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Damian Lillard Calls Out Adrian Wojnarowski For Controversial Article On Blazers Future: "Can’t Say I’m Surprised."

Damian Lillard Calls Out Adrian Wojnarowski For Controversial Article On Blazers Future: "Can’t Say I’m Surprised."

Damian Lillard keeps firing at reporters and rumors suggesting he's unhappy with the Portland Trail Blazers' current situation. Indeed, they aren't going through the best moment after Neil Olshey's firing which has placed the organization in a complex position. 

A couple of hours after he denied rumors claiming he wanted to play with Ben Simmons in Portland, the player took another shot at an insider and his former boss. On Tuesday, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski shared a piece detailing how Dame asked for a massive contract extension at 35 years old, which would prompt the new Blazers' general manager to trade the point guard. 

From the article:

Lillard wants a two-year, $107 million extension in July, and he and his agent need the next general manager to sell ownership on the idea. As much as anything, this cuts to the core of the Blazers’ search process. His desire for an extension into his advanced NBA years has turned into a battle for the franchise’s future, an existential threat to reshaping and redirecting the organization in a post-playoff reality.

Lillard reacted to this piece on Twitter by commenting on a meme showing former POTUS Donald Trump and vice president Mike Pence. In doing so, Dame called out Woj and Olshey for the report. 

“Can’t say I’m surprised,” Lillard quote-tweeted a pic of Trump and Pence that read, “Woj and Olshey after writing that article slandering Dame”

Moreover, he sent a cryptic message on Instagram, and plenty of people believed he was talking about Olshey. 

Lillard isn't entertaining all these rumors and he won't hesitate to call people out if he sees false information out there. After Olshey departed from the team, plenty of reports have surfaced, and even though Lillard has denied them, they won't stop coming. 

More players like Aaron Gordon or Jaylen Brown were linked with the All-Star point guard in different reports, but unless Dame himself expresses his desire to join forces with somebody (which would be tampering), fans must take these reports with a pinch of salt.