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Reaction to Damian Lillard reportedly agreeing to a $196 million contract extension

Portland Trailblazers all-star guard Damian Lillard is reportedly on the verge of signing a massive max contract extension to stay on the west coast long term, according to The Athletic’s Shams Charania.
Portland Trailblazers all-star guard Damian Lillard is reportedly on the verge of signing a massive max contract extension to stay on the west coast long term, according to The Athletic’s Shams Charania. AP

That’s a whole lot of cash.

All-Star guard Damian Lillard is reportedly on the verge of signing a 4-year, $196 million max contract extension to stay with the Portland Trailblazers, according to The Athletic’s Shams Charania.

Twitter lost its collective mind at the size of the contract:

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