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ClutchPoints Dec 5, 2019
Damian Lillard on why he loves Blazers: ‘They allow me to be like the best version of myself as a player’

Damian Lillard on why he loves Blazers: ‘They allow me to be like the best version of myself as a player’

Portland Trail Blazers star point guard Damian Lillard says just like other players are doing what is best for their careers by changing teams and creating superteams, he’s staying in Portland because it’s what he wants to do for his career. Lillard has consistently said he wants to retire with the Blazers and be the guy who brings […] The post Damian Lillard on why he loves Blazers: ‘They allow me to be like the best version of myself as a player’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Dec 5, 2019
Damian Lillard drew inspiration from Dirk Nowitzki staying with Mavs his whole career

Damian Lillard drew inspiration from Dirk Nowitzki staying with Mavs his whole career

Damian Lillard has forged himself as a role model for his hometown of Oakland and in his second home with the Portland Trail Blazers, and while he’s been part of trade rumors in the past, he’s let none of them affect him with an end goal in mind. Most NBA players don’t get to spend […] The post Damian Lillard drew inspiration from Dirk Nowitzki staying with Mavs his whole career appeared first on ClutchPoints.
FOX Sports Dec 5, 2019

Lillard and Davis clash in Portland-Los Angeles matchup

Damian Lillard and Anthony Davis square off in a matchup of two of the NBA's best scorers when Portland and Los Angeles take the court
ClutchPoints Dec 4, 2019
Carmelo Anthony on potentially joining LeBron James, Lakers before Blazers

Carmelo Anthony on potentially joining LeBron James, Lakers before Blazers

LOS ANGELES – At least early on, Carmelo Anthony appears to have found a home with the Portland Trail Blazers. Anthony needed a team that would take a chance on him, while the Blazers were in desperate need of a power forward and alternative scoring options to Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum. However, there was […] The post Carmelo Anthony on potentially joining LeBron James, Lakers before Blazers appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Dec 3, 2019
Blazers’ Damian Lillard thought it was ‘wrong’ how Carmelo Anthony was ‘almost pushed out of the league’

Blazers’ Damian Lillard thought it was ‘wrong’ how Carmelo Anthony was ‘almost pushed out of the league’

Portland Trail Blazers superstar point guard Damian Lillard is enjoying being part of Carmelo Anthony’s resurgence. Lillard, one of Anthony’s biggest supporters, thought it was wrong how Melo “was kind of almost pushed out of the league.” That’s why Dame is so happy to see Anthony playing well for the Blazers and getting his respect […] The post Blazers’ Damian Lillard thought it was ‘wrong’ how Carmelo Anthony was ‘almost pushed out of the league’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.
FOX Sports Dec 3, 2019

Top scorers face off in Los Angeles-Portland matchup

Kawhi Leonard and Damian Lillard meet in a matchup of two of the league's best scorers when Los Angeles and Portland hit the court
ClutchPoints Nov 28, 2019
Damian Lillard says teammates will remember being part of Carmelo Anthony’s comeback

Damian Lillard says teammates will remember being part of Carmelo Anthony’s comeback

Damian Lillard knows he’s being part of something special, witnessing the return of Carmelo Anthony after a one-year absence from the NBA. Melo is coming off back-to-back standout performances since signing with the Portland Trail Blazers, and Lillard is soaking in every moment. “I told him, when we look back on our careers, everybody won’t […] The post Damian Lillard says teammates will remember being part of Carmelo Anthony’s comeback appeared first on ClutchPoints.
www.chron.com Nov 28, 2019

Lillard, Anthony lead Blazers over Thunder, 136-119

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard had 27 points, Carmelo Anthony added 19 in his home debut and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 136-119 on Wednesday night. Hassan Whiteside had 21 points and 16 rebounds, and the Blazers led by as many as 35 points in their return home after an extended 2-4 trip. Anthony’s dunk early in the fourth quarter gave Portland a 111-79 lead and put the crowd on its feet. When he was subbed out a couple of minutes later, fans chanted “’Melo! ‘Melo!” Abdel Nader had 23 points off the bench for Oklahoma City, and Chris Paul...
ClutchPoints Nov 27, 2019
Ranking the most insane series-clinching shots in NBA playoff history

Ranking the most insane series-clinching shots in NBA playoff history

There were well over 200 “game-winning” shots throughout the course of the 2018-19 NBA season. You probably cannot remember all of them, but you surely remember the incredible buzzer-beating shots by Damian Lillard and Kawhi Leonard in the playoffs. Indeed, the playoffs have given basketball fans some of the most indelible moments in the history […] The post Ranking the most insane series-clinching shots in NBA playoff history appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Inquisitr Nov 27, 2019
NBA Rumors: Kevin Love Trade Could Give Trail Blazers ‘Ideal Third Wheel,’ Per ‘Bleacher Report’

NBA Rumors: Kevin Love Trade Could Give Trail Blazers ‘Ideal Third Wheel,’ Per ‘Bleacher Report’

Since the start of the 2019-20 NBA season, rumors have been circulating that the Portland Trail Blazers are finding a third superstar who could help Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum carry the team to the top of the deep Western Conference and win the NBA championship title. The Trail Blazers may have added Carmelo Anthony from the free agency market, but the 10-time NBA All-Star doesn’t seem to be the man that would enable Portland to create their own “Big Three.” As of now, one of the NBA superstars who is being frequently linked to the Trail Blazers is Kevin Love of the Cleveland...
ClutchPoints Nov 27, 2019
Blazers’ Damian Lillard says Carmelo Anthony never played victim card when asked about time with Thunder, Rockets

Blazers’ Damian Lillard says Carmelo Anthony never played victim card when asked about time with Thunder, Rockets

Damian Lillard inquired about Carmelo Anthony’s recent history, specifically his last two stops with the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in the last two years before landing with the Portland Trail Blazers earlier this month. Lillard asked Melo upfront and was impressed with his forthcoming response: “I asked him what these last two […] The post Blazers’ Damian Lillard says Carmelo Anthony never played victim card when asked about time with Thunder, Rockets appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Nov 27, 2019
Carmelo Anthony upon Blazers arrival: ‘I know I’m new here but I’m not new to this game’

Carmelo Anthony upon Blazers arrival: ‘I know I’m new here but I’m not new to this game’

Carmelo Anthony was signed by the Portland Trail Blazers to provide the spark the team so badly needed after a 5-9 start to the 2019-20 season. Yet it was surprising to see him take a leadership initiative after being out of the NBA for a full calendar year. Damian Lillard still remembers his first time […] The post Carmelo Anthony upon Blazers arrival: ‘I know I’m new here but I’m not new to this game’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Nov 26, 2019
Damian Lillard reacts to Carmelo Anthony’s breakout performance vs. Bulls

Damian Lillard reacts to Carmelo Anthony’s breakout performance vs. Bulls

Blazers All-Star Damian Lillard had high praise for Carmelo Anthony’s breakout performance in Monday night’s 117-94 win over the Chicago Bulls. Anthony had been out of the NBA for roughly one year. However, the Blazers decided to sign the former Syracuse standout earlier this month. Portland needed some help at the power forward position, and […] The post Damian Lillard reacts to Carmelo Anthony’s breakout performance vs. Bulls appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Nov 25, 2019
VIDEO: Shaquille O’Neal reflects on rap battle with Blazers star Damian Lillard

VIDEO: Shaquille O’Neal reflects on rap battle with Blazers star Damian Lillard

One of the biggest non-NBA storylines during the offseason was the rap battle between Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal and Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard. The two threw diss tracks at each other, dividing fans as to who roasted who. One month after they decided to call it quits, O’Neal reflected on his rap […] The post VIDEO: Shaquille O’Neal reflects on rap battle with Blazers star Damian Lillard appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Nov 25, 2019
Damian Lillard praises Zach LaVine game-winner ahead of Blazers’ matchup vs. Bulls

Damian Lillard praises Zach LaVine game-winner ahead of Blazers’ matchup vs. Bulls

Damian Lillard praised Zach LaVine’s recent game-winner against the Charlotte Hornets, a case of real recognizing real ahead of Monday’s matchup between the Portland Trail Blazers and the Chicago Bulls. In the midst of true havoc in the lane, LaVine found the ball with only seconds left and scooted behind the 3-point line, letting go […] The post Damian Lillard praises Zach LaVine game-winner ahead of Blazers’ matchup vs. Bulls appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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