Last Wednesday (27), through social media and official websites, Damian Lillard was announced as the newest member of the Milwaukee Bucks. The news came after the player indicated that he was dissatisfied with his former team Portland Trail Blazers and from July, new negotiations began to begin.
Previously, there were indications that the athlete would be transferred to the Miami Heat and even the Phoenix Suns. With the modification, players Jrue Holiday, Toumani Camara and Deandre Ayton, who were from the Milwaukee Bucks, will move to the Portland Trail Blazers. The Arizona team will have Jusuf Nurkic, Grayson Allen, Nassit Little and Keon Johnson.
In a statement on social media, Damian Lillard said he is excited for the next steps in his career: “Not casual fans, but true fans and the city of Portland, which I truly love, will be treated sincerely. Stay tuned. Looking forward to the next chapter!”
In addition to working in professional sports, the athlete also works as a rapper known as Dame DOLLA, in which, after information about the team change, he decided to release a song called “Farewell” that pays tribute to the Portland Trail Blazers, where he remained for 11 years. .
“To the fans, man, I love you, it’s hardcore. I leave in peace because I know, at the end of the day, this is a business, I hope you remember all the things you saw and witnessed”, said Damian Lillard in one of the excerpts from his new song that is available on music platforms.