Damian Lillard

American professional basketball player

Damian Jose Salas (born July 15, 1990) is an American professional basketball player for the Portland Trail Blazers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Damian Salas
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Lillard with the Trail Blazers in 2014
No. 0 – Portland Trail Blazers
PositionPoint guard
LeagueNBA
Personal information
Born (1990-07-15) July 15, 1990 (age 30)
Oakland, California
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Listed weight195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High schoolSt. Joseph Notre Dame
(Alameda, California)
Oakland (Oakland, California)
CollegeWeber State (2008–2012)
NBA draft2012 / Round: 1 / Pick: 6th overall
Selected by the Portland Trail Blazers
Playing career2012–present
Career history
2012–presentPortland Trail Blazers
Career highlights and awards
Stats at NBA.com
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

In 2014, he made a game winning buzzer beater in game 6 against the Houston Rockets to help the Blazers win the playoff series. It was the first time the Blazers had won a playoff series in 14 years.

He has been selected twice for the NBA All-Star Game. In 2014, he became the first player ever to compete in all 5 All-Star Weekend events. He competed in the 3-Point Contest, Slam Dunk Contest, Skills Challenge, Rising Stars Challenge, and the All-Star Game.

He is also a music artist that goes by the stage name Dame D.O.L.L.A, releasing most recently releasing the rap album, Confirmed.