Manila, Philippines – The former NBA Rookie of the year and two-time NBA All-Star guard Damian Lillard is in town for his Dame Time Manila Take on Summer tour, the Portland Trail Blazer star guard joined his fans and the members of the press in a press conference on Tuesday at the Shangrila Hotel in Taguig.
Winners of the Adidas contest had the chance to have a meet and greet with Lillard and also got invites for the afternoon event at The Big Dome.
Damian Lillard is the newest NBA star that Adidas brought to the Philippines to promote the brand and his signature shoes and also to reach out for the fans. Previous players that were brought by Adidas is Derrick Rose and Ricky Rubio.
Lillard who led the Blazers in the NBA to reach the playoffs but fall to move to the next round against the defending champions Golden State Warriors, said that he wanted to improved on his game and be a better player so he can help his team.
In the afternoon for his last stop at the Smart Araneta Colesium, Lillard joined young players and PBA players for drills, three-point shootout competition and he coached one team in the five-on-five exhibition game between the players.
Damian Lillard also known as Dame D.O.L.L.A. ended the event by performing one of his track which delighted the crowd.