Damian Lillard Shuts Down Reports Suggesting He’s “Willing To Forgo Paychecks” To Get Traded To A Contender

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(via Hoops Habit)

(via Hoops Habit)

Damian Lillard has been linked with a move away from Portland in recent weeks. After another disappointing season for the Trail Blazers, people started wondering what's next for the All-Star point guard. 

Even after he denied rumors of a trade request, Lillard's name has been thrown around in more reports, but the player is done with that. In recent hours, Henry Abbott of TrueHoop came back with a report suggesting the point guard would be willing to 'forgo paychecks' if that meant he would be traded to a championship-caliber team. 

"Sources say Damian Lillard is willing to forgo paychecks to get to a title team, if it comes to that."

This new report didn't sit well with the player, who took to Twitter to shut it down. Lillard only used an emoji to show how wrong these claims are. 

Dame revealed he was tired of NBA Twitter and all the contradicting reports out there.

Even CJ McCollum chimed in on this situation, ridiculing the idea of Dame giving money back to the Trail Blazers so they could trade him away. 

This won't be the end of this saga, for sure. Several teams are interested in Lillard, and if the Blazers don't work to get him the right help to compete for the NBA championship, we may be seeing the player leave the franchise before the start of next season.