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Damian Lillard releases new song 'Heat Wave,' sets date for debut album

Damian Lillard releases new song 'Heat Wave,' sets date for debut album

Dame DOLLA released the first track off his debut album, which is set to come out on Sept. 21.
Blazersedge Aug 30, 2015

Damian Lillard At Weber State Basketball Alumni Classic

Trail Blazer All-Star point guard makes an appearance at Weber State University event. According to an article published today in the Ogden Standard Examiner, Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard originated and starred in the first annual Weber State Basketball Alumni Classic in Ogden, Utah last night.  More than 3,000 fans showed up for the game and Lillard provided plenty of entertainment, winning the three-point contest. "It had the feel of a Big Sky game," said Damian Lillard, who suggested the event. "The fans showed up. They cheered for everybody. It seemed like they...
Damian Lillard wins three-point shootout at Weber State alumni game

Damian Lillard wins three-point shootout at Weber State alumni game

The Portland Trail Blazers star won the three-point competition at the Weber State alumni game by draining 22 shots from behind the arc.
Watch: Damian Lillard makes first live appearance as Dame DOLLA at Portland hip-hop show

Watch: Damian Lillard makes first live appearance as Dame DOLLA at Portland hip-hop show

In his first on-stage appearance as Dame DOLLA, Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard rapped in front of the crowd at Portland's Holocene.
Rip City Project Aug 21, 2015

Damian Lillard talks ZX Flux on Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Damian Lillard appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Thursday night to promote adidas’ new ZX Flux. Aside from being lightweight and relatively inexpensive, the running shoe’s biggest selling point is its seemingly endless customizability, which Lillard and Kimmel demonstrated in the short skit below. The ZX Flux is now available at footlocker.com in the $90-$120 price […] Damian Lillard talks ZX Flux on Jimmy Kimmel Live! - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Blazersedge Aug 21, 2015

Video: Damian Lillard Appears on Jimmy Kimmel

Watch Blazers star showing off his Adidas line on National TV. Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard continues to up his national profile this summer, lately appearing on the Jimmy Kimmel Show to promote his line of Adidas: Funny bit, but catch them shoes, Money!
Rip City Project Aug 14, 2015

Damian Lillard plans to release rap album

Damian Lillard has been steadily releasing self-made hip hop tracks on SoundCloud this NBA offseason under the moniker “Dame DOLLA” (Different On Levels the Lord Allows). A new track has arrived every Monday for the past month. First it was “Soldier in the Game,” then “Full Stomach,” then “Tell Me Why,” then “Free Bands,” and […] Damian Lillard plans to release rap album - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard says he has a completed rap album

Damian Lillard, aka Dame DOLLA, says he has a short album finished and that he could release it before the start of the regular season.
Blazersedge Aug 12, 2015

Was Wesley Matthews the Real Leader of the Portland Trail Blazers?

This week's edition of the Blazer's Edge Podcast looks at Damian Lillard as the leader of the Portland Trail Blazers and compares him to Wesley Matthews from last season. Plus we talk about Mason Plumlee on Team USA, CJ McCollum vs. Gerald Henderson, and more. The Blazer's Edge Podcast is back on the air! Today Phil Naessens and I bring out another basket full of Portland Trail Blazers topics including whether Damian Lillard will be sufficient as Portland's franchise player, Mason Plumlee on Team USA, whether we'd rather cover last year's team or this one as media members, and who was the...
Blazersedge Aug 12, 2015

Interview: Damian Lillard Q&A with Basketball Insiders

Damian Lillard discussed his new role, the loss of last season's starters, and his upcoming rap album in an interview with Alex Kennedy of Basketball Insiders. Recently, Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard took some time out of his busy summer schedule to chat with Basketball Insiders' Alex Kennedy about a plethora of topics. In the Q&A, Lillard hints at the Blazers' implementation of an up-tempo offense, denies having ever recruited players in free agency, and gives his reaction to all major Blazer-related occurrences this summer. A notable segment of the interview was...
Blazersedge Aug 11, 2015

Damian Lillard, the Trail Blazers and the Pick-and-Roll

The Blazers replaced their previous starting big men, LaMarcus Aldridge and Robin Lopez, with a handful of frontcourt players this offseason. How will Damian Lillard fare in pick-and-rolls next year with newcomers Mason Plumlee and Ed Davis, along with roster holdovers Meyers Leonard and Chris Kaman? As the NBA offseason slowly creeps along -- training camp opens in late-September and preseason games begin the first week of October, about two months from now -- many fans and pundits have moved on from processing the Trail Blazers' recent transition from contender into rebuilding project to...
Rip City Project Aug 10, 2015

Mailbag: Who should start alongside Damian Lillard and Mason Plumlee?

The mailbag is now run through Twitter. If you would like to have your Trail Blazers questions discussed, follow @ripcityproject and send them our way. @ripcityproject who should start for the blazers outside of plumlee and lillard — Better than U (@310jayare) August 10, 2015 Great question. With only two of five starting positions presumably cemented, […] Mailbag: Who should start alongside Damian Lillard and Mason Plumlee? - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rip City Project Aug 9, 2015

Who will be the Trail Blazers’ No. 2 option on offense?

Damian Lillard is set to carry a very heavy load this year for the rebuilding Portland Trail Blazers. After watching the other four members of the team’s starting lineup relocate to new teams, Lillard is poised to take the next step forward as Portland’s franchise cornerstone and lead the team into a new era. He seems […] Who will be the Trail Blazers’ No. 2 option on offense? - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rip City Project Aug 6, 2015

Damian Lillard to release forestry edition D Lillard 1

Damian Lillard and adidas are set to release the latest edition of his signature shoe, the D Lillard 1, this Friday. This forestry edition pays tribute to Portland and has a distinctly rural lumberjack feel to it that works surprisingly well in a basketball shoe. Who would have thought that tumbled leather and red flannel […] Damian Lillard to release forestry edition D Lillard 1 - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rip City Project Aug 3, 2015

Damian Lillard releases new track, “Free Bands” – Lyrics here

Damian Lillard had released a new full-length rap track on SoundCloud. It is his fourth in as many weeks. This one, entitled “Free Bands,” features Lillard’s friend’s Bozzle and V.I.P. and is to the beat of “10 Bands,” a track that hip hop artist Drake released on his latest studio album If You’re Reading This […] Damian Lillard releases new track, “Free Bands” – Lyrics here - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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