Damian Lillard discusses protests, NBA’s return to play



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Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard chats with Mike Greenberg on SportsCenter about the NBA’s return to play in Orlando, Florida at Walt Disney World. Lillard says he’s not entirely convinced everything will be 100% safe, but says it’s a risk he’s willing to take as he points to the financial support the players can provide black communities if they return to action and use their platform to speak out. Lillard then explains why he’s been protesting for the last few weeks in the streets of Portland.

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