Damian Lillard Says He Regrets "Irresponsible" Tweets Directed At LeBron In 2011

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Damian Lillard told members of the media on Thursday that he regretted a series of profane tweets he directed at LeBron James during Lillard's playing days at Weber State University back in 2011.

On Wednesday, Deadspin published six tweets Lillard posted three years ago, chastising LeBron for his play in the 2011 NBA Finals against the Dallas Mavericks.

Lillard told The Oregonian on Thursday that he was just messing around with his then-teammates, yet still regretted ever sending the tweets out.

"One of my coaches used to always tell me that when you make mistakes, you've got to face the music," Lillard said, via KGW.com.

"It was just irresponsible. It's something that I'm not proud of. But I can also say that I've grown up since then. And I was just a young kid doing crazy stuff with my teammates."

Lillard also told The Oregonian that he has since reached out to James and apologized for the tweets.

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