Damian Lillard wants parts in the top point guards discussion

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Damian Lillard wants parts in the top point guards discussion

The NBA point guard conversation is flooded right now. Most believe this is the most potent point guard era the Association has ever seen. There’s a whole crop of different styles and approaches to the position to choose from, which makes the choice really more about preference.

Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard is right in that mix, but he’s yet to earn the recognition he’s striving for. Isiah Thomas and Greg Anthony recently listed their top 5 NBA point guards this season on an NBA TV segment, which warranted this reaction from Lillard on Twitter:

There’s still plenty of time for Lillard to work his way into that undisputed list. His competition is extremely thick. We discussed the notions of today’s top five point guards on the latest Two Guard Front podcast, and creating that separation between so many talented players at the position is highly difficult right now. Again, it’s hard for it not to simply come down to preference.

Lillard would prefer that we start to consider him one of the elite.

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Martin is the Founder, Chief Editor, and Head Skills Development Trainer for Basketball Society. Martin has work experience in digital media, radio, and journalism. He started a basketball blog and internet radio show in 2013 on Blog Talk Radio. Martin previously hosted the Knightcap show for WCTC 1450 AM covering the Rutgers Men's Basketball team. He has been featured as a writer on sites such as Def Pen, TV Film News, and All Hip-Hop. Martin played high school basketball at South Brunswick High School (NJ) where he graduated in 2007. He is a 1,000-point scorer at SBHS and an All-Middlesex County performer as a 3-year varsity starter. He helped lead SBHS to their first ever Central Jersey Group 4 sectional state championship in 2007. Martin played college basketball at Eastern University, where he graduated (BA) in 2012. Martin was a four-year starter and a 1,000-point scorer at EU and a 1st-Team All-MAC Conference performer. Follow Mart on Twitter @Marsoaries and on Instagram @martin_soaries

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