Growing Up: Damian Lillard Tells Us How He Improved His Jump Shot as a Kid

Bleacher ReportFeatured Columnist ISeptember 25, 2017

As a kid, Damian Lillard took milk crates from the local elementary school and, with the help of his grandfather, constructed basketball hoops that they would nail to the telephone pole in front of the house so he could play outside.  

Lillard reflects on his childhood and how this hoop helped to make him the first option on the Portland Trailblazers.