Blazers’ superstar Damian Lillard gets a haircut before yesterday’s game against Iran, gets roasted by A’ja Wilson and the women’s team
The weeks leading up to the Tokyo Olympics were heavily focused on Damian Lillard. Despite Lillard and the Blazers getting knocked out in the first round, Dame had all the media attention. The focus was on Lillard possibly asking for a trade, and if so, where would he go. After months of all the noise, Dame must have been looking forward to getting away from it when he came to Tokyo.
However, the media just followed him to Japan as well. After his subpar performance in Game 1 against France, the media was all over Damian Lillard once again. However, Lillard bounced back strong in Game 2 against Iran. The 31-year-old led all scoring with 21 points, as the USA took down Iran 120-66.
⌚️ @Dame_Lillard vs 🇮🇷
🔥 21 PTS
🔥 5 AST
— USA Basketball (@usabasketball) July 28, 2021
Damian Lillard snatches A’ja Wilson’s phone for roasting him
The night before the game against Iran, Damian Lillard wanted to get a haircut. As he was leaving post the haircut, he was met by the 2020 WNBA MVP A’ja Wilson and the US Women Basketball team.
Wilson and her teammates immediately started mocking Lillard for his ‘fresh cut’. She took it to her Instagram and shared the same.
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) July 27, 2021
Later on, she also revealed that Lillard snatched her phone away after the initial 10 seconds clip.
He really snatched my phone at the end 😂😂😂😂 https://t.co/WLLonNNL1x
— A’ja Wilson (@_ajawilson22) July 28, 2021
Despite all the jokes, looks like the haircut worked. Damian Lillard popped off against Iran and led the USA to their first win in these Olympics. Team USA suits up again on 31st July as they would face the Czech Republic for the final game of the group stages.