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Why Lillard and McCollum are Loyal to Portland

We’re in an unprecedented era of NBA star movement. It seems like every month there’s a new rumor regarding whether or not a superstar will force his way into a more desirable market.

But as soon as the opportunity presented itself, Trail Blazers guards Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum signed long-term extensions to stay in Portland. USA Today’s Mark Medina spoke with the duo about it means to stay with the Trail Blazers for the long term:

“I don’t care what the trend is,” Lillard told USA TODAY Sports.