Damian Lillard has agreed to terms on a two-year NBA contract extension worth $AUD177 million with the Portland Trail Blazers, according to multiple reports on Saturday (AEST).
ESPN and The Athletic reported terms of the deal, expected to be signed over the weekend, as the 31-year-old guard would make $199 million in the next three seasons before the extension for the 2025-26 and 2026-27 campaigns.
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Lillard, who has spent his entire 10-year NBA career with the Trail Blazers, averaged 24.0 points, 7.3 assists, 4.1 rebounds and 1.0 steals a contest for Portland last season, but played in only 29 games due to January surgery for an abdominal injury.
While Lillard was injured, the Trail Blazers also traded away his longtime teammate CJ McCollum to the New…