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McLemore congratulates Lillard on earning an Olympic gold medal

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Many around the NBA world are showering Damian Lillard with props after he earned his first Olympic gold medal.

Now that Lillard and Team USA took home the gold in this year’s Olympic games, Lillard’s teammates are congratulating the Blazers captain all over social media. 

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One of the newest Trail Blazers, Ben McLemore, took to his Instagram to show love to Lillard.

Respect since day 1. One of the realest out. Congrats on the gold, champ. Can’t wait to get to the trench work!!

Ben McLemore on his Instagram

After seeing such respect on social media, we can’t wait to see what the two will accomplish on the court together this season.

Following McLemore’s time with the Kings, he made appearances with the Grizzlies, had a good opportunity with the Rockets, and is coming off a half-season with the Lakers.

For his career, McLemore, 28, is averaging 8.9 points on 39% shooting and 36.8% from three as a solid role player. 


And now, he’ll get to play with the ultimate leader and a player he has respected from day one.