The Damian Lillard and Portland Trail Blazers saga took another turn after recent events. The Blazers’ guard requested a move to the Miami Heat at the beginning of the NBA transfer window, but even after 2.5 months, the trade is yet to happen. The Heat made an offer for the star point guard, but the Blazers rejected it since it was much less than what they wanted in return for Damian.

The Blazers are listening to offers from other teams apart from the Heat and that does not please the 33-year-old. There have been major updates on the trade over the course of time, but the recent one has attracted the media. Will this become the reason that this trade goes through after weeks of toiling? Here is all the info you need about Damian Lillard and his public stunt on social media.

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Damian Lillard has not given up on his trade request yet

What is the recent major update in the Damian Lillard saga?

The Blazers’ #0 recently took it to Instagram and reposted a story which had him being called a “Future Heat Legend”, although it was deleted later, it points towards the fact that the player is still hopeful about his move to the Heat.

How did Damian Lillard perform last season?

The Weber State Wildcats product played 58 games for the Blazers last season and averaged 32.2 points. He also charted 7.3 assists and 4.8 rebounds per game while shooting 37.1 percent from beyond the arc. His contract worth $121.8M, expires next summer, and the Blazers would like to get returns for their star before he leaves for free.

What is the current situation between the Blazers and Damian Lillard?

The Blazers are trying to trade Damian to other teams even though he warned that he would not show up for the training camp if he is traded to any other team than the Heat. The player is pretty unhappy with the behavior of the Blazers.

The Heat are trying to involve a third team to make the trade happen. Will they manage to pull it off? Will the Blazers trade Damian to some other team before that? We’ll keep you updated.