Damian Lillard RUMORS & NEWS

  • Damian Lillard Reveals Why He'd Never Join an NBA Super Team: 'I'm Not Joining Nobody'

    Complex "Much has been made about different NBA stars teaming up with other NBA stars over the course of the last few seasons to create so-called "super teams" designed to take over the league. From LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh teaming up with the Heat in 2011 to Kevin Durant, Steph Curry,..." September 21

  • Lillard: Melo ‘didn’t seem opposed’ to joining Blazers

    Larry Brown Sports "Star Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard has been pressing Carmelo Anthony to try and join him out west — and he thinks he’s getting somewhere. Lillard told Marc J. Spears of the Undefeated that, by his reading, the forward could ultimately be talked into waiting his no-trade clause and..." September 11

  • Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard shedding weight with vegan diet

    Oregonian "Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard played the 2016-17 season just shy of 200 pounds. One his major focuses entering the offseason was to shed some weight and entering his sixth NBA season lighter and faster. Lillard has slimmed down mixing his basketball workouts with swimming laps in..." September 08

  • Lillard: I should've been All-Star last 2 seasons

    Clutch Points "Damian Lillard is coming off the best statistical season of his career, but during the last couple of years, he has been outside the bubble of a star-studded Western Conference All-Star Team. During an appearance in NBA 2K18’s “Run The Neighborhood” event, the host of a Q&A show asked the crowd..." September 01

  • Damian Lillard Wants To Team Up With Anthony Davis in Portland

    SLAM Online "Blazers star Damian Lillard knows that he and CJ McCollum need another star to compete with the titans of the Western Conference. Asked which player he’d most like to join the Blazers, Dame replied with the handle of Pelicans star Anthony Davis. While Davis is under contract until 2021, he’s..." August 28

  • Blazers' Lillard confirms 2nd rap album in the works

    ESPN "Damian Lillard is plopped in a chair next to the engineer board in the recording studio. His new tracks are being played in the room and he's zoned in, listening for segments that could use enhancements. Away from the basketball court, he's Dame D.O.L.L.A ("Different On Levels the Lord..." August 17

  • Damian Lillard talks about his “no pressure” pitch to Carmelo Anthony, selling Portland

    Pro Basketball Talk "Self-made, over-achieving players in the NBA tend not to be the recruiters. They worked hard and made it to where they are more on their own, and their world-view follows that path. Think Derrick Rose in Chicago. Damian Lillard was one of those guys, but he has done a little recruiting of late..." July 24

  • Damian Lillard: NBA Players Respect Kyrie Irving’s Trade Request

    SLAM Online "According to Damian Lillard, Kyrie Irving‘s shocking trade request is something “everybody across the league respects.” Lillard qualifies that “of course” he’d want to play with LeBron James and go to the NBA Finals every year, but that he understands Kyrie wanting to take a different..." July 24

  • Report: Blazers pursuing lottery pick due to Damian Lillard’s desire for better supporting cast

    Larry Brown Sports "Damian Lillard wants the Portland front office to send in the reinforcements. Mitch Lawrence of Sporting News reports on Thursday that the Blazers are looking to acquire a lottery pick in the draft, as Lillard has informed team executives that he wants a better supporting cast." June 22

  • Damian Lillard defends LeBron James’s NBA Finals record

    Larry Brown Sports "LeBron James takes a lot of criticism for being 3-5 all time in the NBA Finals, and another NBA star is sticking up for him. Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard responded to an anti-LeBron take on Twitter Thursday with a reminder that many players don’t even get the chance to compete in..." June 16

  • Damian Lillard: I Would Play for the Jazz or Lakers If Blazers Didn't Want Me

    Bleacher Report "Damian Lillard has always been pretty candid on Twitter, but the Portland Trail Blazers point guard turned some heads when he tweeted about playing for two other teams on Wednesday. Responding to a question about signing with a team other than Portland, the 26-year-old pointed to the Utah Jazz..." June 14

  • Damian Lillard Apparently Wants Paul George on Trail Blazers

    Bleacher Report "It appears Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard would welcome Indiana Pacers forward Paul George to the Northwest. While Lillard didn't directly comment on the matter via social media or any other platform Thursday, he did retweet a request from a fan hoping that the two will play..." May 19

  • Damian Lillard rallies teammates to donate bonus playoff money to Trail Blazers staff

    CSN Northwest "Since entering the NBA five years ago, Damian Lillard has maintained two streaks of which he is proud: He has never declined to sign autographs before games, and he has never skipped out on speaking with the media after games. “Never,’’ Lillard said. “Not once.’’ On Tuesday, the..." May 05

  • Damian Lillard Shoots Shot at Porzingis on Twitter; Throws Subtle Shade at NY Fans

    Black Sports Online "The Knicks have Kristaps Porzingis and well…not much else. Maybe they get lucky in the lottery and jump into the top 3. Pair a young intriguing guard such as Markelle Fultz or Lonzo Ball with Kristaps Porzingis and solidify a young core for the future. Not completely unlikely but still this..." May 04

  • Blazers GM: Lillard, McCollum are 'untradable'

    Oregonian "Portland Trail Blazers President of Basketball Operations Neil Olshey spoke with the media at length on Tuesday at the conclusion of the team's exit interviews for the 2016-17 season. It was a rare media session for Olshey, who almost never speaks with the media during the season. This is the..." April 26

  • Lillard says he's obsessed with taking down Warriors

    ESPN "After the Portland Trail Blazers were swept by the Golden State Warriors on Monday, point guard Damian Lillard told ESPN he's developed a newfound obsession with trying to take down the Warriors. "You have to be obsessed with that because you know that they're so good that they're going to be..." April 25