Portland Trail Blazers star guard Damian Lillard has been chosen as a reserve for the 2019 NBA All Star game, to played on Sunday, February 17th on TNT. Lillard was drafted by Lebron James with the 7th pick in the All Star draft. He will join starters, Kyrie Irving, James Harden, Lebron James, Kevin Durant, and Kawhi Leonard, as well as fellow reserves, Anthony Davis, Klay Thompson, LaMarcus Aldridge, Karl Anthony Towns, Bradley Beal, Dwyane Wade, and Ben Simmons on Team Lebron.
He will face off against Team Giannis, with starters Giannis Antetokoumnpo, Stephen Curry, Joel Ebiid, Paul George, and Kemba Walker, and reserves Khris Middleton, Nikola Jokic, Blake Griffin, D’Angelo Russell, Nikola Vucevic, Kyle Lowry, Dirk Nowitski, and Russel Westbrook.
Damian Lillard is a 4 time All-Star appearing in 2014, 2015, 2018, and 2019. In three appearances he has averaged 13.6 pts,1.3 assts, 2 rbds, in 15 minutes of play. His best game as an all-star game last year, where he scored 21 pts, 3 rbds, and 2 assts, in 20.56 minutes of play on Team Stephen.