Posted May 2, 2013 by DJ Enuff in Sports

Blazers’ Damian Lillard Wins Rookie Of The Year Award! [Video]

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“I can’t stop smiling,” Lillard said when he was awarded the Eddie Gottlieb Trophy on Wednesday. – nba

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“He’s fantastic, really fantastic,” Kobe Bryant said after the two squared off in a game earlier this month. “A lot of players get hot, but he’s got the moves, the patience, intelligence, the balance on his jumpers. He’s the real deal.” – nba

Lillard is the fourth player in league history to win the Rookie of the Year unanimously, joining Blake Griffin in 2011, David Robinson in 1990 and Ralph Sampson in 1984. – nba


ortland Trailblazers stand-out rookie Damian Lillard, No. 6 pick out of Weber State, outright won the Kia Rookie of the Year Award last night! He received the Eddie Gottlieb trophy (video above)! Lillard averaged 19 points, 6.1 assists and 3.1 boards a game, and played all 82 games in his rookie season! He also broke Warriors’ Stephen Curry rookie record for three’s with 185, and became only the third player (Oscar Robertson, Allen Iverson) in NBA history to get 1,500 points and collect 500 assists! Check out the official coronation and trophy presentation above and other fresh takes below!

Damian Lillard rookie campaign – Something to Prove:

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Damian Lillard Top 10 Plays – Rookie year:

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