Damian Lillard RUMORS & NEWS

  • Portland Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard withdraws from Team USA, will not play in Rio Olympics

    Oregonian "Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard is choosing rest over participating in the 2016 Olympics. Lillard, who has dealt with plantar fasciitis in his left heel since last December, has decided to withdraw his name from contention for a roster spot on Team USA and will not participate..." June 23

  • Damian Lillard indicates that he hasn't made any decision related to playing for Team USA in Olympics

    CSN Northwest "Speaking in Taguig City while on tour for Adidas, Damian Lillard indicates that he hasn't made any decision related to playing for Team USA in the upcoming 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. The Manila Times quotes Lillard saying, "I have not thought about it yet." A handful of players including..." June 15

  • Should Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard go to Rio De Janeiro for the 2016 Summer Olympics?

    Blazer's Edge "Four months ago Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard had no hope of playing in the 2016 Olympics in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. But since Lillard was re-added to the USA Basketball roster pool in February, shoo-in point guard candidates Stephen Curry and Chris Paul have both withdrawn..." June 09

  • Romeo: We Want Dame Lillard ... ON NO LIMIT FOREVER

    TMZ "Romeo Miller is trying to put an end to Dame Lillard's search for a major rap label ... by publicly offering the NBA star a record deal on his and his dad, Master P's, record label, No Limit Forever. We broke the story ... Lillard's being heavily courted (see what we did there) by huge rap labels..." May 30

  • Damian Lillard on Plans to Sign Major Rap Deal This Summer (Audio)

    Black Sports Online "Dame D.O.L.L.A is probably the best rapper in the NBA and considering his name recognition it makes sense that major record labels would be interested. But Dame isn’t in a rush and is looking for a particular type of deal according to TMZ. Aaron Goodwin, telling TMZ Sports they’ve approached..." May 24

  • The inside story of how Damian Lillard became the Blazers’ franchise player

    Yahoo! Sports "When Paul Allen and Neil Olshey walked out of a June meeting with LaMarcus Aldridge, the Portland Trail Blazers’ owner and general manager were uneasy with the two words that had been ominously absent from Aldridge’s lips: Damian Lillard. Before the start of free agency, the exhausting,..." May 12

  • Blazers sound off after Kendrick Perkins ejected for flagrant 2

    ESPN "Kendrick Perkins was ejected in the third quarter of the New Orleans Pelicans' 117-112 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday night after striking the chin and neck area of Damian Lillard with his forearm in an attempt to stop the point guard from scoring. Perkins was assessed a flagrant..." March 19

  • Warriors’ Andrew Bogut on dirty player labels, Damian Lillard, double standard for international players

    Inside the Warriors "Warriors center Andrew Bogut explained his cryptic tweet about the play that left teammate Andre Iguodala injured by asking a question. “What do you think if a different guy did that like a (Matthew) Dellavedova?” Bogut asked about his Australian countryman and friend who played college..." March 15

  • Damian Lillard didn't like Steve Kerr saying he played like Steph Curry

    Oregonian "It was intended to be a compliment. But it was perceived as a slight. After Damian Lillard torched the Golden State Warriors for a career-high 51 points and the Trail Blazers beat the unbeatable by 32 points, Steve Kerr was asked about Lillard's remarkable individual performance. "He..." March 12

  • Damian Lillard, C.J. McCollum keeping Blazers in playoff picture

    Sporting News "Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum are at it again. The Trail Blazers' dynamic backcourt duo put on another clinic Tuesday night in a 112-104 win over the Nets. Lillard and McCollum scored 34 points apiece, continuing a tear they’ve been on since the All-Star break. The two have combined to..." February 24

  • Damian Lillard Calls Out ESPN’s Cari Champion for Saying Kevin Durant “Doesn’t Have a Lot of Heart”

    Complex "If you were starting an NBA team today and you had to pick five franchise players you would want to potentially build that team around, surely you would include Kevin Durant in the mix. You might not put him at the top of your list, but are there really five NBA players better than KD right..." February 23

  • Damian Lillard added as a finalist for 2016 U.S. Olympic Team

    The Sports Daily "When USA Basketball announced the 30 finalists for the 2016 Olympic team in January, Damian Lillard was not one of them. But after a phone call to Director of USA Basketball Jerry Colangelo, the Portland Trail Blazers’ star point guard was added to the list of finalists on Wednesday. “I..." February 11

  • Damian Lillard doesn't plan on going to Toronto if snubbed from All-Star team

    The Score "Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard felt "disrespected" by being left off the Western Conference All-Star team last season, although an injury to Los Angeles Clippers big man Blake Griffin got him on the final roster. Should he not be named a reserve this time around, Lillard will..." January 25

  • Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum are junior Splash Brothers

    SB Nation "There are two NBA teams that stretch defenses to their absolute limits. One just cruised to an NBA title and is shooting for the single-season wins record. The other lost its best player and three other starters from a team that won one playoff game last season. Okay, so the Portland Trail..." January 21

  • Damian Lillard: I plan to spend entire career with Trail Blazers

    CSN Northwest "In the wake of Friday’s thorough defeat to the Golden State Warriors, Trail Blazers captain Damian Lillard said something that should be noted. He was asked about a rather non-descript accomplishment during the blowout loss – becoming the first Blazers player to amass 40 points and 10 assists..." January 12

  • Blazers' Lillard a game-time decision vs. Nuggets

    The Score "Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard is considered a game-time decision for tonight's contest against the Denver Nuggets, according to Casey Holdahl of trailblazers.com. Lillard has already missed the last six games for Portland with plantar fasciitis, with the Blazers posting a..." January 03

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