• Damian Lillard has a big fan in Carmelo Anthony: ‘Top guy I’ve played with’

    Damian Lillard has a big fan in Carmelo Anthony: ‘Top guy I’ve played with’

    Damian Lillard has another title to add to bubble MVP: Carmelo Anthony’s No. 1. Anthony is in his 17th season in the NBA with his fifth team, but none of his former teammates have matched what Lillard has done this year for the Trail Blazers. “Dame’s at the top for me,” Anthony told Yahoo Sports. …
  • Damian Lillard: ‘Put some respect on my f—king name’

    Damian Lillard: ‘Put some respect on my f—king name’

    Damian Lillard wants some respect. The Portland Trail Blazers star avenged Saturday’s 122-117 loss to the Clippers, in which he missed two late free throws, with 51 points in a win over the Philadelphia 76ers the following night and then a clutch 61-point performance in Tuesday’s victory over the Dallas Mavericks that put Portland in …
  • Damian Lillard thought he was getting traded to Knicks

    Damian Lillard thought he was getting traded to Knicks

    Damian Lillard was nearly a Knick. At least, that’s what the Trail Blazers All-Star point guard believes. “I thought I was headed there a few years ago; I was hearing trade rumors,” Lillard said in an interview with Vanity Fair. “The Garden is my favorite place to play.” It’s unclear when exactly he was referring …
  • Damian Lillard rips ESPN’s Dan Orlovsky over Twitter jab: ‘Watch yo mouth’

    Damian Lillard rips ESPN’s Dan Orlovsky over Twitter jab: ‘Watch yo mouth’

    Dan Orlovsky looked better running out of the back of the end zone. The former longtime backup quarterback, who called Portland Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard “a spoiled and entitled brat,” for threatening to sit out the rest of a potentially shortened NBA season if given no route to reaching the playoffs, quickly apologized for …
  • Zion Williamson factor shaping NBA’s coronavirus return

    Zion Williamson factor shaping NBA’s coronavirus return

    The NBA doesn’t want to restart its season without its brightest young star. According to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst on The Hoop Collective, the league may dismiss the idea of playing as many as 90 regular season games and go right to group-stage type opening round because it will give Zion Williamson and the Pelicans a …
  • Yankees’ Aaron Judge reacts to NBA star calling him ‘new Derek Jeter’

    Yankees’ Aaron Judge reacts to NBA star calling him ‘new Derek Jeter’

    Some consider Aaron Judge the next Yankees captain. For now, he answers the tough questions like the last one, Derek Jeter, would. “On The Huddle,” an Adidas Instagram Live chat with NBA star Damian Lillard, Judge was asked about being the “new’ Derek Jeter.” The Yankees right fielder laughed, then answered as Jeter likely would …