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Damian Lillard Announces Fiancee Is Expecting Twins

Aug 31, 2020, 12:07 PM | Updated: Apr 18, 2021, 5:11 pm
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Damian Lillard #0 of the Portland Trail Blazers is introduced as part of the starting lineup prior to taking on the Denver Nuggets during their season opener at Moda Center on October 23, 2019 in Portland, Oregon.(Photo by Abbie Parr/Getty Images)
(Photo by Abbie Parr/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Former Weber State star Damian Lillard announced on Instagram on Monday that his fiancee is expecting twins.

Lillard posted a photo on Instagram on Monday with his hands, along with his son’s and his fiancee all holding their hands out. Lillard’s son is holding two peas in a pod.

According to the Instagram post, the twins will be a boy and a girl.

“I’m a DADDY DADDY now,” Lillard posted. “Happy for another boy but this girl gone hit different.”

Lillard exited the NBA bubble in Orlando after the Trail Blazers lost to the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 4 last week. He suffered a knee injury during the game and was diagnosed with a knee sprain. The former Weber State star did not play in Game 5. Portland was eliminated by the Lakers in five games.

This season, Lillard is averaging 30 points, 4.3 rebounds and 8 assists per game. In the eight reseeding games in Orlando, Lillard posted an average of 37.6 points, 4.2 rebounds and 9.6 assists per game while shooting 49 percent from the field, 43 percent from the three-point line and 88 percent at the free throw line.

In the series with the Lakers, Lillard is recording 24.2 points, 3.5 boards and 4.2 assists per contest. He was shooting 40 percent from the floor, 39 percent from beyond the arc and 96 percent at the free throw line.

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