USA Basketball Eyeing Damian Lillard

The presumed favorite for Rookie of the Year is being considered for an invite to this summer’s USA Basketball minicamp, according to “Portland Trail Blazers rookie point guard Damian Lillard continues to take the league by storm and now he’s well on his way to taking his game global. has learned that the three-time NBA Rookie of the Month and NBA Skills Challenge champion is on the verge of being invited to participate in the USA Men’s Basketball National Team mini camp. ‘Damian is definitely on our radar,’ Director of USA Basketball Jerry Colangelo told ‘He’s one of the bright young stars we have in this game and certainly his chances are very high that he makes our list.’ Colangelo says he will announce the names of those selected sometime after the season.”