On IG, Lillard post a picture From when he watched the Las Vegas Aces-Los Angeles Sparks game at the Los Angeles Convention Center last Wednesday. He commented the post with:Who should I love? And how often? “…everyone always.
Sure enough, given the purple-and-gold background and his comment seemingly insinuating that he had doubts about his future in Portland, some Los Angeles fans were quick to assume he’s looking forward to being traded to the Lakers.
Is Damien Lillard hinting at his next destination with this IG post?
Lakers fans certainly think so. pic.twitter.com/gRCwEfMVAG
– ClutchPoints (ClutchPointsApp) 6 July 2021
For what it’s worth, the photo and everything in it aren’t the only reasons the ghost post has gone viral and Lakers fans assume he wants to go to Los Angeles. During the same event, Damian Lillard was Already spotted With LeBron James They also exchanged pleasantries.
Was LeBron actually recruiting Dame Time in Los Angeles? While we’ll never know the answer to this question, it certainly doesn’t sound good to the Blazers.
After the Blazers were disqualified from the playoffs, Lillard also posted on Instagram and quoted the late Nipsey Hussle when he asked how long he should stay dedicated. This post sent the entire sports world into a frenzy, especially since the lady is known to be a loyal player who has repeatedly said he wanted to win in Portland.
There have been several trade rumors implicated in Lillard amid his displeasure with the Blazers front office. It remains to be seen if that means he will be traded or not, but it should be noted that he does not have complete control as he is still under contract with the team. With that said, it seems unlikely that he’ll be traded to the Lakers unless he makes a James Harden-like move.