Damian Lillard

Damian Lamonte Ollie Lillard Sr., professionally known as Damian Lillard is an American professional basketball player and a rapper.

Damian Lamonte Ollie Lillard Sr., professionally known as Damian Lillard is an American professional basketball player and a rapper. He plays for the Portland Trail Blazers of the NBA. He plays in the Point Guard position. The Trail Blazers selected him with the sixth overall pick in the first round of the 2012 NBA draft. He was unanimously voted the NBA Rookie of the Year. He is one of four players in Trail Blazers franchise history to become a four-time All-Star. He played college basketball for the Weber State Wildcats. He has over 5.6 million followers on his Instagram.

Damian Lillard Of The Portland Trail Blazers Hit A Game-Winning 3-Pointer At The Buzzer Beating The Oklahoma City Thunder

Damian Lillard of the Portland Trail Blazers hit a dramatic 37-foot game-winning 3-pointer at the buzzer during the NBA playoffs against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Against the Thunder, the NBA Rookie of the Year 2013 was on fire. The Trail Blazers removed the Thunder from the playoffs in five games with a 118-115 win on Lillard’s 3-pointer at the buzzer. He posted a career-high 50 points in the playoffs. Additionally, he set a franchise record with ten 3-pointers. Russell Westbrook’s 10th NBA playoff triple-double of 29 points, 14 assists, and 11 rebounds was insufficient for the Thunder.

He was picked by the Trail Blazers with the sixth overall selection in the 2012 NBA draft. He has been named to the NBA All-Star team four times and is one of only four players in franchise history to do so. He attended Weber State University and played basketball.

Damian Lillard Is Known For What?

– 2013 NBA Rookie of the Year

– One of only four players in Trail Blazers history to earn four All-Star appearances.

Damian Lillard was born in where?

Damian Lillard was born on 15 July 1990 in Los Angeles, California. Damian Lamonte Ollie Lillard Sr. is his given name. He is the son of Houston Lillard Sr. and Gina Johnson. He is of African origin. He was born in Oakland, California, United States. He is an American citizen. Cancer is his zodiac sign. He is a Christian. He has two siblings: Houston Lillard, a brother, and Lanae Lillard, a niece.

He moved to Alameda’s St. Joseph Notre Dame High School. At the end of his sophomore year, he moved to Oakland High School due to a lack of playing time. He attended Oakland High School for his final two years of high school.

He was selected to the league’s first team. He averaged 19.4 points and 5.2 assists per game during his junior season at Oakland, but 22.4 points and 5.2 assists per game during his senior season. Oakland finished 23-9 under his leadership.

According to Rivals.com, he was ranked as a two-star prospect.

He accepted a scholarship offer from Weber State University and graduated in May 2015 with a degree in commercial sales.

Career in College

He averaged 11.5 points per game in his freshman years at Weber State.

He was named the Big Sky Conference Freshman of the Year and first-team All-BIg Sky.

He averaged 19.9 points per game in his sophomore years. He also led the Wildcats to the regular-season conference championship.

He was named the Big Sky Player of the Year and was an honorable mention All-American by the Associated Press.

He suffered a foot injury ten games into the 2010-11 and was forced to take a medical redshirt. The injury sidelined him for the year.

He averaged 24.5 points per game as a redshirt junior.

He was named to this third first-team all-conference selection. He also won his second Big Sky Player of the Year Award and was a finalist for the Bob Cousy Award.

He forgoes his senior year to enter the 2012 NBA draft. He finished his college career as the No. 2 scorers in Weber State history and the No. 5 scorers in Big Sky history with 1,934 points.

NBA Career

The Portland Trail Blazers selected him with the 6th overall pick in the first round of the 2012 NBA draft.

He made his NBA debut against the Los Angeles Lakers in October 2012. He recorded 23 points and 11 assists making him the only players in NBA history alongside, Oscar Robertson, and Allen Iverson with at least 20 points and 10 assist in their NBA debut. His 11 assists were also the most by an NBA rookie in his first game since Jason Kidd in 1994 and the most ever by a Trail Blazer in his NBA debut.

He was the first Trail Blazer to win an event at the NBA All-Star Weekend. He won the Skills Challenge.

He averaged 19.0 points, 3.1 rebounds, 6.5 assists, 0.90 steals per game starting all games in his rookie season.

He won the NBA Rookie of the Year Award. He joined Blake Griffin, David Robinson, and Ralph Sampson to become only the players to win the award unanimously. He also became the fourth Trail Blazer to win the award and joined Robertson and Iverson as the only rookies in NBA history to record 1,500 points and 500 assists in a season.

He became one of two Trail Blazers to ever finish with 1,500 points and 500 assists in a season. He broke the all-time NBA rookie record for 3-pointers in a season (185).

He averaged 20.7 points, 5.6 assists, and 3.5 rebounds per game in the 2013-14 season.

He became the first player to make a buzzer-beating shot to win a playoff series since Utah’s John Stockton against Houston in 1997.

He was named to the All-NBA Third Team at the end of the 2013-14 season.

He averaged 21.0 points, 6.2 assists, and 4.6 rebounds per game in the 2014-15 season.

He signed a five-year deal worth $120 million with the Trail Blazers in July 2015.

He became the fastest player to reach 5,000 points and 1,500 assists in 248 games since Derrick Rose.

He became the first Blazer since Clyde Drexler in 1991-92 to record 600 points and 150 assists during the team’s first 25 games in December 2015.

In February 2016, He became the first player in NBA history to have at least 50 points, 7 assists, and 6 steals since the steal became an official statistic in 1973-74.

He became the first Blazer player to score at least 30 points in four consecutive games since Drexler accomplished the feat in 1991.

He is one of only four players in NBA history to average 21 points and 6 assists over their first 300 games.

He averaged 25.1 points, 6.8 assists, and 4.0 rebounds per game in his 2015-16 season.

He became the fifth Blazer to score 2,000-plus points in a season during the 2016-17 season.

He averaged 27.0 points, 5.9 assists, and 4.9 rebounds per game in the 2016-17 season.

In October 2017, he became the fastest Blazer to score 9,000 points.

He averaged 26.9 points, 6.6 assists, and 4.5 rebounds per game in the 2017-18 season.

In January 2019, he became the fastest player in Portland history to reach 12,000 points.

He also became the first Blazer to have 2,000 points and 500 assists in the same season. He is also the only Blazer besides Drexler to reach 2,000 points in two seasons with the team.

He also passed his franchise record of 229 3-pointers set in the 2015-16 season and reached 1,500 for his career.

Career Highlights and Awards: NBA

4× NBA All-Star (2014, 2015, 2018, 2019)

2018 All-NBA First Team

2014 All-NBA Second Team

2014 All-NBA Third Team

2013 NBA Rookie of the Year

2013 NBA All-Rookie First Team

NBA Rising Star (2012, 2013)

2× NBA Skills Challenge champion (2013, 2014)

College Highlights and Awards

2012 AP third-team All-American

2012 NABC third-team All-American

2× Big Sky Conference Player of the Year (2010, 2012)

3× First-team All-Big Sky (2009, 2010, 2012)

2× Big Sky All-Tournament Team (2010, 2012)

2009 Big Sky Freshman of the Year

No. 1 retired by Weber State

Damian Lillard’s Rap Career

Damian Lillard is also a hip-hop artist and rapper. He started a social media trend called “Four Bar Friday” in which he, and anyone who chooses to participate, submits a video of themselves rapping a small verse on Instagram every Friday with the hashtag #4BarFriday.

He released his first full length single, “Soldier in the Game” via SoundCloud in July 2015.

He released his debut album, The Letter O in October 2016.

He released his second album, Confirmed in October 2017.

He has worked with Lil Wayne, Paul Rey, Dupre, among others.

He was featured on “I Wish I Could Tell You” by Brookfield Duece.

Who is Damian Lillard Married to?

Damian Lillard is unmarried. He is in a relationship with Kay’La Hanson. He has a son named Damian Jr., born on 29 March 2018. Other information about his personal life is not available at present.

What are Damian Lillard Body Measurements?

Damian Lillard stands at a height of 1.91 m i.e. 6 feet and 3 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 195 lbs i.e. 88 kg. He has an athletic body build. He has a chest size of 43 inches, biceps of size 16 inches, and a waist size of 33.5 inches.

He has a scripture on his left arm of Psalms 37:1-3 on his left arm. He has dark brown eyes and his hair color is black.

What is Damian Lillard Net Worth?

He signed a multi-year sponsorship deal with Adidas in 2012. He negotiated a new contract with Adidas in 2014 potentially worth $100 million over 10 years. He has a signature shoe line with Adidas, “Adidas Dame”. He signed a sponsorship deal with a subsidiary of the Coca-Cola Company, Powerade in 2017. He also has endorsement deals with Spalding, Panini, Foot Locker, Moda Health, and JBL. He became one of the NBA players to sign a contract with Hulu in 2019 to promote the streaming service’s new campaign of adding live sports to their repertoire. As of 2019, his net worth is $30 million.

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