Lillard made the Instagram post after signing a two-yea…

Lillard made the Instagram post after signing a two-year, $122 million extension with the Blazers. If the six-time NBA All-Star completes his contract with Portland through the 2026-27 NBA season, he will have made nearly half a billion dollars. Knowing that his generational wealth could have a long-term impact on his immediate family and close friends, Lillard also thanked the Blazers in the post for “allowing me to take care of generations of my family.” “It means a lot. I take a lot of pride in not being the person with the money. But I take a lot of pride in the fact that I get up and I go get it,” Lillard, 32, told Andscape during a recent NBA season promotional commercial shoot. “I put the time in and the work in and I do stuff the right way with the right intentions. And I put my family in a position to where my kids don’t have to have the pressure of me trying to force them to be a great basketball player or trying to force them to be some great athlete.
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