Profile Paroxysm: Damian Lillard, Flying High

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Profile Paroxysm: Damian Lillard, Flying High
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“Sometimes in timeouts when we go to the bench I just sit there and I’ll close my eyes,” Damian Lillard said. With his eyes closed, he does breathing techniques taught to him by strength and conditioning coach Anthony Eggleton of Advanced Sports Training Institute (ASTI). The two met when Lillard was in eighth grade through his AAU coach, Raymond Young of the Oakland Rebels.

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