Damian Lillard Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Why Ezeli Could be the Steal of Free AgencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | Rip City Project

    ... an elite rim defender. Ezeli's presence on the floor can also change things for the star-studded backcourt. Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum are well known for their offensive game, but regularly allow career nights to opposing guards. With a rim ...

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  2. Do Salary and Playing Time Correlate in the NBA?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | Blazers Edge

    ... players as identical. Their evaluations are more granular. If Terry Stotts took away major playing time from Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum he'd probably get fired (and rightfully so). This has less to do with their $20 million salaries and ...

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  3. A Year Later: Thank You, LaMarcusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 8 | Blazers Edge

    ... day, that love affair was trumped by his desire for a pay-day we didn't want to offer. In contrast, you have Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum - 26 and 24, the inarguable second best backcourt in the National Basketball League, both signed to long-term ...

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  4. Who are the Best Backcourts in Portland Trail Blazers History?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 8 | Blazers Edge

    ... bet it was awesome. Heck, maybe I was even there! Send pictures to me on twitter @petersampson. Just kidding. Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum are that good. In an age when a team needs multiple star players to even have a chance at relevance, ...

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  5. A Trail Blazers Trade Proposal for Kevin LoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 8 | Blazers Edge

    ... rebounds besides. For perspective, his per-36-minutes scoring average of 25.9 that year ranks ahead of Damian Lillard's career high of 25.3. If Love returned to that level, the Blazers would have the equivalent of two Lillards and a CJ McCollum ...

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  6. NBA Executive and Former Coaches on the Trail Blazers' Offseason SpendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 7 | Blazers Edge

    The Trail Blazers dug deep into their pockets to go all-in on the future of their young players this summer. First, covering the high dollar signings, Eggers highlights the paradigm shift going on within the NBA, where sixth and seventh men in a rotation all of a sudden command $15 million-plus per season, and Damian Lillard has one of the most fruitful contracts in NBA history.

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  7. CJ McCollum Focused On Defensive ImprovementRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 7 | Blazers Edge

    In a Q&A session with Oliver Maroney of Basketball Insiders , CJ McCollum revealed that his primary offseason goal is to improve on the defensive end. He and teammate Damian Lillard faced frequent criticism last season because of their combined defensive shortcomings in the backcourt, with some fans speculating that the Trail Blazers could not successfully build around the duo as a result.

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  8. Noah Vonleh Prepares to Fight For Playing TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 6 | Blazers Edge

    ... one game. You're only as good as your last game. You have to come out every time and be ready to go.'' Both Damian Lillard and Terry Stotts raved about Vonleh's athleticism, comparing him favorably to Draymond Green of the Golden State Warriors . ...

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  9. Damian Lillard's Contract Second Largest in NBA HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 5 | Blazers Edge

    Portland Trail Blazers all-star Damian Lillard became the second most highly paid player in league history this summer. The biggest one was also signed last month.

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  10. Trail Blazers: The Promise of TomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 6 | Rip City Project

    ... feeling for Rip City fans though, as a similar situation was in place in the later stages of the last decade. Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum have already proven themselves capable of conquering the competition, but do they have enough talent to ...

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  11. Worried That The 2015-16 Trail Blazers Were A Fluke? Well, Don't BeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 5 | Blazers Edge

    ... is doing with a four-year contract. You might even be unsure about the long-term ramifications of pairing Damian Lillard with CJ McCollum in the Portland backcourt. And - this is perhaps the most important one - you may be wondering whether the ...

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  12. CJ McCollum Thankful To Remain with the Trail BlazersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 5 | Blazers Edge

    ... McCollum, for whom the conference had been delayed while he competed overseas. Sliding in late was teammate Damian Lillard , sporting a Lillard/McCollum '16 t-shirt and a proud grin. Everyone was happy to commemorate McCollum's hard work paying off. ...

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  13. Terry Stotts: Evan Turner will shoot better on 3-pointers for Trail BlazersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 5 | MSNBC

    Not only is Turner probably not worth that much to any team, he appears to be a poor fit in Portland. The Trail Blazers excelled last season when Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum led the offense from the backcourt and Al-Farouq Aminu moved to power forward.

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  14. Damian Lillard Wins NBPA Best Teammate AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 4 | Blazers Edge

    Thursday afternoon the National Basketball Players Association announced their annual awards, the Players Voice Awards; among them the Best Teammate award. Winning the award for the Portland Trail Blazers was star point guard, Damian Lillard .

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  15. Greg Monroe Linked to Portland Trail Blazers in Trade SpeculationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 4 | Blazers Edge

    ... time, he is a strong post scorer that the Blazers do not have, and sneakily the same age as star point guard Damian Lillard (26) despite playing six NBA seasons (without any major injury concerns, mind you). Whether or not Monroe would work in ...

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  16. Here's the Catch: Faces of the NBA in Five YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 4 | Isportsweb.com

    ... shots. A lot can change in five years, but if you have the following guys, you should be feeling pretty good. Damian Lillard 2015-2016 season: 25.1 ppg, 6.8 apg, 4.0 rpg, 4.0 rpg, 3.2 tov, .497 eFG% Damian Lillard at times looks like the most ...

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  17. Trail Blazers links: Offseason highs and lows, Mark Mason health update, moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 4 | OregonLive.com

    ... dollars this offseason on new deals for C.J. McCollum, Allen Crabbe, Meyers Leonard and Evan Turner. And with Damian Lillard's five-year, $139.9 million contract kicking in this season, Portland is going all-in to return to contention in the West. ...

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  18. Trail Blazers: Small Forward Battle BrewingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 4 | Rip City Project

    ... retaining both Harkless and Crabbe, which makes the Turner signing even more telling. Taking pressure off of Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum appears to be the goal. Turner seems to be the best equipped player of the trio to undertake a hefty amount ...

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  19. Utah Jazz release preseason scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 3 | Deseret News

    Utah Jazz guard Rodney Hood tries to screen Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard as the Utah Jazz and the Portland Trail Blazers play in the season opener at Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. The Jazz will open their 2016 preseason schedule at Portland.

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  20. Jazz to face Trail Blazers twice in preseasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 1 | Salt Lake Tribune

    The Jazz will get two looks at Damian Lillard's Portland Trail Blazers this preseason. The Blazers, who released their exhibition schedule on Monday , are slated to host the Jazz on Oct. 3. The Jazz will host Portland on Oct. 19 at Vivint Smart Home Arena.

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