The Portland Trail Blazers aren’t a usual landing spot for top free agents, instead opting to make calculated moves for positions of need or players that could use a new environment. But with a star like Damian Lillard, players should want to come to Portland, Dan Favale of Bleacher Report argues in his 2020 free-agent destination rankings. Favale ranks Portland as the No. 9 destination:
Perhaps the Portland Trail Blazers should be lower. Or maybe they should be higher.
Damian Lillard’s existence demands the latter. He is All-NBA First Team Would Follow Him Into Hell and Back and Then Back to Hell Again.