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Damian Lillard talks finally being named to NBA All-Star Team

Portland Trail Blazers v Houston Rockets

Portland Trail Blazers v Houston Rockets

Scott Halleran

He was the biggest snub for this year’s All-Star Game, and it took an infection in Blake Griffin’s elbow to change that. But change it did.

Damian Lillard is an All-Star again. Finally. He was named as Griffin’s replacement to the West squad for the game next Sunday in New York City.

Lillard talked about that with Jabari Young of Lillard said he was frustrated not to have made it but he understands the Western Conference is brutally deep and picking the team was difficult. He’s just excited to have the opportunity now.