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Damian Lillard set to make history at All-Star weekend

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Damian Lillard could be set for a record-breaking weekend when he attends All-Star weekend in New Orleans next week.

According to CBS Sports, the Portland Trail Blazers point guard has accepted an invitation from the NBA to take part in the dunk contest - and is considering taking part in the three-point contest.

Having already been selected for the Rising Star rookie-sophomore game, been included as a reserve for the main event, and confirmed his desire to defend the Skills Challenge title he claimed at last years event, the 2012 draft pick could become the first player to take part in every aspect of the annual basketball extravaganza. 

The chance to make history is clearly an appealing prospect for the player who will also have to find time for media obligations and the numerous off-court social opportunities that are part and parcel of All-Star weekend. 

Lillard has enjoyed a productive season so far averaging 20.6 points-per-game in his 49 appearances so far. 

The full lists of participants is scheduled to be announced on Friday, but it would certainly increase interest in the event should Lillard choose to accept the challenge. 

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