The Trail blazer superstar Damien Lillard visit Philippines as part of the Adidas Take On Summer Asian Tours. The 2 time NBA All-Star is back again in manila for the second time after the NBA event 2 years ago that didn’t turn out well.
A presscon and meet and greet with his fans happened in Kerrys Sports Gym in BGC, Taguig City to talks about his upcoming plans, his newest shoes and his passion in basketball.
Lillard started the basketball revolution together with the other Country’s top ballers in the historic philippines landmark, EDSA. Then a exhibition game in the afternoon at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City.
He also joins Chris Tiu and Josh Urbistondo in a 3-point shootout game, Dame score 14 while josh got 13 and chris win the game with 24 points.
The 2013 NBA Rookie of the Year, selected 6th overall in the 2013 draft, led the Trail Blazers’ surprise run in the playoffs where they advanced in the Western Conference Semi-Finals and lost to the defending champions Golden State Warriors in 5 games (4-1).
Lillard is highly motivated and focus to win a NBA MVP award and a title for the 40th anniversary of the Blazers this upcoming season. He also added that Kevin Durant is highly welcome to join him this 2016-2017 NBA season in Rip City.