Damian Lillard has made it abundantly clear he desires to go to Miami and their huge man Bam Adebayo is a giant cause for that.
Lillard has publicly stated that Bam is his “dawg for actual” and Bam has just lately stated that the pair are “shut buddies”, whereas describing how they bonded in the course of the 2020 Olympics.
“I feel it’s simply demeanor,” Adebayo stated of Lillard. “How he walks, how he talks, how he presents himself, we have now loads of comparable traits. Dame isn’t the loudest individual, I’m not the loudest individual. We’re two down-to-earth people who gelled properly within the Olympics.”
The 2-time All-Star didn’t faux like he hadn’t heard the rumors about Dame to Miami.
There appears to be not a lot motion in the best way of Lillard getting his want but, however Bam made it clear he doesn’t know anymore than the common NBA punter.
“I don’t know what’s about to occur,” Adebayo stated. “The largest factor is it’s enterprise. Everyone desires it to make sense … clearly, the opposite facet desires it to make sense too. I really feel prefer it’s only a ready recreation till they make an settlement, if or when it does occur.”
At this stage, it’s been over a month since Lillard requested a commerce out of Portland on July 1.
There have been potential updates and commerce packages floated just lately however there may be nonetheless no phrase from both camp about what will occur.
The 33-year-old nonetheless has one other three years left on his contract with the Blazers, plus a participant choice.
However his present workforce maintain the entire playing cards and will simply preserve him in the event that they don’t get a commerce bundle they like and even ship him to a unique workforce.
Since Lillard doesn’t have a no-trade clause, Portland aren’t any obligation to honor any of his requests.