Damian Lillard Selected to Western All-Star Squad

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard has been named by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver to replace injured Blake Griffin in the 2015 NBA All-Star Game.

Lillard currently ranks 13th in scoring (21.6 ppg), 15th in assists (6.3 apg). He also leads the league in fourth-quarter scoring (311 points) and is sixth in three-pointers made (129). Lillard and teammate LaMarcus Aldridge who was also selected to the all-star team have led the Blazers to a 34-17 record.