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Damian Lillard is already ahead of the game if he avoids a corny flow, and that he does. The Trail Blazers guard appears on "Sway in the Morning" where the whole crew rapped a few bars. Heather B was herself. You may remember her from The Real World when she was trying to make it in the hip-hop industry. Sway, on the other hand, is a sleeper. He's one of those people who never brags about rhyming, but when it's time, he shows up and shows out. Lillard shuts the whole squad down and kills it over Jay Z's "Dead Presidents" beat. The flow is raw and effortless. After constantly having a "4-bar Friday," it's nice to see Lillard participate. Sporting News

As if being a two-time NBA All-Star wasn't enough, Damian Lillard is making a name for himself in the rap industry. In September 2013, he created #4BarFriday, allowing fans to submit their best four lines in a 15-second clip. Lillard then chooses the best four submissions each Friday to highlight. The Instagram account has amassed nearly 50,000 followers to date, and has submissions from LeBron James, Paul George and more in its first 74 weeks. Dame has also taken his rap act to late night talk shows, appearing on the Conan O'Brien Show. NBA.com

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Stuck in the worst shooting slump of his NBA career, Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard says there is only one solution to his funk. "I just have to keep shooting the ball,'' Lillard said. "That's pretty much it.'' Oregonian

"It's funny because it feels good when I shoot it,'' Lillard said Thursday after he went 6-for-15 from the field and 0-for-5 from three-point range in the Blazers' 108-87 win over Phoenix. "I think it's just one of those stretches I'm having, and the ball isn't going in.'' Oregonian

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Damian Lillard won't get a chance to show off his first All-Star sig release, as he didn't make the 2015 NBA All-Star quad. Lillard seemed like such a lock that Portland Trailblazers fan Josh Thatcher made a bet on Twitter that he'd eat a shoe if Lillard somehow, against all odds, wasn't on the team. Thatcher followed through with the below video, in which he takes a child-sized shoe, boils it to sterilize, blends it up, and then eats it. Sole Collector

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If things weren't already bad enough for the Trail Blazers - they have lost seven of the past nine - the team arrived in Milwaukee early Saturday morning to a hotel that point guard Damian Lillard and center Robin Lopez swear is spooked. "Pfister hotel in Milwaukee is haunted ... idc (I don't care) what nobody say,'' Lillard tweeted Saturday morning. "It's true tho!!'' Lopez retorted. "Good thing I'm in tuned with the spirit world.'' Oregonian

"I didn't want to come out and try to go out of my way to prove a point," Lillard said of his performance. "I just wanted to do what I always do for the team. And that's do everything I can to give us a chance to win. I came out and did that. It's just unfortunate I didn't make a few more shots." Oregonian

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