Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard intends to compete in the 3-point shootout competition at All-Star Weekend in Salt Lake City, per Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports.
Lillard becomes the second reported contestant, joining the Pacers’ Buddy Hield, as we relayed here.
Lillard, 32, is also a member of the All-Star team and is averaging 30.7 points and 7.4 assists, shooting 46 percent from the field and 37 percent on 3-pointers.
The NBA All-Star Game will take place on Feb. 19 in Salt Lake City, with the shootout and dunk contest scheduled for the previous day on All-Star Saturday.
All participants in all competitions are expected to be announced next week.
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