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The Portland Trail Blazers veteran guard Damian Lillard has requested a trade out of Portland, sources tell Chris Haynes of TNT and Bleacher Report (Twitter link).

The team has been informed that Lillard wants a trade specifically to the Eastern Conference champion Miami Heat, per Shams Charania of The Athletic (Twitter link).

The Trail Blazers are expected to work to accommodate the request, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and Ramona Shelburne (Twitter link).