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Damian Lillard Grabs Attention for Twitter News Scoops

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The Trail Blazers All-Star has turned the tables by reporting on reporters.

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In case you missed it, Portland Trail Blazers All-Star guard Damian Lillard has taken up a second profession over the summer: intrepid news reporter. For the second time in as many days, he tweeted out a scoop on NBA media personalities, turning the tables on the folks who make a living writing about his life.

Lillard’s adventure began when he reported that ESPN personality Chris Haynes would be joining Yahoo Sports. He continued by breaking a venue change for USA Today writer Sam Amick.

Lillard’s ground-breaking tweets have gotten national attention, including from Deadspin, as the world waits breathlessly, wondering, “Who’s next?”