Damian Lillard
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Damian Lillard is an American professional basketball player who plays for the Portland Trail Blazers. He played college basketball at Weber State, where he earned third-team All-American honors.

In 2012, Lillard was selected by Portland as the sixth overall pick in the NBA draft. He was  unanimously named NBA Rookie of the Year.

Damian Lillard has received six NBA All-Star selections. In 2021, he was acknowledged as one of the league’s greatest players when he was named to the NBA 75th Anniversary Team.

  • Full name: Damian Lamonte Ollie Lillard Sr.
  • Birthday: July 15, 1990
  • Hometown: Oakland, Calif.
  • Spouse: Kay’la Hanson (Sept. 5, 2021)
  • Children: Damian Jr., twins Kalii Laheem and Kali Emma Lee
  • Height: 6’2”
  • Nickname: Dame, Dame Time, Big Game Dame
  • High school: Arroyo (San Lorenzo, Calif.), St. Joseph Notre Dame (Alameda, Calif.), Oakland (Oakland, Calif.)
  • Number of NBA Championships: 0
  • Position: Point guard
  • Jersey number: 0
  • Net worth: $70 million

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