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Former Weber State Guard Damian Lillard Named 2020 NBA All-Star

Jan 30, 2020, 5:34 PM | Updated: Feb 7, 2020, 12:47 pm
Damian Lillard vs. Mavericks...
(Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
(Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The NBA announced that former Weber State and current Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard was selected as a 2020 NBA All-Star.

Lillard was voted as an NBA All-Star reserve by coaches from the Western Conference.

This is the fifth NBA All-Star selection for the former Weber State Wildcats guard.

The Blazers guard ranks fourth in the NBA in scoring this season.

Through 46 games this season, Lillard is averaging 29.0 points, 4.3 rebounds, 7.8 assists, and 1.0 steals per contest.

Lillard played for the Weber State Wildcats from 2008-2012.

He was drafted by Portland with the 6th overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft.

He scored 1,934 points during his time as a Wildcat. His jersey was retired by the university in 2017.

Western Conference Starters

  • LeBron James (captain) – Frontcourt – Los Angeles Lakers
  • Anthony Davis – Frontcourt – Los Angeles Lakers
  • Kawhi Leonard – Frontcourt – Los Angeles Clippers
  • Luka DončiΔ‡ – Guard – Dallas Mavericks
  • James Harden – Guard – Houston Rockets

Western Conference Reserves

Eastern Conference Starters

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo (captain) – Frontcourt – Milwaukee Bucks
  • Pascal Siakam – Frontcourt – Toronto Raptors
  • Joel Embiid – Frontcourt – Philadelphia 76ers
  • Kemba Walker – Guard – Boston Celtics
  • Trae Young – Guard – Atlanta Hawks

Eastern Conference Reserves

  • Jimmy Butler – Frontcourt – Miami Heat
  • Ben Simmons – Guard – Philadelphia 76ers
  • Khris Middleton – Guard – Milwaukee Bucks
  • Jayson Tatum – Frontcourt – Boston Celtics
  • Domantas Sabonis – Frontcourt – Indiana Pacers
  • Kyle Lowry – Guard – Toronto Raptors
  • Bam Adebayo – Frontcourt – Miami Heat

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