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Portland Timbers GK Steve Clark reps Damian Lillard ahead of MLS restart

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All of Rip City adores Damian Lillard. 

That includes Portland Timbers goalkeeper Steve Clark who dawned Lillard's jersey as his pregame outfit ahead of a Cascadia Cup matchup with the Seattle Sounders at Providence Park Sunday evening.

Lillard has been tearing up the competition inside the bubble being named the MVP of the Seeding Games after averaging 37.6 points (49.7% FG, 43.6% 3-PT, 88.8% FT), 4.3 rebounds, 9.6 assists, 1.38 steals and 41.7 minutes while leading the Trail Blazers to a 6-2 record and the eighth seed in the Western Conference play-in.

Now, Lillard and the Trail Blazers are down 2-1 in their first-round series against the top-seeded Los Angeles Lakers with Game 4 set for Monday evening.

Safe to say Steve Clark will be cheering on Portland as will the rest of the Rose City.

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However, Lillard wasn't the only doing some damage inside the Orlando Bubble. 

The Portland Timbers won the MLS is Back Tournament inside Orlando at the same sports complex that the NBA season has been played. 

Now, the Timbers have returned champions to the Rose City ready for the resumption of the MLS regular season. First up, heated rival Seattle on Sunday, August 22 at 7:00 p.m. PT.