Lillard requested a trade from the organization, as we relayed here, and Miami was long believed to be on his radar. The Heat are coming off a run to the Finals, becoming just the second No. 8 seed to accomplish the feat.
How the Nets factor in has been undetermined, though from the sounds of things, they’re Lillard’s second choice.
The Portland Trail Blazers have been informed that Damian Lillard wants a trade specifically to the Eastern Conference champion Miami Heat, multiple sources tell @TheAthletic @Stadium. https://t.co/CE2lJVcuod
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) July 1, 2023