap song called 'Full Stomach'

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard is a man of many talents on the basketball court, but he's also pretty talented off the court as well.Lillard is one of many athletes to make the transition from basketball to hip hop, but this doesn't appear to be a fleeting interest. Here's more from Mike Richman of The Oregonian:With each day Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Damian Lillard Worth $120 Million Dollars?

Five years. One hundred twenty million dollars. Those are the reported terms of the max contract extension Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard signed this summer, extending the control the Blazers have over him to six years in all. The reason the number, $120 million, was so large is because Lillard’s extension will kick in next summer, when the NBA’s salary cap...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Trail Blazers Sign Damian Lillard to Five-Year Extension

One of the real good young basketball players around the NBA was taken care of by his team on Thursday. The Portland Trail Blazers, amid the likelihood of losing LaMarcus Aldridge in free agency, have signed star guard Damian Lillard to a five-year extension worth as much as $129 million. Damian Lillard’s maximum contract extension with Portland is expected to be between $125...
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29 days ago  |  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...
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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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