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Report: Damian Lillard on deck for Team USA

The Portland Trail Blazers up-and-coming point-guard, Damian Lillard, failed to make Team USA’s final roster, but word on the street is that Lillard is Team USA’s player on deck should somebody drop out, or suffer an injury. Report: Damian Lillard is ‘player on deck’ should anyone opt out of Team USA. http://t.co/QfiJ7i6zZipic.twitter.com/99VMDqxrj7 — theScore (@theScore...
Via Pass The Pill
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Should a player opt out of World Cup competition, Damian Lillard to get nod

Damian Lillard is not out of the loop completely when it comes to his summer involvement with Team USA and FIBA World Cup competition in Spain. Prior to being left off of the final 12-man roster last week, the Portland Trail Blazers’ All-Star point guard was informed that there could be a possibility he’d be added to the roster if one of their players, in particular Derrick...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Team USA Snub A Blessing For Damian Lillard, Portland Trail Blazers

Over the course of the summer there has been a lot of interest in the FIBA World Cup, the once-every-four-years tournament that features the best in international basketball, but mostly for the wrong reasons. High profile names such as Kevin Durant, Kevin Love and LeBron James have all opted to stay at home and skip […] Team USA Snub A Blessing For Damian Lillard, Portland Trail...
Via NBA Draft Blog
4 days ago  |  Discuss

GAMING WEDNESDAY: NBA Live 15 Cover Athlete and NBA 2K15 Trailer

NBA Live 15 and NBA 2K15, two incredible basketball video games are set to be released on the same date: October 7, 2014. Many gamers are excited for the newest installements in the series and while NBA Live 15 developers promised to improve the game and its gameplay, the 2K Sports developers published another trailer for the game. Furthermore, EA Sports revealed the game’s cover...
Via The League News
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Damian Lillard stars in Madden 15 Carroting commercial

As we previously noted on this website, Portland Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard made a cameo in the Madden 15 viral video called Madden Season. Since the game was released yesterday, Damian was featured in another EA Sports commercial with Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller. Watch as Lillard attempt to play Von in a game but can’t due to some carrots: *** Lillard image courtesy...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Damian Lillard: Face of the NBA?

Dame = Fame. Damian Lillard is quickly becoming one of the most recognized players in the NBA, and we’re not just talking about his play on the court. Sure, his series-winning shot in Game 6 against the Houston Rockets may have solidified his stardom in the eyes of most across the Association, but it’s his presence both on and off the court that is defining him as one of the...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Portland Trail Blazers X-factor in 2014-15 NBA season

Who Will Step Up? When it comes to the Portland Trail Blazers, you know what you’re going to get out of the starting lineup. Damian Lillard and LaMarcus Aldridge will be the go-to options on offense, Wesley Matthews and Nicolas Batum will impact the perimeter on both ends of the floor and Robin Lopez will do the dirty work so the rest of the crew doesn’t have to. The...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Damian Lillard is learning how to be a superstar

The new "NBA Live 2015" cover athlete is quickly becoming a household name, even if he'd rather focus on what's ahead of him. Damian Lillard is a superstar. He might not know it yet, but he is. The Portland Trail Blazers guard is spending his Tuesday conducting a parade of phone interviews. Random journalists from all across the country are peppering him with...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Lillard celebrates landing cover of 'NBA Live 15'

EA Sports released the cover of their upcoming NBA Live 15 title on Monday, revealing that Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard has scored the honor of being the game’s cover athlete. Lillard also made the announcement on his Instagram: Here’s a couple looks at Lillard in the game: It’ll be interesting to see how well NBA Live does while competing with NBA 2K, which...
Via Next Impulse Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Damian Lillard reveals his NBA Live 15 cover on Twitter

As you probably already know, Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard received the honor of being the cover man for the EA Sports video game, NBA Live 15. Earlier today, Damian got the opportunity to show off the cover art for the game in a tweet on his official Twitter account: What do y’all think of the cover? #NBALIVE15 #SettingUpTheStepBack pic.twitter.com/wprywq9LQJ ...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
7 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Live 15 Picks Damian Lillard As Cover Athlete

EA Sports NBA Live 15 has selected Damian Lillard as its cover athlete. "I'm so honored and I'm so blessed to be in this position," said Lillard. "I'm so thankful to EA Sports for making me the cover guy. It's been a long time coming. It took a lot of hard work, and it's a dream come true." Lillard is entering his third NBA season with the...
Via RealGM
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Damian Lillard Is Your NBA Live 15 Cover Athlete

Even though he didn’t make the 12-man Team USA roster, Portland Trailblazers point guard Dame Lilliard is the cover athlete for EA Sports’ NBA Live 15.   The post Damian Lillard Is Your NBA Live 15 Cover Athlete appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Damian Lillard has hilarious response for Twitter troll

Team USA announced their final 12-man FIBA World Cup roster Friday and Damian Lillard did not make the cut, but he’s keeping his head up and had a hilarious response to a fan who decided to poke fun at him for not playing a single minute in Team USA’s exhibition game against Puerto Rico Friday night at Madison Square Garden. “@Vin_Lee_: @Dame_Lillard we played the same amount...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Talent Over Exposure – The Debate Between Damian Lillard And Kyrie Irving

There are certain questions with simple answers. Australia or Oakland? Duke or Weber State? Number 1 or number 6 overall? 4th rated player in the country or a 2-star guard out of high school? These are all questions in which, other than the lifelong Ogden resident or some guy with an obsession with the number 6, could be answered with ease. If the answers to these questions were...
Via Oregon Sports News
13 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: EA releases hilarious new Madden Season video

EA Sports looks to get you pumped up for it’s latest release of their annual Madden NFL.  This Madden 15 trailer features comedian Kevin Hart and actor Dave Franco, with several superstar appearances ranging from the Trailblazers’ Damian Lillard to the 49ers’ Colin Kaepernick.  This game is set to drop on August 26th.  Are you buying Madden this year? WARNING: It is Madden...
Via Down and Distance
16 days ago  |  Discuss

John Wall does the Ice Bucket Challenge in Instagram video

As noted earlier, Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard took on the Ice Bucket Challenge and issued out a challenge to Washington Wizards guard John Wall. Earlier today, Wall accepted Lillard’s challenge and decided to take the ice bath in the below Instagram video added to his official account: To note, Wall issued the challenge to DeMarcus Cousins, Robert Griffin the 3rd...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
18 days ago  |  Discuss

The Five Portland Trail Blazers Who Need To Step Up For The Team To Become Contenders

The Portland Trail Blazers had maybe the most surprising team in the NBA last season, as they made the leap from lottery afterthought to spending a majority of the season in a heated battle atop the Western Conference standings. While they eventually slipped to 5th place, their upset victory over the Houston Rockets in Round 1 of the playoffs announced to the world that the Blazers...
Via Oregon Sports News
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday: Brandon Roy

Man, what if. A Lillard-Aldridge-Roy Big Three? Unstoppable. Just imagine how formidable the Portland Trail Blazers would be if, in addition to their star tandem of Damian Lillard and LaMarcus Aldridge, they had the likes of Brandon Roy on the wing. A potent scorer who posted nightly averages of 19.1 points per game in 2007-08, 22.6 per game in 2008-09, and 21.5 per game in 2009...
Via The League News
18 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA players starting to get in on Ice Bucket Challenge

Portland Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard is the latest athlete to get in on the “Ice Bucket Challenge.” Lillard was wearing shorts and socks when he took on the bucket filled with ice water. Lillard proceeded to challenge fellow star John Wall. The NBA isn’t the only sport getting in on the Ice Water Challenge. The NFL has joined the cause as well with coaches and even...
Via Pass The Pill
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Portland Trail Blazers: Damian Lillard Should Play in FIBA World Cup

Portland Trail Blazers: Damian Lillard Should Play in FIBA World Cup By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… The fallout from the injury suffered by Paul George in last Friday’s exhibition game hasn’t been nearly as bad as was assumed immediately following the injury. There was no mass exodus of players from the USA camp nor was there an uproar from owners and general...
Via HoopStuff
25 days ago  |  Discuss

adidas Crazylight Boost

At 11.6 ounces, the adidas Crazylight Boost remains exceptionally light and every element of the shoe is constructed to maximize the energy benefit of Boost. “Boost compliments my style of play unlike any other shoe,” Portland Trail Blazers NBA All-Star point guard Damian Lillard said. “The immediate comfort you feel when you put on Boost is amazing, and it lasts until the...
Via Hooped Up
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Trail Blazers could look to acquire David West?

The Indiana Pacers are still in shock following the horrific leg injury that Paul George suffered last Friday night, and are still deciding what to do in the aftermath of the injury. They have been rumored to be pushing hard to sign Shawn Marion, but they have also considered making some trades and trying to break up the core of the team and start over. If the Pacers do decide to...
Via Sports-Glory
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Damian Lillard stars as movie concessions worker in Adidas commercial

There are periods of time when I wonder, what if certain NBA players never played in the association and the fine folks over at Adidas decided to do a commercial about it. In a recent campaign called “Boost or Bust”, they imagined Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard as a movie concessions worker that eventually gets interviewed by Rachel Nichols. Check out the full spot...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Damian Lillard dealing with a heavy heart when it comes to Paul George

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard spoke to CSNNW.com for the first time since witnessing Paul George succumbing to a brutal right leg fracture that shook the basketball world Friday night. He says the scene was unlike anything he’s ever seen before. “Any time you have superstar in this league go down like that, it’s something you don’t ever want to see again,”...
Via Pro Sports Daily
29 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Damian Lillard hits full-court shot during scrimmage

During a Team USA scrimmage, Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard once again showed his propensity for big shots. He launched a shot the length of the floor and it went in off the backboard. He didn’t call “bank”, but it’s still pretty impressive.
Via Sports-Kings
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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