This NBA player was born in Oakland. His parents Houston (father) and Gina (mother) grew him up. Initially, Damian Lillard was not considered a good basketball player by the scouts. Thus, he was not profoundly recruited out from high school. In due course, ESPN placed him at 48th position as a pointing guard and only Rivals.com assumed him as a two-star prospect. Consequently, a public university in Ogden offered him an athletic scholarship. Then his professional journey took up. Afterward, Portland Trail Blazers drafted him in the first round with the Sixth overall pick and made his university proud for becoming the highest selected player.
At present he is still playing for this team as a pointing guard. During 2018 salary and net worth of Damian Lillard is enough to confirm his successful career. Damian’s popularity offered him various endorsements opportunities. Now-a-days he is heavily endorsed by
- HARMAN International Industries
- Foot Locker
Three years ago he signed a worthy agreement with Adidas of worth $ 100 M. Further, he has moved a lot with several brands and gave appearance in TV commercials multiple times.
- Damian Lillard Salary in 2018: $23 Million
Net Worth: $15 M
Achievements: Five years ago, he was given the title of Co-MVP of the NBA Summer League. Furthermore, Damian became the winner of NBA All-Star Weekend Skills Challenge and luckily for an entire season he was called by the ‘Western Conference Rookie of the Month thus increases its market value drastically. This proved a lucky year for him as he achieved the ‘Rookie of the Year’ title too.
Meanwhile, Damian continued to set new records. Thus in his first playoff event, he made 31 points with five assists and nine rebounds and befalls among the four leading players of under 24 age to beat those goals during playoff season. He is an NBA All-Star for the two times. Currently, he is in young age, so few upcoming years will play a major role in her overall career. His past professional life shows that he is a committed player who always tries to play well for his team.