What happened to the Blazers after Damian Lillard broke up the Thunder?

What happened to the Blazers after Damian Lillard broke up the Thunder?

Big Friendly Sports with Jon Hamm: Lillard waved goodbye to the Westbrook-George era of Thunder basketball. What caused him to wave goodbye to the Blazers? And what can Portland learn from OKC's rebuild?

Jon Hamm

By Jon Hamm

| Jan 24, 2024, 1:00pm CST

Jon Hamm

By Jon Hamm

Jan 24, 2024, 1:00pm CST

With the Portland Trailblazers back in town for the third of four matchups this season, Big Friendly Sports welcomes Sean Highkin from the Rose Garden Report. Four years after Damian Lillard waved goodbye to the Russell Westbrook and Paul George era of Thunder basketball, what caused Lillard to wave goodbye to the Blazers? Where does Portland go next, and what can they learn from OKC’s rebuild?

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