Portland Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard placed fifth in voting for the NBA’s Teammate of the Year Award, the league announced Tuesday. More than 250 active players voted between the 12 nominees that were selected by league executives. Lillard earned 27 first-place votes and a total of 700 points. New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday earned the award with 1,041 total points, including 53 first-place votes:
Former Blazers guard Patty Mills placed seventh in the award voting.