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Damian Lillard: No Moment Is Too Big

     Damian Lillard is a guy who any team would love to have, and each and every fan base as well. When you watch him play, you say damn he's got no fear at all. No moment is to big for him. He's got it all.  He can drive and get to the hoop. He's good at the midrange game. When you talk about his three point ability, you know he can knock it down from anywhere.

     Taken sixth in 2012 Draft out of Weber State, the sky was the limit and expectations were high. He did not disappoint in his rookie year where he captured Rookie of the Year honors. He also made the All Rookie First Team. He made the All NBA team in 2018. He's a four time All NBA second team and one All NBA third team as well. 

     He's a six time All Star and the only other Blazer to ever do that was Clyde the Glide Drexler Talk about some amazing company. Especially given the players who have graced the Blazers organization over the years. Dame has won the J Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award which speaks to the man off of the court. He's built in the old school mode given his loyalty to the Blazers organization. While some players tuck and run and join super teams he stands firm in his love for his team.

     Dame is a guy who's willing to take that shot no matter how big the moment is. Some players fold under pressure yet not Dame he thrives in it and some would say he owns it. Question is for Celtics fans is would you want them to trade for him? He would be the perfect Celtic given his class and talent on the floor. He may even bring the impact like Kevin Garnett did so many seasons ago. Cedric Maxwell on a Boston sports talk show echoed these thoughts. No matter what you think of Dame, he is the guy who, when his team comes to town, you pony up and go watch greatness. 

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