Age: 28 Height: 6-3 Weight: 195 lbs School: Weber State
In the episode, Lillard revealed his thoughts on Anthony Davis wanting out of New Orleans, on the Blazers additions of Rodney Hood and Enes Kanter, why he hasn't demanded a trade out of Portland, and so much more. Let's take a look at what the four-time All-Star had to share. On addition of Rodney Hood: "I think his ability to score, his size, and now you got different lineups you can play with, where he's switching and guarding so many different positions that I know can help with our versatility and help with our different lineups."
Damian Lillard was drafted by the Portland Trail Blazers with the sixth pick in the 2012 draft and Portland is where he's stayed for the past six years. The Trail Blazers have made the playoffs five of his six years, but haven't made it past the second round in an era of superteams. “I do want to win a championship but it's other stuff that means more to me.
Read part 1 on how this Blazers season will be defined on Portland's success in the postseason. Damian Lillard and Evan Turner stayed up late into the early hours of Sunday watching boxing and chatting. Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez lost his perfect 46-0 record and then Gennady Golovkin went 12 rounds with Danny Jacobs.
Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard joins Yahoo Sports NBA Insider Chris Haynes on the All-Star edition of Posted Up. The four-time NBA All-Star talks about his stint as a news-breaking reporter (2:00); Thoughts on Anthony Davis requesting a trade and what he expects to see out of it (10:00) What it's been like being in Portland his entire career and how he helps recruit free agents (15:00) How the late Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen helped him get his album recorded (20:00): The importance of not 'selling out' for a championship (26:00); And much more.
As usual, LeBron James knows what's up when it comes to basketball.