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  1. Selection of WSU's Bolomboy brings immediate comparisons to MillsapRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Deseret News

    ... time in five year's he's had one of his standout players picked to play in the NBA. In 2012, star guard Damian Lillard went early in the first round as a lottery pick to the Portland Trail Blazers, and he has since become one of the league's premier ...

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  2. 'Dream come true' for Nets' WhiteheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | YESNetwork

    ... In 2014, he was named "Mr. New York Basketball," and has referenced such pros as C.J. McCollum, Damian Lillard and even Carmelo Anthony to describe his gameplay style on the court. Whitehead worked out for a number of NBA teams prior to the Draft, ...

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  3. Weber State basketball: Damian Lillard welcomes fellow Wildcat Bolomboy to NBA on TwitterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Salt Lake Tribune

    The Salt Lake Tribune) Weber State Wildcats guard Damian Lillard celebrates during the first half of the game at the Dee Events Center Thursday December 22, 2011. Weber State is winning the game 41-21.

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  4. NBA draft: Weber State's Joel Bolomboy selected by Utah Jazz in 2nd roundRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Deseret News

    ... Bolomboy becomes the 16th player in Weber State history to be selected in the NBA draft and the first since Damian Lillard was taken with the sixth pick by the Portland Trail Blazers in 2012. He's also just the fifth former Weber State star to be ...

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  5. Utah Jazz select Weber State's Joel Bolomboy with 52nd pick of the draftRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Deseret News

    ... in the second round of the NBA draft Thursday night, the first Weber State player to be taken since guard Damian Lillard went sixth overall to Portland in 2012. The Jazz originally owned the No. 42 pick but traded it to the Brooklyn Nets for No. 55 ...

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  6. Utah Jazz select Weber State's Bolomboy in second roundRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | KSL-TV

    ... in two NCAA Tournaments (2014, 2016). With the pick, Bolomboy became Weber State's first draft pick since Damian Lillard was the sixth overall pick in the 2012 draft to the Portland Trail Blazers. Prior to Lillard, the Wildcats didn't have a draft ...

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  7. Lakers Draft Workouts: Buddy HieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 18 | NBC Los Angeles

    ... and is now turning heads with his development in the NBA. Hield also listed Stephen Curry, Draymond Green and Damian Lillard as guys that stayed in school and managed to become superstars in the NBA. "Once you can play and you got heart and a goal ...

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  8. Kragthorpe: Damian Lillard well positioned to make U.S. Olympic teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Damian Lillard once was so discouraged about his prospects that he asked to not be considered for the U.S. Olympic basketball team in 2016. And now the former Weber State is almost a lock to make the final 12-player roster, which will be announced later this month.

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  9. Prospect Analysis: Kris Dunn with Player ComparisonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | Nugg Love

    ... for how much potential there is inside of him as he crosses up his defender and goes for the SLAM. Upside: Damian Lillard . Dollar Dam. How does Dangerous Dunn sound? Damian averaged 21.4 points per game while at Weber State which is most likely ...

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  10. NBA Draft: Weber State's Joel Bolomboy poised to become next Wildcat to make it in the NBARead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | Deseret News

    ... unlike another player to have recently gone to the NBA from Weber State, Portland Trail Blazers star guard Damian Lillard. The two missed playing together in Ogden by one season after Lillard skipped his senior campaign to enter the 2012 draft, but ...

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  11. One skill enough?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 3 | NBA.com

    ... was recent precedent to suggest coach Randy Rahe and his staff could develop a player with NBA potential. Damian Lillard played there. Weber State actually got a bit lucky with Bolomboy. Former assistant coach Phil Beckner spotted Bolomboy fairly ...

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  12. Weber State basketball: Damian Lillard named one of world's most famous athletesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 1 | Deseret News

    Former Weber State All-American and NBA star Damian Lillard has been named to ESPN's list of the most famous athletes in the world. From Oakland to Ogden to Oregon, and now Damian Lillard is one of the most famous athletes in the world.

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  13. Blazers Review: Damian LillardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 30 | Rip City Project

    Apr 17, 2016; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard drives against Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul during the first half in game one of the first round of the NBA Playoffs at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports Damian Lillard was the only returning starter from two consecutive playoff campaigns for the Trail Blazers.

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  14. Damian Lillard: Understanding the "Rose Rule"Read the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | Rip City Project

    Damian Lillard was selected to the All-NBA Second Team this week. While it comes as solid recognition for the talented guard, it does carry salary cap implications for the Trail Blazers.

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  15. Vogel hiring safe move for the MagicRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | Orlando Pinstripe Post

    ... Blazers , an offensive guru who has been credited with playing an important role in the development of both Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum . But in the end, the Magic settled on the coach who has the experience, and a proven track record, which is ...

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  16. Bucks scout second-round possibilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... ready to play against anybody." Another Weber State player made the leap to the NBA Portland point guard Damian Lillard and that can only help Bolomboy. But he knows he has to prove his worth to teams. "I think on the offensive side I can hit NBA ...

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  17. Former Wildcat Karl-Anthony Towns named NBA Rookie of the YearRead the original story

    May 17, 2016 | Floyd County Times

    ... Wildcat to earn the distinction. Towns is the fifth-ever and the first unanimous Rookie of the Year since Damian Lillard in 2013. He is the third player coached by Calipari to win the honor, joining former Memphis players Tyreke Evans (2010) and ...

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  18. Damian Lillard Shines Bright in 2015-16, Still Has Room for GrowthRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Blazers Edge

    Damian Lillard led the Portland Trail Blazers to the Western Conference semifinals in a season when almost no one predicted them to even sniff the playoffs. How did he help his team reach success in the 2015-16 season? The 2015-16 season for the Portland Trail Blazers will be remembered for many reasons.

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  19. Karl-Anthony Towns wins NBA Rookie of the Year; First UK player to achieve thisRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | A Sea of Blue

    ... put himself in elite company with his amazing season, as he became the first rookie since NBA All-Star guard Damian Lillard to win every Rookie of the Month honor, per Scott Howard-Cooper of NBA.com. The other men to accomplish the feat include ...

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  20. Clarification: Stars fuel hope for mid-major prospectsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | Erie Times News

    ... guards that I watched last night were all from mid-majors - Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, CJ McCollum and Damian Lillard. They have the mindset like they also struggled with that mid-major thing. The stories they tell and they show them on TV, I ...

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