Trail Blazers’ Damian Lillard on joining hometown Warriors: ‘Hell no’
Despite the Warriors earning the label of the NBA’s “super team” after signing Kevin Durant, Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard said he has no interest in joining the All-Star squad.
“Hell no,” Lillard wrote on Twitter when asked whether he would be the next NBA player to sign a deal with his hometown team.
Lillard, who has played for the Trail Blazers since they selected him with the No. 6 pick of the 2012 NBA draft, is from Oakland, but does not appear interested in moving home to play with Durant, Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson.
Lillard, 25, is a two-time All Star with Portland and has averaged 21.4 points, 6.3 assists and 3.8 rebounds during his four-year career.
He signed a five-year, $120 million contract extension with the Trail Blazers last off-season that will keep him in Portland through the 2020–21 season.