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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: $26,153,057
Several NBA players were in attendance, including Damian Lillard, Andrew Wiggins, Jamal Murray, Thon Maker, and LaMelo’s older brother, Lonzo. LeBron James was reportedly set to sit courtside, but after talking with event personnel, The King elected to remain in his vehicle and eventually left in an effort to avoid causing more of a commotion. “They’re gonna have to get a bigger venue,” said LaMelo’s father, LaVar, of the large crowd. “When the Big Baller Brand come to town, better get something big.”
Speaking of All-Stars potentially on the move, Lillard also weighed in on the Kyrie Irving drama in Cleveland. Lillard knows what it’s like for a star player to leave a franchise, as LaMarcus Aldridge left Portland in 2015. Lillard said star players owe their teammates and fans the truth. “You owe your teammates first because those are the guys that you spend the most time around that you have relationships with, more so than anybody else,” Lillard said. “And also the fans because they are part of your team. They’re the people that come and cheer for you and support you as much as anybody. So I think they’re the two groups of people that you owe the truth. They deserve to know the truth in where you stand and what your plans are.”
Damian Lillard, the face of the Portland Trail Blazers, said Monday that while he would personally love to play with James, he “respects” Irving’s decision to request a trade. “None of us have been in (Irving’s) shoes. You’ve got to respect his mind, respect his heart,” Lillard said on Sirius XM NBA radio. “At the end of the day, he’s a man, and he’s going to follow and do what he wants to do. “I think everybody across the league respects it. They won a championship. They’ve had ups and downs like everybody else. But he has his heart set on other things, and you’ve got to respect that.”