clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Lillard Shares Thoughts on Defensive Struggles

After another loss that saw the team play dispirited defense, Damian Lillard talked about the team’s issues.

NBA: Los Angeles Clippers at Portland Trail Blazers Al Sermeno-USA TODAY Sports

After the Blazers allowed 131 points in a loss to the Spurs last night, point guard Damian Lillard shared his thoughts on what defensive problems are facing the team.

“Some games it’s not us running guys off the 3-point line, not controlling penetration...sometimes it’s going to happen, but I think it’s kind of a trend, teams shooting a high percentage against us and us not being as sharp as we need to be.”

View video of Lillard’s comments from NBC Sports NW below, which also features thoughts from Evan Turner and Terry Stotts: