Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard is NBA Live 15’s newest cover athlete.
Lillard broke the news this morning via his Instagram account. “I’m so honored and I’m so blessed to be in this position,” said Lillard. “I’m so thankful to EA Sports for making me the cover guy. It’s been a long time coming. It took a lot of hard work, and it’s a dream come true.”
EA Sports is just as excited. “He’s been working with us for two years.” EA Sports rep Brad Hilderbrand told The Source via phone. “He is everything we stand for. He’s young, he’s hungry and talented. Who better than Damian? We’re excited to have him on our team.”
Entering his third season in the league, Lillard posted a career high 20.7 points and 5.6 assists per game. The perennial All-Star punctuated his sophomore season in Round 1 of the NBA Playoffs against the Houston Rockets by hitting a game winning three pointer that won the series.