REPORT: Bucks acquire star Damian Lillard in blockbuster trade
MILWAUKEE, Wis. (WSAW) - The Bucks have traded for star guard Damian Lillard from the Portland Trailblazers in a 3-team trade with the Phoenix Suns, according to multiple reports.
According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Bucks traded Jrue Holiday to the Trail blazers as part of the deal.
According to The Athletic’s Shams Charania, The Bucks traded Jrue Holiday to the Trail Blazers and Grayson Allen to the Suns. They also gave up a 2029 first-round draft pick and a pick swap in 2028 and 2030 to the Trail Blazers.
Damian Lillard is widely regarded as one of the best scorers in the NBA. In 11 seasons with the Trailblazers, Lillard has averaged 25.2 points per game, including 32.2 last season. Lillard will pair up with Giannis, who has said numerous times this offseason that he would like to win more championships or he would consider leaving Milwaukee.
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