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Damian Lillard Donates Shoes for “Kicks to Beat Cancer”

Lillard is donating shoes for auction as part of ESPN’s V Week for Cancer Research initiative.

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Portland Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard is donating a pair of signed shoes for the “Kicks to Beat Cancer” initiative, part of ESPN’s V Week for Cancer Research. Lillard and several other NBA and WNBA players have donated shoes that will be auctioned off to raise money for the V Foundation.

From the ESPN press release:

ESPN commentator and professional athletes are putting their “kicks” to good use by reaching into their extensive shoe collections and donating a signed pair to be auctioned off in support of the V Foundation. NBA and WNBA stars past and present have donated their shoes, including Kobe Bryant, DeMarcus Cousins, Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, Joel Embiid, Kyrie Irving, Damian Lillard, Boban Marjanovic, Candace Parker, Chris Paul, Paul Pierce, Scottie Pippen, Tracy McGrady, Jalen Rose and PJ Tucker.

The shoes can be bid on at