Damian Lillard is a professional basketball player from the United States of America. He plays in the National Basketball Association for the Milwaukee Bucks. He has also spent a big chunk of his career for the Portland Trail Blazers.

Lillard has been named NBA All-Star eight times in his career. In 2024, he was named the NBA All-Star Game MVP. He is also an Olympic Gold Medalist, winning it at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.

Player Profile and Personal Life

Damian Lamonte Ollie Lillard Sr. was born on July 15, 1990, in Oakland, California in the United States of America. He stands 188 cm tall and his weight was last listed at 88 kg.

Team 211 milwaukee bucks Milwaukee Bucks
Position Point Guard
Height / weight 1.88 m / 88 kg
Born 15 Jul 1990
Nationality United States United States
Playing Style Right Handed
Nickname Dame Time
Team History
211 milwaukee bucks Milwaukee 2023 - present
227 portland trail blazers Portland 2012 - 2023

He is cousins with Keljin Blevins. In addition to his basketball career, he is also a hip-hop artist named Don DOLLA, which stands for Different On Levels the Lord Allows.

In 2018, he welcomed his first child – Damian Lillard Jr. He also has twin girls.

High School and College Career

He attended a number of high schools including Arroyo High School in San Lorenzo, California, St. Joseph Notre Dame in Alameda, California, and Oakland Senior High School in California.

Later, he committed to play college basketball for Weber State University. He was there from 2008 to 2012.

Professional Career

He was selected in the 1st round, 6th overall of the 2012 NBA Draft, picked by the Portland Trail Blazers. He spent the majority of his professional career with Portland, playing for them from 2012 to 2023.

In 2013, he was named the NBA Rookie of the Year and to the NBA All-Rookie First Team. In 2014, he was named an NBA All-Star for the first time in his career. He would go on to be named an All-Star seven more times, most recently in 2024.

In 2020, he represented the United States at the Tokyo Olympic Games.

In 2021, he was named the NBA Teammate of the Year. He was also later named to the NBA 75th Anniversary Team.

In September 2023, he was traded to the Milwaukee Bucks. He would be named an NBA All-Star for the 7th and an 8th in his career while with the Bucks.

In 2024, he was named the NBA All-Star Game MVP.

Career Highlights

  • 2014, 2015, 2018–2021, 2023, 2024 - NBA All-Star
  • 2024 - NBA All-Star Game MVP
  • 2018 - All-NBA First Team
  • 2016, 2019–2021 - All-NBA Second Team
  • 2014, 2023 - All-NBA Third Team
  • 2013 - NBA Rookie of the Year
  • 2013 - NBA All-Rookie First Team
  • NBA 75th Anniversary Team
  • 2021 - NBA Teammate of the Year
  • 2019 - J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award
  • 2023, 2024 - NBA Three-Point Contest champion
  • 2012 - Third-team All-American – AP, NABC
  • 2010, 2012 - Big Sky Player of the Year
  • 2009, 2010, 2012 - First-team All-Big Sky
  • 2009 - Big Sky Freshman of the Year
  • No. 1 retired by Weber State Wildcats

Medal Record, Men’s Basketball, Representing the United States

  • Gold - 2020 Olympic Games Tokyo

Damian Lillard FAQ

User Comments

Reply to