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    Slowdown coming for Damian Lillard?

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    Damian Lillard

    NBA Rookie of the Year Damian Lillard led the league with 3,167 minutes played last season, a number that should decrease dramatically if recent trends hold up.

    Since Michael Finley repeated as the minutes leader in 2000-01, guards who log the most court time have had trouble replicating that success the next season.

    A look at how minutes leaders did the following year:

    00-01, Michael Finley, 3,443 G

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    2,754 (42d)

    01-02 Antoine Walker, 3,406

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    3,235 (9th)

    02-03 Allen Iverson, 3,485 G

    2,040 (122d)

    03-04 Joe Johnson - 3,331

    3,240 (4th)

    04-05 LeBron James - 3,388

    3,361 (2d)

    05-06 Gilbert Arenas - 3,384 G

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    2,942 (16th)

    06-07 LeBron James - 3,190

    3,027 (14th)

    07-08 Allen Iverson - 3,424 G

    2,093 (t-115th)

    08-09 Andre Iguodala - 3,269

    3,193 (2d)

    09-10 Kevin Durant - 3,239

    3,038 (7th)

    10-11 Monta Ellis - 3,227 G

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    2,120 (28th)

    11-12 Kevin Durant - 2,546

    3,119 (2d)