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Former Weber State Wildcat Damian Lillard may participate in 5 events during All-Star Weekend

Published: Friday, Aug. 28 2015 1:44 p.m. MDT

Damian Lillard of the Portland Trail Blazers raises the trophy after winning the skills challenge during NBA basketball All-Star Saturday Night, Feb. 16, 2013, in Houston. (Eric Gay, Associated Press) Damian Lillard of the Portland Trail Blazers raises the trophy after winning the skills challenge during NBA basketball All-Star Saturday Night, Feb. 16, 2013, in Houston. (Eric Gay, Associated Press)

Want to see Damian Lillard during the NBA's All-Star Weekend in New Orleans? You are in luck because there's a good possiblitiy he will participate in all the events. Five to be exact.

He has already been named to the Rising Stars Challenge as a top second-year player in the NBA. He'll also defend the Skills Challenge title he won as a rookie. Not to mention that he's also been named as a reserve on the Western Conference team for the All-Star game.

Today, CBSSportsline.com is reporting that he has accepted an inviation to the Dunk Contest and is considering being a part of the Three-Point Shooting Contest, according to CSNNW.com.

Not everyone is excited, though. The Portland Oregonian's John Canzano is worried the blitz will wear out the former Weber State standout. Canzano says he "can't decide if this five-event frenzy is a terrible idea, or just a lousy one."

Damian Lillard of the Portland Trail Blazers participates in the skills challenge during NBA basketball All-Star Saturday Night, Feb. 16, 2013, in Houston. (Pat Sullivan, Associated Press) Damian Lillard of the Portland Trail Blazers participates in the skills challenge during NBA basketball All-Star Saturday Night, Feb. 16, 2013, in Houston. (Pat Sullivan, Associated Press)

Lillard's agent, Aaron Goodwin, rebuts that idea in another Oregonian story, saying that Lillard is used to playing several games a day from his days as an AUU baller.

The five events would also allow Lillard to show off his new Adidas Crazyquick 2 sneakers that he and John Wall will wear during the game.

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