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Blazers, Damian Lillard are close to an extension

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According to Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium, the Portland Trail Blazers and star guard Damian Lillard are close to a two-year maximum contract extension. Lillard’s new deal is expected to be worth $120 million and would take his contract through the 2026-27 season.