Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard has been named to the 2018-2019 All-NBA Second Team, his fourth time making an All-NBA team in seven seasons in the league. He joins Kyrie Irving, Kevin Durant, Kawhi Leonard and Joel Embiid on the second team.
The 2018-19 All-NBA Second Team! @KDTrey5 @JoelEmbiid @KyrieIrving @kawhileonard @Dame_Lillard pic.twitter.com/ych0FLXjYu— NBA (@NBA) May 23, 2019
Lillard averaged 25.8 points, 4.6 rebounds, 6.9 assists (a career high), 1.1 steals and three three-pointers per game. He led the Blazers to a 52-29 record, the third seed in the West and a trip to the Western Conference Finals.
The inevitable All-NBA appearance secured Lillard’s eligibility for a supermax contract with Portland. You can read more about the contract details and how it impacts the team’s future here.
Here are the voting splits for each player on the three All-NBA teams:
2018-19 All-NBA Teams pic.twitter.com/XoCADI3Eou— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) May 23, 2019