Damian Lillard says the Blazers could have reached the 2019 NBA Finals if they had Carmelo Anthony

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Damian Lillard claimed the Portland Trail Blazers could have played in the 2019 NBA Finals if Carmelo Anthony was on the roster.

Lillard and the Blazers got swept by the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference Finals last season.

“He should have been here three years ago. We get on his case about that all the time. I feel like we could have been in the Finals last year if we had him,” Lillard told reporters, via Sean Highkin of Bleachr Report.

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