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Damian Lillard Requests Trade With Blazers After 11 Season

By- USA NATIONAL POST

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After starting his career with the Portland Trail Blazers for the first 11 seasons, guard Damian Lillard has asked to be traded.

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Three teams that are interested in pursuing trades for Lillard are the Miami Heat, Los Angeles Clippers, and Philadelphia 76ers.

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According to a source who was quoted by Marc J. Spears of Andscape, Lillard prefers to be moved to the Heat.

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Lillard also has deep respect for the San Antonio Spurs organization, sources told Shelburne.

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When Lillard met with the Blazers and Cronin on Monday, he had thought about asking for a trade.

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Lillard has remained loyal to the team that selected him with the No. 6 overall choice in the 2012 NBA Draft.

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After eight straight visits, Portland missed the postseason for the first time in two seasons.