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Video: Damian Lillard Interviewed By Gary Payton

Damian Lillard was featured on Fox Sports Live–Fox Sports 1′s flagship show–on Tuesday night in an interview with fellow Oakland-native and NBA legend Gary Payton.

The interview goes over Lillard’s Oakland roots, his scoring mentality, his family and his charitable efforts.

The video also includes interviews with Lillard’s mother Gina Johnson and his father Houston Lillard.

Erik Gundersen

Erik Gundersen is the Trail Blazers beat reporter for The Columbian. He's a graduate of the Allen School of Journalism and Communication at the University of Oregon in addition earning a degree in Spanish. He started writing about NBA Basketball for SwishScout.com before being the Sports Reporter Intern for TrailBlazers.com. He also fist-bumped with Kanye West once. Follow @BlazerBanter on twitter for more Blazers and NBA news.

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