Trail Blazers star point guard Damian Lillard is the clear leader of his team, and his contract backs that up.
Lillard signed a supermax contract extension earlier this month, essentially committing a huge chunk of the salary cap to paying him. His extension was worth roughly $200 million, which entails him making $54.3 million in 2024-25.
FOX Sports analyst Shannon Sharpe blasted the team for allocating that massive amount of money to Lillard, in this rant seen below.
It didn’t take Lillard long to respond. Check out what he had to say.
We’re going to award that round to Sharpe.