Damian Lillard continues to show loyalty to the Portland Trail Blazers. On Friday, the star guard agreed to a two-year, $120 million extension with the team, according to Marc Spears of ESPN. The extension will keep Lillard in a Trail Blazers uniform through the 2025-26 NBA season, and it includes a player option for the ’26-27 season.
Lillard now becomes one of the highest total earners in NBA history with an estimated $451 million in career earnings, per Shams Charania.
Damian Lillard has signed a two-year $122 million extension with the Portland Trail Blazers, sources tell ESPN. The extension has a player option for the 2026-27 season.
— Bobby Marks (@BobbyMarks42) July 8, 2022
The Portland Trail Blazers and All-NBA star Damian Lillard are close to a two-year maximum contract extension, multiple sources tell @TheAthletic @Stadium. The new deal would take Lillard’s contract through the 2026-27 season.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) July 8, 2022