Damian Lillard Trolls Pat Beverley with Vacation Offer After Clippers Loss

Portland Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard, left, is defended by Los Angeles Clippers' Patrick Beverley during the second half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

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Presumably the most lifelike ones loving the Los Angeles Clippers’ fall down bigger than Denver Nuggets fans and Los Angeles Lakers fans are the contributors of the Portland Disappear Blazers’ backcourt.

Damian Lillard went as some distance as offering Clippers guard Patrick Beverley a chase back and forth invite, and backcourt mate CJ McCollum did no longer defend help, both:

Damian Lillard @Dame_Lillard

@patbev21 I sing I must soundless lengthen this Cancun invite since I haven’t made my preparations yet πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

CJ McCollum @CJMcCollum

My last tweet earlier than I stop this glass. They did vote they ain’t wanna play no extra. . . But I didn’t sing they turn out to be once gonna chase out love that πŸ˜‚

Bleacher Document @BleacherReport

DAME AND CJ DID NOT HOLD BACK πŸ’€ https://t.co/yL5HUWJ7f9

The tweets came after the Nuggets alarmed the Clippers with a 104-89 victory in Sport 7 of their second-round series. L.A. can comprise the most proficient group within the league, nonetheless it blew a 3-1 lead and scored a big total of 33 facets within the second half of Tuesday’s loss.

Paul George shot 4-of-16 from the sphere in Sport 7 while Kawhi Leonard turn out to be once 6-of-22.

As for the pork with Lillard?Β 

Bleacher Document’s Sean Highkin supplied the small print in August, noting Lillard neglected two key free throws shut to the head of a seeding game loss to the Clippers. Beverley yelled out “D.O.L.L.A. Time,” while George waved goodbye great love Lillard did to him after hitting a series-winning three when George turn out to be once soundless on the Oklahoma City Remark in last season’s playoffs.Β 

Lillard responded:

“PG? Let me excellent direct this. I know what took inform. I seek data from myself to originate those free throws, and I did no longer when my group wanted it, which turn out to be once a failure for me that I can catch. But asking me about Patrick Beverley … I’ve despatched him dwelling earlier than at the head of a game. Paul George excellent got despatched dwelling by me last 365 days within the playoffs. So they know.

“The reason they reacted love that is attributable to it be what they seek data from from me, which is a signal of appreciate. And it excellent shows what I’ve finished at a high clip extra instances than no longer. So I’m no longer offended by it. If something else, it’ll soundless excellent demonstrate you how great it injure them to undergo what I put them thru in those instances previously.”

They also took the inform of affairs to social media:

Bleacher Document @BleacherReport

Dame responds to PG and Pat Bev πŸ‘€ https://t.co/82PkksfU9j

Not at once every groups will gape the Western Conference Finals from dwelling, nonetheless Lillard had some fun at the Clippers’ expense after Tuesday’s ravishing loss.