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I think it's fair to say that Damian Lillard went four picks too late.
Though Michael Kidd-Gilchrist will likely have a bright career, he seems to be more of a player you build with, not around. Someone who plays off better players, instead of others playing off him.
Unfortunately for M.K.G, there isn't really anyone to play off of in Charlotte.
Lillard appears to be the floor general Portland was looking for. He effectively balances scoring with playmaking, knowing when to attack and when to facilitate.
As a scoring point guard, he's the full package. He can get to the hole and finish, pull up in the mid-range and knock down three-pointers.
He'll continue to grow as a distributor, but he's already averaging 6.6 assists and looks comfortable and confident doing it.
Lillard is a long-term building block and fixture at the point guard position. He should have at least been considered as the second pick overall.