Damian Lamonte Ollie Lillard Sr. is an American Professional Basketball Player who plays for the Portland Trail Blazers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). After being selected by Portland with the sixth overall pick in the 2012 NBA draft, Lillard was unanimously voted as the NBA Rookie of the Year. Portland Trail Blazers star guard Damian Lillard has a number of tattoos with various meanings, and many of them will grab your attention. Let us take a keen look and try to understand their meanings.
1. Chest Tattoo
Tattoo: On June 22, 2013, Damian Lillard got the ink which consists of a heart through which the branches are expanding upside forming the word Oakland along with the words ‘Heart of the City’ inked on his chest revealed for the first time through Instagram post.
2. Scripture On His Left Arm
Tattoo: The Left arm of Damian Lillard contains a tattoo of the scripture, taken from Psalm 37, written from his shoulder to his bicep.
Meaning: Damian Lillard went on inking an entire passage of the holy book on his left arm which reads, “Do not fret because of evildoers Be not envious Towards wrongdoers For they will wither quickly like the grass and fade like the green her Trust in the lord And do good Dwell in the land And he will give you the desire of your heart Commit your way to the lord Trust also in Him And he will do it He will bring forth your Righteousness As the light as your Judgement in the noon dry Psalm 37 1-3 which means urges believers to pay no mind to ‘evildoers’ and encourages them to ‘cultivate faithfulness’ and the ‘desires of your heart’ will come to fruition,”.
3. ‘Mother’s Name’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The inner side of Damian Lillard has a tattoo of the first name of his mother, ‘Gina’ surrounding by clouds inked on it.
‘Family Arm’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The left forearm of Damian is filled up with portraits of the people who raised him and plays a big role in his life. They include his grandmother, his grandfather, his mother, and his father along with the tattoo of his uncle inked on it.
4. ‘Portrait of his Grandfather’
5. ‘Portrait of His Uncle’
6. ‘Portrait Of His Father’
7. Symbol on Bicep
Tattoo: The left upper arm of the player has the letter, “O” tattooed on it that represents his jersey number which stands for his hometown of Oakland.
Right Arm Tattoos
8. ‘Basketball Theme’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The right arm of Damian Lillard has a tattoo of a basketball with banners around it that read, “FOREVER BLESSED”.
9. ‘Badge’ Tattoo
Tattoo: On the shoulder of Damian Lillard’s right arm there is a tattoo of badge inked in red color upon which the letter L and B is scripted with words Lillard and Bros on its top and bottom.
10. Name Tattoo
Tattoo: The inner side of Damian Lillard’s right arm has a tattoo that reads “La Nae” in designer font accompanied by numerous stars inked on it. The tattoo represents the name of his sister, La’nae.
11. ‘Raiders Badge’ On His Arm
Tattoo: The inner side of Damian Lillard’s right arm contains a tattoo of a badge of Oakland Raiders inked on it.
12. ‘Certified Fly Badge’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The bicep of Damian Lillard’s right arm contains a badge through which wings are coming out with alphabets C F and words certified Fly Bros on its top and bottom inked on it.
13. ‘Jungle Boy’ On His Arm
Tattoo: Damian Lillard is inked with the words ‘JUNGLE BOY’ inked near his elbow of his right arm.
14. ‘Ribbon and a Badge’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Damian Lillard has a tattoo of a sign and a red-colored ribbon inked near his wrist of his right arm.
15. ‘Pocket Watch’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The right forearm of Damian has a tattoo of a pocket watch with the words, “LILLARD TIME” written inside it. The clock shows a few minutes to 5.
16. Star on His Back
Tattoo: At the back of Damian Lillard’s right side of the body there is a five-pointed big star which consists of the phrases from the Holy Bible.
17. Heartbeat Tattoo
Tattoo: On the back of Damian Lillard’s neck there is a tattoo of heartbeat inked on it.
18. ‘Personalized Design’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The left side of Damian Lillard’s back has a tattoo of a design inked on it.