Blazers Damian Lillard to be Named Rookie of the Year

Damian Lillard, Pablo Prigioni

According to a report courtesy Alex Kennedy of Hoopsworld, Portland Trailblazers point guard Damian Lillard is expected to be named the NBA’s Rookie of the Year.


Lillard appeared in every game for Portland this season, and led all rookies in points, and assists. The Trailblazers point guard averaged 19.0 points, 6.5 assists, and 3.1 rebounds per game and also led the league in minutes.