Blazers trade Damian Lillard to Bucks in blockbuster 3-team swap 2023

NBA All-Star Damian Lillard is set to join the Milwaukee Bucks in a 3-team trade that also features the Phoenix Suns and the Portland Trail Blazers

Officially announced: Damian Lillard joins Milwaukee Bucks in a three-team trade involving Jrue Holiday and Deandre Ayton

Bucks receive: Damian Lillard

Trail Blazers receive: Jrue Holiday Toumani Camara Deandre Ayton 2029 unprotected 1st round pick (from MIL) Unprotected MIL swap rights in 2028 and 2030

Suns receive: Jusuf Nurkic Nassir Little Keon Johnson Grayson Allen

What this means: Bucks pair Lillard with Giannis, Blazers usher in new era, Phoenix shifts focus to Nurkic

How we got here: Lillard desire for championship upgrades unfulfilled in Portland wanted Miami Heat, ends up with Bucks

Giannis & Lillard: Antetokounmpo commitment linked to Bucks' championship pursuit Lillard lucrative contract spans next four year

Lillard  resume: Lillard an elite scorer and NBA legend, seeks a championship to complete his impressive career

His words:  Lillard values being remembered for his principles and character, not just his basketball achievements or failures