Fansided "The Portland Trail Blazers were very high on Damian Lillard coming out of Weber State in the 2012 NBA Draft. But even they couldn’t have expected Lillard to play as well as he did, capturing the 2012-13 NBA Rookie of the Year award in near unanimous fashion. It was a freshman season to remember..." November 09
NBA.com "The DVD of the just-completed game would be dropped off before he left the locker room. Sometimes Damian Lillard would watch later the same night, usually he wouldn’t. Sometimes he would watch on another day, usually he wouldn’t. That went on month after month last season. In the summer, he had..." October 25
Portland has exercised the third year options on Damian Lilliard Meyers Leonard and Thomas Robinson.
Asked Lillard about working w/Gary Payton. "I’m sure I will. The summer is not even close to being over. Hopefully we will."
CSN Northwest "“Trying on the actual USA uniform at my hotel last night was when it hit me that I made it. I had to take a picture of that moment. I was like, 'This is Team USA.'” Those quotes from Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard after the National Team's first practice said it all in..." July 23
Sporting News "Two brothers alleged that people standing near Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard assaulted them after one of the victims took a photo of the NBA Rookie of the Year. The brothers told Portland television station KGW that the suspects were Lillard's "entourage," but police said..." May 21
NBA.com "The Portland Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard, the unanimous selection for the 2012-13 Kia NBA Rookie of the Year, headlines the 2012-13 NBA All-Rookie First Team, the NBA announced today. Lillard was the lone unanimous First Team selection (58 points, 29 First Team votes), while the Washington..." May 15
Oregonian "In the most anticlimactic and obvious outcome of the 2013 NBA awards season, Damian Lillard on Wednesday was named the league’s Rookie of the Year. His selection was so irrefutable, Lillard did something only three others before him have done: He won the award unanimously. On the heels of a..." May 02
Oregonian "The Trail Blazers and the NBA have scheduled a news conference on Wednesday for a “major announcement.” Translation: Point guard Damian Lillard officially will be named the NBA’s Rookie of the Year. Lillard will become the fourth player in franchise history to earn the award, joining Brandon..." May 01
Oregonian "Nothing, it seems, will prevent the Trail Blazers from ending their once-promising season in bitter fashion. But nothing, it seems, will prevent rookie Damian Lillard from continuing to make history as he and his teammates flounder. The Blazers lost their 12th consecutive game Tuesday..." April 17
Oregonian "Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard has earned all five Western Conference Rookie of the Month awards this season for his play on the court, On Wednesday, the NBA will honor Lillard for his role off the court. The NBA will announce today that Lillard has earned the league’s Kia Community..." April 10
NBA.com "The Toronto Raptors' Jonas Valanciunas and the Portland Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard today were named the Kia NBA Eastern and Western Conference Rookies of the Month, respectively, for games played in March. Valanciunas ranked first among Eastern Conference rookies in rebounds (7.3 rpg),..." April 06
Oregonian "There have been all kinds of remarkable numbers that Damian Lillard has put up this season on his way to winning (barring a Black Sox-level scandal) the NBA's Rookie of the Year award. Here's one you might have overlooked amidst the scoring and three-point shooting: total minutes. As a..." April 04
CSN Northwest "After losing to the Utah Jazz 112-102 Monday night at EnergySolutions Arena, Damian Lillard sat at his locker stall, slouched over with a ice bag wrapped on his bruised right shoulder. You could tell he wasn't in the mood for talking. Even after he set an NBA rookie record for most..." April 02
Blazers G Damian Lillard has ice wrap on right shoulder. Sustained injury running into a camera in Atlanta. He's in pain. Says he'll play.
New Orleans Times-Picayune "In the final month of the NBA regular season, the two closest races could be those for Rookie of the Year and MVP. Each of the contests are tightening as the season winds down. It remains to be seen whether New Orleans Hornets rookie Anthony Davis can overtake Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian..." March 25
Oregonian "The Trail Blazers got a strong game from their bench and 24 points and six assists from Damian Lillard as they defeated the Timberwolves at the Rose Garden. The Blazers won all four games against Minnesota this season, the fifth time in six seasons they have swept the season series against the..." March 03
Houston Chronicle "Damian Lillard didn’t have much of a strategy going into Saturday’s Skills Challenge. The biggest thing, the Portland Trail Blazer said, was to simply take his time. “If I missed (a pass), not to run away from it before it goes in so I don’t waste time,” Lillard said. Then he went out and..." February 17
Blazer's Edge "Amin Elhassan of ESPN.com (Insider) writes that the Portland Trail Blazers' trade of Gerald Wallace for the 2012 first-round pick used to select guard Damian Lillard was one of the five best trade deadline deals since 2008. 5. Year: 2012 | Teams: Portland Trail Blazers and New Jersey Nets..." February 14
Blazer's Edge "Portland Trail Blazers rookie guard Damian Lillard shot one-for-16 against the Orlando Magic on Sunday, including zero-for-eight from deep. That marked his worst shooting game as a pro. He finished with four points, 12 assists, three rebounds, one steal and one block. Chris Haynes of CSNNW.com..." February 11