“Watch Your Mouth”: Damian Lillard Hits Back At Analyst For Calling Him Entitled and A Spoiled Brat
A few days back, Damian Lillard told Yahoo Sports it was unlikely he’d play if the NBA returned. There are talks that a few games will be laid out before the proposed playoffs to fulfill contractual obligations with television networks.
“If we come back and they’re just throwing us out there for meaningless games and we don’t have a true opportunity to get into the playoffs, I’m going to be with my team because I’m a part of the team. But I’m not going to be participating.” Talks with Disney are still ongoing, in a bid to continue the games at Disney World. It seems very likely that we head straight to the playoffs, much to the disappointment of Lillard and his teammates.
Out of the blue, former NFL player Dan Orlovsky has called out Lillard for making those statements. The Blazers guard was termed “entitled” and a “spoiled brat” by Orlovsky, who is now an analyst with ESPN. “How can you sit there and go, ‘Nope, I’m not going to play, but understand that there are people out there that don’t have that choice. I struggle with sitting here and going ‘you don’t come off, in some way, a spoiled and entitled brat by saying I’m not going to play.”
Damian Lillard: poles apart from being entitled
Lillard immediately responded to Orlovsky on Twitter. Unlike Orlovsky’s statements, Dame Dolla is far from entitled. He grew up in Oakland, which is one of the ...
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