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Damian Lillard
Damian Lillard
Position: G
Born: 07/15/90
Height: 6-3 / 1.91
Weight:194 lbs. / 88.4 kg.
Salary: $24,328,425
After the Portland Trail Blazers were swept by the Golden State Warriors on Monday, point guard Damian Lillard told ESPN he’s developed a newfound obsession with trying to take down the Warriors. “You have to be obsessed with that because you know that they’re so good that they’re going to be there,” Lillard said after a 128-103 loss in Game 4. “That’s who you’re going to have to get through to get to where you want to get to. That’s what it is.”
14 hours ago via ESPN
“They’re a championship team,” Lillard said. “Watching them and playing against them, it’s obvious. They’re very consistent, whether they’re up or down, they just continue to play. They continue to be who they are. They play loose. They play together. They have a great understanding of how to play the game. That’s hard to play against when you add that with the talent that they have.
“I think we’re very comfortable together and the chemistry is there,” McCollum told HoopsHype earlier this season. “We’re continuing to learn since this is just our second full season starting alongside each other. I think we still have a lot of room to grow. I’m only 25 and Damian is only 26, so we haven’t hit our prime yet in terms of mental and physical strength and being able to slow the game down more as you’re seeing from some of the stars around the league who are in the 28-to-29 age range. I think we can get better all around; you’re never a finished product. The ceiling is definitely very high.”
On Wednesday after the game at Oracle Arena, Green passed by Lillard in the corridors of the arena. Lillard glanced over at Green and made eye contact. “What? I didn’t say much tonight,” Green said, followed by laughter as he continued his waking stride en route to addressing the media. Green knew he was fibbing. All Lillard could do was smile in return. Regardless of Green’s trash-talking, the respect is mutual.
2 days ago via ESPN
Since the NBA instituted the current 16-team playoff format in 1983-84, no team has come back from a 2-0 deficit in a best-of-seven series to defeat the No. 1 seed in its conference in either of the first two rounds, going 0-62 in those series. “We were in a tough spot in December, and we worked our way out of it,” Lillard told ESPN. “We knew coming in it was going to be hard to win on their home floor. We had an opportunity in Game 1, and they closed the game out. In Game 2, we didn’t play a good game. They took advantage of that, and they took care of home court. It was a blowout, but the scores don’t carry over. We’re not going to start Game 3 down 19-0. We’ve got to understand that, but we also got to really believe that we’re going to win and that we’re supposed to win. I believe in us. Always have.”
3 days ago via ESPN