Damian Lamonte Ollie Lillard Sr. is an American professional basketball player with the Portland Trail Blazers of the National Basketball Association. He played college basketball for the Weber State Wildcats and won the All-US Third Team Title in 2012. After being selected by Portland with a sixth overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft, Lillard was elected. unanimously NBA Rookie of the Year. With the nickname “Dame Time,” he received six NBA All-Star selections and is one of two players in Trail Blazers franchise history, along with Clyde Drexler, to become the six All-Star.
|Born||July 15, 1990, Oakland, California|
|Listed height||6 ft 2 in|
|Listed weight||195 lb|
|College||Weber State (2008–2012)|
|NBA draft||2012 / Round: 1 / Pick: 6, Portland Trail Blazers|
|Team||Portland Trail Blazers|
6th overall pick of the 2012 NBA Draft by the Portland Trail Blazers who was named 2013 NBA Rookie of the Year. He hit a buzzer beater three pointer in Game 6 of the first round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs to lead the Blazers to a series victory over the Houston Rockets.
He spent four seasons with Weber State, scoring over 24 points per game during his senior season.
In 2014, he became the first player in NBA history to enter all five of the All-Star game events: the dunk contest, the skills contest, the three-point shooting contest, the rising stars game, and the All-Star game itself. He's also been a rapper under the name Dame D.O.L.L.A.
He was born to Gina and Houston Lillard. He welcomed his first son, Damian Jr., in March 2018. In January 2021, he and his fiancee Kay'La welcomed twins, a son named Kalii Laheem and a daughter named Kali Emma Lee.
He played alongside LaMarcus Aldridge on the Trail Blazers from 2012 to 2015.
Weber State Wildcats male basketball player. Select draft Portland Trail Blazers. Sports athletes in Oakland, California. Portland Trail Blazers players. National Basketball Association stars