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The Jump Discusses Lillard’s Loyalty, Blazers’ Future

ESPN’s The Jump devoted a segment to discuss Damian Lillard’s loyalty to the Trail Blazers.

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Damian Lillard’s continued to loyalty to the Trail Blazers resurfaced in the headlines in the aftermath of his interview with Complex’s Adam Caparell. Once again, Lillard explained his stance on super teams and his desire to remain in Portland.

Lillard’s comments inspired a Blazers-centric segment on ESPN’s The Jump.

  • The discussion started with Lillard’s comments in relation to his unwillingness to join a super team.
  • Bobby Marks highlighted how the Blazers must build through the NBA Draft in order to maximize Lillard’s prime. Marks’ comments included the Golden State Warriors as an example.
  • The segment ends with a league-wide focus on super teams.