On The Fat Joe Show, American rapper and actor Fat Joe was joined by Trail Blazers All-Star Damian Lillard on one of the most recent episodes.
The two talked about hoops and music for nearly an hour.
Fat Joe was eager to pick Lillard’s brain about a few of his all-time favorite players, but he also was excited to discuss who Lillard thinks are a few of the top players in the NBA right now.
When Fat Joe asked Lillard whom his top five point guards are who are currently playing in the league, Lillard quickly responded with:
And then he took his time thinking about the other three after also mentioning Steph Curry.
Here’s Lillard’s list of current top point guards heading into the 2020-21 season:
- Stephen Curry
- Russell Westbrook
- Kyrie Irving
And… after giving it a lot of thought, Lillard added, “I’m trying to think of all the point guards before I say my fifth.”
Fat Joe tried helping him out… mentioning Trae Young and Ja Morant.
But after thinking about it a little more, Lillard came up with his list:
“Me, Steph, Russ, Luka Doncic and…”
Before the Trail Blazers point guard could finish his list, Fat Joe cut him off, saying, “Luka is a point guard!?”
To which Lillard quickly responded with “he's a one. He plays the one.”
“He’s the truth. Anybody that says he ain’t is hating,” Lillard added of Doncic.
Both Lillard and Doncic's name have been floated out as likely MVP candidates for this upcoming season.
And now for anyone who says as a point forward Doncic shouldn't be on this list, Lillard would know which players to classify as a PG, don’t you think? Not to mention, CBS Sports ranked Lillard and Doncic in their top three point guards of this year.
One thing is certain: Lillard is always going to bet on himself, which is just what you need, hope, and expect from your franchise point guard.
Watch the entire Fat Joe Show episode with Damian Lillard here.