The NBA world and Portland community was rocked by the news that Damian Lillard will be traded to the Milwaukee Bucks. This unexpected trade has sent shockwaves throughout the league and has left fans and analysts alike in disbelief.
Bootleg Kev is playing Dame D.O.L.L.A songs as a proper goodbye to Portland’s beloved point guard.
Damian has only commented that there is more to come
The casuals won’t be addressed but the trailblazers fans and city of Portland that I love truly will be … and they will be addressed truthfully. Stay tuned
Excited for my next chapter! @Bucks 🎟️
— Damian Lillard (@Dame_Lillard) September 27, 2023
The departure of Damian Lillard will undoubtedly have a significant impact on the Trail Blazers organization. Lillard has been the face of the franchise for nearly a decade, and his departure leaves a void in leadership and talent. The team will need to find a way to rebuild and regroup in the wake of this trade. It remains to be seen how they will fill the void left by Lillard’s departure and whether they can remain competitive in the Western Conference.
Unsurprisingly, the news of Damian Lillard’s trade has sparked a flurry of reactions from fans. Social media has been flooded with messages of shock, disappointment, and excitement. Many fans of the Trail Blazers expressed their sadness at seeing their beloved star leave including WE’s own Bootleg Kev and Tino Cochino.
As the dust settles on this trade, it is worth reflecting on Damian Lillard’s legacy in Portland. Lillard spent his entire career with the Trail Blazers, becoming one of the most beloved and iconic players in franchise history. His clutch performances, leadership, and loyalty endeared him to fans and solidified his place in Blazers lore. While his departure may sting for some fans, Lillard’s impact on the team and the city of Portland will never be forgotten.