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Damian Lillard Basic Information
|Stage Name:||Damian Lillard/ Dame Time/ Dame D.O.L.L.A.|
|Real Name:||Damian Lamonte Ollie “Dame” Lillard Sr.|
|Occupation:||Professional Basketballer and Rapper|
|Date Of Birth/Age:||15 July 1990|
|Place of Birth:||Oakland, California|
Damian Lillard Biography
Damian Lillard was born in Oakland, California, on July 15, 1990. When he was younger, he played reasonably well at his California school. Twenty points were scored on average in each of his games of basketball. He received three offers from other colleges. Because Utah had a superior basketball program, he decided to move there. He was also a football sensation in college. He received the 2011 Player of the Year award. Throughout his collegiate football career, Damian Lillard averaged 30 points per game.
He finished his sophomore high school at the prestigious “St. Joseph Notre Dame High School” in Alameda, California, which also produced the legendary “NBA” player Jason Kidd. To obtain more playing time during his final two years of high school, Lillard transferred to “Oakland High School.” He received coaching from Orlando Watkins there, where he furthered his game. He was a member of the “Oakland Rebels,” the top Amateur Athletic Union basketball team in Oakland, where he scored 22.4 points per game. He developed his basketball skills while playing for the Oakland Rebels, which included dagger step-back jump jumpers and reverse backspin layups.
Damian Lillard was born to Gina and Houston Lillard.
He has two siblings. LaNae is his sister, and Houston is his brother. Houston plays quarterback for the “Indoor Football League.”
He’s got three kids. Damian Jr., a son, was born to Lillard and Hanson in 2018. Just a few months before their wedding in 2021, their twins Kalii and Kali were born.
He married Kay’la Hanson, a medical student at Weber State University and his college sweetheart.
He had a successful basketball season despite a foot injury that required him to “redshirt” for some time. He quickly won his second “Big Sky Player of the Year Award” (2010–2011). He elected to forego his senior year to enter the 2012 “NBA” draft, becoming the second-highest scorer in Weber State history.
He is believed to have an outstanding net worth estimated at $115 million.
The NBA player has been spotted in several high-end vehicles. His car collection includes the Cadillac Escalade, Bentley Bentayga, Bentley Continental GT, etc.
The rapper and sports great has built a new home near Tualatin. He and his extended family have been residing on a five-acre gated estate in West Linn with views of the Willamette River since 2017. He also owns property in other American cities, including Portland, Oregon.
Throughout his amateur career, he was the second-leading scorer in “Wildcats” history and the fifth-leading scorer in “Big Sky” history. He received two “Big Sky Conference Player of the Year” awards—one each in 2010 and 2012—after being named “Big Sky Freshman of the Year” in 2009. He also made three “All-Big Sky First Teams” and two “Big Sky All-Tournament Teams” throughout his amateur career. Lillard owns the record for the player to reach 10,000 points in the NBA, the fastest while suffering many injuries.
He was among the top prospects in 2011. He participated in the 2012 NBA Draft. That indicates that he turned pro in 2012. He was signed on a rookie contract by the Portland Trail Blazers. He remained a Portland Trail Blazer for two years before re-signing with them in 2014 on a bigger deal. He was given an eight-year, $100,000,000 contract.
Lillard was acquired by the Milwaukee Bucks on September 27, 2023, as part of a three-team deal that also involved the trade of the Phoenix Suns for Grayson Allen, Jusuf Nurki, Nassir Little, and Keon Johnson, as well as Jrue Holiday, Deandre Ayton, Toumani Camara, and a 2029 first-round draft pick for the Portland Trail Blazers. Additionally, the Blazers were allowed to trade first-round picks with Milwaukee in the 2028 and 2030 drafts.
He is represented by Aaron Goodwin and has endorsement relationships with Panini, Hulu, Adidas, etc. His current deal is slated to expire after the 2024–25 campaign. Lillard’s jersey number, 0. stands for the letter “O” and his life’s journey from Oakland through Ogden to Oregon.