August 6, 2020 NBA Recap

Who Got It Done pt rb ast Damian LillardPOR @ DEN 45 4 12   11-18 3-pt James HardenHOU vs. LAL 39 8 12   5-10 3-pt B. BogdanovićSAC vs. NOP 35 4 3   6-9 3-pt Khris MiddletonMIL vs. MIA 33 6 8   5-6 3-pt De’Aaron FoxSAC vs. NOP 30 3 10   3 stl K. PorziņģisDAL vs. LAC 30 9 5 Michael Porter Jr.DEN vs. POR 27 12 2   2 stl Gary Trent Jr.POR @ DEN 27 3 4   7-10 3-pt Ivica ZubacLAC @ DAL 21 15 1   10-10 fg G. AntetokounmpoMIL…

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Damian Lillard out for Sunday’s scrimmage with foot injury

From Paul Kasabian of Bleacher Report : Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillardwill miss Sunday’s scrimmage against the Toronto Raptors. According to ESPN’s Rachel Nichols, an X-ray on Lillard’s foot came back negative, but he’s suffering from inflammation that will keep him out of the lineup. Lillard, 30, is averaging a career-best 28.9 points per game for the 29-37 Blazers, who were one of 22 teams invited to Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, to complete the 2019-20 season. The campaign has been suspended since March 11 because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The point…

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This Dame 6 is now available

The NBA season being on hiatus has not stopped adidas from dropping this brand new colorway of the Dame 6. The black mesh upper on the lateral side gives way to vibrant greens and orange on the medial side. A purple tongue with with a matching rear pull tab completes the look of the upper. The aesthetic is rounded out by a white midsole and outsole with volt traction section and purple Dame logo. This Dame 4 is available at adidas.com and select retail venues and will carry a sticker…

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Damian Lillard to return against Cleveland

According to Yahoo Sports’ Chris Haynes, Portland Trail Blazers star point guard Damian Lillard will be in the lineup for the team’s game against the woeful Cleveland Cavaliers Saturday. He had missed the previous two contests with back spasms.

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Damian Lillard and Hassan Whiteside out against Milwaukee

When the 5-10 Portland Trail Blazers take on the Milwaukee Bucks Thursday night, they will do so without Damian Lillard and Hassan Whiteside. Anfernee Simons is listed as probable.

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Damian Lillard unveils Dame 6 “Ruthless”

In addition to Media Day signaling that long wait for the NBA season is finally over, one of the other ancillary bit of awesome this time can provide is what the players take to their respective foot games ( S/O to @jumpmanbostic for that). Portland Trail Blazers star guard and Thunder slayer Damian Lillard used this time to debut his latest signature sneaker, the Adidas Dame 6. The colorway he rocked already has a moniker, “Ruthless”, and sports a mesh upper that is black on the lateral side and infrared-esque…

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Damian Lillard to release next rap album

Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard, aka Dame D.O.L.L.A. is set to release his third album ,the follow up to 2017’s “Confirmed.” Lillard’s backcourt mate CJ McCollum was very complimentary after hearing a preview of the album: For those skeptical of Dame’s lyrical prowess, here is a sample from Sway in the Morning: Dame D.O.L.L.A’s new project is set to release August 9.

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Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum amongst names for USA Basketball

From nbl.com.au : Team USA’s squad for the matches against Australia at Marvel Stadium in August continues to grow, with numerous All-Stars among the updated list of reported names to be added to the team. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, players expected to join USA’s training camp for the FIBA World Cup includes Bradley Beal, Eric Gordon, Kyle Kuzma, Damian Lillard, Brook Lopez, Kevin Love, CJ McCollum and Jayson Tatum. PJ Tucker and  Paul Millsap were also mentioned as possibilities to be included in the squad. USA’s two games against the Boomers will serve…

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Damian Lillard and Trail Blazers “expected” to agreed to supermax deal

According to Yahoo Sports’ Chris Haynes, Damian Lillard is expected to sign a four-year $191 million supermax extension sometime this summer. He would qualified for the beefed up extension provided he makes one of the three All-NBA Teams, which, based on the level of play Lillard showed this season, seems to be a forgone conclusion. There are two years and $62 million owed to Lillard on his current deal. The extension would kick in after the 20-21 season and he would be 35 when that potential contract would expire. Lillard…

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April 23, 2019 NBA Playoff Recap

Top Performers Damian LillardPOR vs. OKC 50 7 6 10-18 3-pt Kawhi LeonardTOR vs. ORL 27 7 2 5-5 3-pt Paul GeorgeOKC @ POR 36 9 3 R. WestbrookOKC @ POR 29 11 14 Triple-double Jamal MurrayDEN vs. SAS 23 4 7 2 stl Enes KanterPOR vs. OKC 13 13 4 Nikola JokicDEN vs. SAS 16 11 8 2 stl Joel EmbiidPHI vs. BRK 23 13 2 Shabazz NapierBRK @ PHI 11 4 10 Pascal SiakamTOR vs. ORL 24 6 4 50-PT Playoff Games Since 2000 Player Date Tm Opp…

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