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  1. NBA Playoffs: Western Conference First-Round PredictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Rant Sports

    ... this series having lost four-straight games, and having lost all four contests against Memphis this season. Damian Lillard and LaMarcus Aldridge will have to be the catalysts for Portland, having averaged 21 and 23.4 points per game respectively. ...

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  2. Damian Lillard has the opportunity to become a superstarRead the original story

    Thursday | Rip City Project

    Dec 22, 2014; Houston, TX, USA; Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard during the game against the Houston Rockets at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports While the end of the season didn't go exactly how anyone in the Portland Trail Blazers organization would like, we still need to remember Damian Lillard is well ahead of schedule in his development as a point guard.

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  3. NBA Teams with the Best Homegrown TalentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | BleacherReport

    ... didn't stop with him, though. The Blazers took a small-time kid out of Weber State and turned him into Damian Lillard , all-world shooter. It developed Nicolas Batum into a jack-of-all-trades wing who has positive traits on defense, who can shoot a ...

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  4. MSU student-athletes Michael and Cindy Pelo expecting first childRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | Minot Daily News

    ... at NCAA Division I Weber State. He redshirted the 2008-09 season while part of the same freshman class as Damian Lillard, the 2013 NBA Rookie of the Year. After taking a two-year mission with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to ...

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  5. MSU's Michael and Cindy Pelo - both student-athletes - expecting first childRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | Minot Daily News

    ... at NCAA Division I Weber State. He redshirted the 2008-09 season while part of the same freshman class as Damian Lillard, the 2013 NBA Rookie of the Year. After taking a two-year mission with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday Saints to ...

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  6. 2015 NBA Draft: 5 Best Fits For the Philadelphia 76ersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Rant Sports

    ... marks. His size and athletic abilities have led to Mudiay being compared to players like John Wall and Damian Lillard. He may be a limited shooter as of right now, but if given the time to work with Brett Brown and his staff, Mudiay could turn out ...

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  7. George Hill, after unhappy season, leading depleted Pacers in playoff pushRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | MSNBC

    ... Indianapolis) from nearly the moment he arrived as the reigning Indiana high school scoring leader. Unlike Damian Lillard , who went to Weber State because bigger programs overlooked him , Hill held scholarship offers from Indiana and Temple and was ...

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  8. Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard, Steve Nash forever connected by...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | OregonLive.com

    Damian Lillard was sitting on the Trail Blazers ' bench at the Moda Center before a recent game when someone brought up the name Steve Nash. The Blazers' All-Star point guard lifted his arm and pointed across the court to the far end, instinctively noting the spot where the play occurred, where Nash's career crumbled and the two players became forever intertwined.

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  9. EWU's Harvey, nation's leading scorer, to go proRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | CBS Sports

    ... me, I've tried). He's athletic enough to get by there, but he's not athletic in the same, freaky way that Damian Lillard was at Weber State, either. So because of that, determining his athleticism within workouts is going to be the most important ...

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  10. Damian Lillard makes another poster of Utah Jazz center Rudy GobertRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Examiner.com

    If Damian Lillard could go back in time to when he was a child in his bedroom, he probably would never guessed he would have so many posters of himself dunking over great NBA players. But that is precisely what has happened this season, as the high flying former Weber State men's basketball star continues to throw down monster poster jams for the Portland Trail Blazers .

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  11. Randy Rahe: A giant among menRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | The WSU Signpost

    ... athletes and five Big Sky MVP players. One of the more famous products of Rahe's coaching is current NBA star Damian Lillard. Lillard was recruited by Rahe and not only ended his junior season as the Big Sky MVP, but Lillard was also the first ...

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  12. Utah guard Delon Wright straight up robbed when he didn't win Pac-12 POY honorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... what everyone else on the planet saw. Fellow Blazer and former Weber State star and Big Sky Conference POY Damian Lillard also threw in his two cents. "How is Delon Wright an All American but not PAC-12 player of the year... ?? Y'all trippin," he ...

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  13. Damian Lillard steps up after injury to Wes Matthews affects BlazersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Whatever happened to Damian Lillard after Wes Matthews tore his Achilles tendon from here to the moon was something to behold. Days after Matthews, the former Utah Jazz player ended his season on a horrific play, Lillard stepped up his game , helping lead the Portland Trail Blazers with 32 points in a loss at Minnesota.

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  14. Damian Lillard gets his college degree from Weber State, forgets to tell his momRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Damian Lillard is a household name in the NBA . A two-time All-Star on the Portland Trail Blazers .

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  15. Damian Lillard Is About To Graduate College Just Like He Told His Mom He WouldRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Switched

    While other NBA players will focus solely on the playoffs in just a few weeks, Damian Lillard has something else on his mind too: college graduation. The Trailblazers point guard told reporters in a video posted Wednesday that he finished his final college requirements last summer and will earn his degree in technical sales from Utah's Weber State University this spring.

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  16. Scoop: Lifetime Ban James Harden.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Willamette Week

    ... set to open this spring at Southeast 14th Avenue and Morrison Street, across from Nostrana. BIG-BRAIN DAME: Damian Lillard is graduating from college. The Trail Blazers' All-Star point guard left Weber State University, the obscure mid-major in ...

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  17. Damian Lillard to Graduate from Weber StateRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2015 | Blazers Edge

    ... it's a small dream come true." WSU Wildcat coach, Randy Rahe, said that this is just another reflection of Damian Lillard's character. Rahe was personally involved in recruiting Lillard. "I made a promise to Damian and his parents," Rahe said. ...

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  18. Lillard keeps promise to mother, gets college degreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | The Columbian

    TUALATIN, Ore., - Blazers guard Damian Lillard was selected as the NBA's Western Conference Player of the Week on Monday. But another accomplishment, much more important to him and a promise he kept to his mother, also came to light this week: getting his college degree from Weber State.

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  19. Damian Lillard graduated from Weber State and forgot to tell his momRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | Deseret News

    Former Weber State basketball star Damian Lillard, currently with the Portland Trailblazers, talks with media members prior to the Purple and White scrimmage game at the Dee Events Center in Ogden Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2012. Damian Lillard jumped to the NBA after his junior season in college but returned to Ogden last summer to complete his degree in technical sales at Weber State.

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  20. Motivated by promise to mother, Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard will graduate from collegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | OregonLive.com

    In the end, Damian Lillard decided he also wanted to earn a college degree for himself, decided it would be important to make himself a role model for Oakland children with dreams of following in his footsteps. So by the time he slogged through the final six college credits, diligently completing a couple online courses, wrapping up one last paper and, finally, sitting through a five-hour exam on the campus of Ogden, Utah, it slipped his mind to share his achievement with the origin of his motivation.

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