Though was only on the court for 29 games, ( he averaged 24. 0 points , 7.3 assists and 4.1 rebounds in those 29 games) and is under contract for another three seasons, and due $136.9 million, Damian Lillard signed a two-year , $122.2 million extension Friday.
Havingg been the subject of trade rumors, because of course if you don’t win a championship in a few years, then the club must be blown up and the best player on the team needs to bolt for greener (easier ) pastures, Lillard , by and large, has asserted his desire to remain in Portland for the lang halul. which makes the reports mystifying that Blazers ownership has refused to respond to his calls and e-mails.
I have no plans of not being a Portland Trail Blazer. I want to be here, and I think they want me here”Damian Lillard, speaking to Jabari Young CNBC
Damian is the current longest tenured Trail Blazer and , with this extension, that appears that will be the case for years to come. In 711 career games, Lillard has averaged 24.6 points, 6.6 assists and 4.2 rebounds.