Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard returns to Manila
Damian Lillard will be back in Manila as part of his Summer Tour. Jaime Campos

PORTLAND Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard will return to Manila on June 14, two years since his first visit.

Part of the NBA lineup that participated in drills with Gilas Pilipinas in a show dubbed Last Home Stand at the Araneta Coliseum in 2014, Lillard will be in Manila for two days as part of his Summer Tour 2016. 

Lillard started his #NeverDoubt journey in 2012 after being drafted sixth overall and winning Rookie of the Year honors.

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Adidas athletes Derrick Rose and Ricky Rubio drew crowds during their Manila visits and adidas PH Brand Communications and Sports Marketing Manager Jen Dacasin said they are pleased to bring to Manila another star.

“We’re expecting the same excitement when Lillard visits,” said adidas PH Brand Communications and Sports Marketing Manager Jen Dacasin.

Lillard also arrives to promote his signature shoe, the D Lillard 2. Adidas will unveil a new colorway and a limited edition of the Lillard 2 during his visit.

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