Portland Trail Blazers' first-round pick Damian Lillard looks like a stud so far in the 2012 Vegas Summer League, while New Orleans Hornets' first-round pick Austin Rivers looks like a bust. Obviously, you can't take too much away from these games. They are practically pick-up games, due to the simple fact that the teams haven't had any time to prepare for them. That said, we're starting to get a flavor for what these young athletes are capable of against NBA-caliber competition.
Damian Lillard is proving that coming from a small school means nothing. The Portland Trail Blazers' rookie out of Weber State has been lighting the Vegas Summer League up. Through two games he has averaged 26 points per game, which... Read Post
Rookie Damian Lillard hit a 3-pointer with 0.3 seconds left and the Portland Trail Blazers handed New Orleans its sixth straight loss with a 95-94 victory over the Hornets on Sunday night. After trailing by as many as 16, Austin Riv... Read Post
Rookie point guard Damian Lillard's performance for the Portland Trail Blazers' Summer League squad on Sunday night in Las Vegas solidified him atop the mountain of first-year floor generals entering the NBA in 2012. Lillard scored ... Read Post