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Lillard to Appear on Thursday's Episode of Portlandia

by Cody Sharrett

All-NBA point guard and hip-hop artist Damian Lillard now has a a third credit on his acting resume. The Trail Blazers star is set to appear on Thursday's episode of IFC's Portlandia, befriending the show's star and Blazer fan Carrie Brownstein in a sketch called "Friend Convention."

Lillard previously appeared in the 2014 Portlandia episode "Trail Blazers" alongside owner Paul Allen, president of basketball operations Neil Olshey, CJ McCollum, LaMarcus Aldridge, Robin Lopez, Thomas Robinson and the BlazerDancers, and lent his voice to Cartoon Network's We Bare Bears in 2015. 

In its seventh season, Portlandia airs Thursday night at 10pm Pacific on IFC.