Blazers Say Damian Lillard is ‘More Oakland’ Than the Warriors

by September 18, 2017
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The Golden State Warriors’ new alternate jerseys pay homage to Oakland–their current home, which they’ll be fleeing for San Francisco in a few years—something the Portland Trail Blazers mocked on Twitter.

Damian Lillard is “more Oakland” than the reigning NBA champs according to the Blazers.

Dame, meanwhile, gave the Dubs’ new duds a back-handed compliment.

Per CSN Bay Area:

Lillard grew up in Oakland where he starred at Oakland High School and earned a scholarship to play at Weber State University.

 

Starting in the 2019-20 season, the Warriors are set to play in San Francisco at the Chase Center. The Warriors started as a franchise in Philadelphia from 1946-1962 before moving to San Francisco from 1962-1971.

 

Ever since the 1971 season, the Warriors’ home has been Oakland.