Damian Lillard

American professional basketball player (born 1990)

Damian Lamonte Ollie Lillard Sr. (born July 15, 1990[1]) is a professional basketball player for the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He has also played for the Portland Trail Blazers.

Damian Lillard
Lillard with the Portland Trail Blazers in 2021
No. 0 – Milwaukee Bucks
PositionPoint guard
Personal information
Born (1990-07-15) July 15, 1990 (age 34)
Oakland, California, U.S.
Listed height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school
CollegeWeber State (2008–2012)
NBA draft2012 / Round: 1 / Pick: 6th overall
Selected by the Portland Trail Blazers
Playing career2012–present
Career history
20122023Portland Trail Blazers
2023–presentMilwaukee Bucks
Career highlights and awards
Men's basketball
Representing the  United States
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2020 Tokyo Team

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.

On September 27, 2023, Lillard was involved in a three-team trade which sent Lillard to the Milwaukee Bucks, Jrue Holiday, Deandre Ayton, Toumani Camara and a 2029 first-round draft pick to the Blazers, and Grayson Allen, Jusuf Nurkić, Nassir Little, and Keon Johnson to the Phoenix Suns.[2]


  1. "Damian Lillard NBA.com profile". NBA.com. Retrieved November 3, 2019.
  2. "Milwaukee Bucks Acquire Seven-Time All-Star, Seven-Time All-NBA Selection And NBA 75th Anniversary Team Member Damian Lillard". Milwaukee Bucks. Retrieved November 29, 2023.