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Latest News / Nov 17, 2014 / 5:15 pm

Blazers’ Damian Lillard, Cavaliers’ LeBron James Named Players Of The Week

LeBron James, Damian Lillard

And this is why sample size always matters. After struggling through their first few outings of the 2014-2015 season, the Portland Trail Blazers’ Damian Lillard and Cleveland Cavaliers’ LeBron James have been named NBA Conference Players of the Week for games played between November 10 and November 16. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Nov 13, 2014 / 2:30 pm

Video: Damian Lillard Opts For Attitude Over Likeness With “Swingman” Double

Damian Lillard

After watching Andrew Wiggins’ Swingman make an epic error of preparation, Damian Lillard is ensuring his body double is far more committed to the project. In the latest spot for adidas’ NBA Swingman Jersey, the Portland Trail Blazers superstar chooses a model who takes character acting to whole ‘nother level. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Nov 13, 2014 / 12:30 pm

Watch Damian Lillard Hit Three Three-Pointers In 44 Seconds Of Game Time

Damian Lillard

Damian Lillard (Chris Humphreys, USATODAY)

So much for Damian Lillard’s early season shooting struggles. As the Denver Nuggets threatened to make last night’s laughable loss to the Portland Trail Blazers somewhat competitive, the Oakland native squashed the home team’s hopes of a comeback by knocking down three three-pointers in as many possessions – scoring nine points in 44 seconds of game time and upping an 18-point lead to 27. Read More »

NBA / Nov 7, 2014 / 3:15 pm

GIF: Damian Lillard Makes Dirty Step-Back Three-Pointer Look Far Too Easy

Damian Lillard

The next time you’re playing pick-up, take a moment between runs and try a step-back three-pointer. You’ll find its difficult, but definitely hittable. Next, grab your miss, walk back to that same spot, and retreat four feet. Then try the same move from that farther distance – where guys like Damian Lillard make it look so, so easy. Read More »

GIFs / Oct 27, 2014 / 10:00 am

Lillard Beats LaMarcus Aldridge In Over-The-Backboard Shot Contest

LaMarcus Aldridge, Damian Lillard

NBA players contend against one another in games all the time. But not just just basketball games, dribbling games, card games, video games, it doesn’t matter so long as they’re competing in something. Blazers teammates and fellow all-stars Damian Lillard and LaMarcus Aldridge decided to compete to see who could hit the first over-the-backboard shot after practice, and like all seemingly silly contests, it might as well have been Game 7 in the Conference Finals. Read More »

instagram, Latest News / Oct 24, 2014 / 10:30 am

Video: Damian Lillard Kicks An A Cappella “4 Bar Friday” Rap For Conan O’Brien

Damian Lillard

Last night, Blazers all-star Damian Lillard chatted with Conan O’Brien and co-host Andy Richter. The topic of the guard’s rap skills came up and he explained the impetus behind “4 Bar Friday” on Instagram. Conan tried to lay a beat down, so Dame could spit some bars, but it wasn’t happening. Read More »

instagram, Style - Kicks and Gear / Oct 17, 2014 / 12:30 pm

Damian Lillard Previews Signature Shoe After #4BarFriday Rap

Damian Lillard

When adidas invited us out to Las Vegas to unveil their newest creations, the Crazylight Boost and D Rose 5 Boost, Blazers all-star Damian Lillard was part of the unveiling after signing close to a $100 million extension to stay in three stripes. With that large a contract– especially in lieu of fellow adidas teammate John Wall‘s signature kick — you knew his first signature shoe was coming at some point. As part of Dame’s ongoing #4BarFriday, he gave viewers a sneak peek of the D Lillard 1. Read More »

Video / Oct 13, 2014 / 11:45 am

Watch Damian Lillard Deliver The Pre-Game Proposal Pass Of The Night

Damian Lillard

Damian Lillard (photo. @bruceely)

Damian Lillard didn’t play in last night’s exhibition game between the Blazers and Clippers. That didn’t stop him from passing for the assist of the night, though. Read More »

NBA / Oct 11, 2014 / 1:45 pm

Will Damian Lillard Reach Elite Status This Season?

Damian Lillard, Stephen Curry

The sophomore slump is a rite of passage for most second-year players. It’s mostly precipitated by fatigue, as the slog of an 82-game season inevitably begins to take its toll. It often manifests itself in shooting droughts and/or nagging injuries.

On the surface, Damian Lillard was mostly immune to this last season, but if you were watching closely, you noticed that his field goal percentage came in peaks and valleys, and there were times throughout the season when he was downright streaky. Read More »

NBA / Oct 3, 2014 / 12:30 pm

LaMarcus Aldridge Is “All In” With Trailblazers This Season and Beyond

LaMarcus Aldridge

It’s hard to imagine that it was just over a year ago that there were rumors floating around that All-Star forward LaMarcus Aldridge had demanded a trade, but that’s exactly the scenario the Portland Trailblazers were facing after a disastrous end to the 2012-2013 season during which they lost (a franchise worst) 13 consecutive games and missed the playoffs for the second year in a row. Read More »