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Whenever an NBA player changes teams, fans often wonder if they’ll change numbers as well.
That was the case when they heard about Damian Lillard’s shocking trade to the Milwaukee Bucks.
However, that’s not going to happen, as the Bucks have already confirmed that Lillard will wear his usual No. 0 jersey, just like he did with the Portland Trail Blazers.
— Milwaukee Bucks (@Bucks) September 28, 2023
Lillard’s trade put an end to months of rumors and speculation.
The Blazers may have wanted to prove a point by not sending him to his preferred destination, the Miami Heat.
Nonetheless, they still did right by him by sending him to an arguably better team, thus giving him a better chance to win an NBA championship.
Lillard’s jerseys will most likely fly off the shelves in no time.
He’s always been a fan favorite around the league, even by non-Blazers fans.
Fans urged him to leave Rip City for years now, and while it seemed like it was never going to happen, even the most loyal player in the game has his limits.
Ironically, not spending his entire career with an organization could help Giannis Antetokounmpo do exactly that.
The Greek Freak had threatened to leave the Bucks if they didn’t prove they were committed to winning another NBA championship, and trading for Lillard should do more than enough to appease their seemingly disgruntled superstar.
The start of the season can’t come soon enough.
With Lillard joining Giannis and Jrue Holiday joining another contender, it’ll be a very fun and unpredictable campaign.
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