Damian Lillard likely out for a potential game 6

Should the Portland Trail Blazers manage your defeat the Los Angeles Lakers Wednesday night in game 5 of their opening round playoff series, they would likely head into a game 6 still without Damian Lillard, according to Chris Haynes OG Yahoo Sports. Lillard left in the third quarter of game 4 with the apparent knee injury. After a MRI on Monday was inconclusive, a second one Tuesday revealed the injury.

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Damian Lillard out for Game 5

An already daunting task has been made even more difficult as the Portland Trail Blazers will be with out their best player as they fight to continue their season in game 5 against the Los Angeles Lakers. Damian Lillard had an initial MRI on Monday that came back inconclusive but a subsequent on Tuesday confirmed the strain on the right knee. Lillard apparently suffered the injury in the third quarter game 4 when he planted the leg while attacking the basket.

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MRI on Damian Lillard’s knee inconclusive

According to the Portland Trail Blazers, the MRI on guard Damian Lillard’s right knee came back inconclusive. The injury occurred in the third quarter of the 135-115 smackdown the Lakers laid on the Blazers in game four of their opening round playoff series. Lillard left the game and did not return. In the game seeding push to get Portland into the playoffs, Lillard was putting in some major work, averaging 37.6 points, 9.6 rebounds and 4.3 rebounds per contest. In the series with the Lakers, he was putting up 28.7…

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Damian Lillard’s career high propels Trail Blazers past Mavericks 134-131

The Portland Trail Blazers continue their fight for the post season as they got a critical 134-131 victory over the Dallas Mavericks Monday night.  The driving force behind this push is Damian Lillard. Dame who was in a bit of a row with Paul George and Patrick Beverley ( and a side of Skip Byaless) after uncharacteristically coming up short in the waning moments by missing a pair of go-ahead free throws and a game-tying three-pointer against the Clippers, has scored 112 points in the subsequent two contest, including tying…

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August 6, 2020 NBA Recap

Who Got It Done pt rb ast Damian LillardPOR @ DEN 45 4 12   11-18 3-pt James HardenHOU vs. LAL 39 8 12   5-10 3-pt B. BogdanovićSAC vs. NOP 35 4 3   6-9 3-pt Khris MiddletonMIL vs. MIA 33 6 8   5-6 3-pt De’Aaron FoxSAC vs. NOP 30 3 10   3 stl K. PorziņģisDAL vs. LAC 30 9 5 Michael Porter Jr.DEN vs. POR 27 12 2   2 stl Gary Trent Jr.POR @ DEN 27 3 4   7-10 3-pt Ivica ZubacLAC @ DAL 21 15 1   10-10 fg G. AntetokounmpoMIL…

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Damian Lillard out for Sunday’s scrimmage with foot injury

From Paul Kasabian of Bleacher Report : Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillardwill miss Sunday’s scrimmage against the Toronto Raptors. According to ESPN’s Rachel Nichols, an X-ray on Lillard’s foot came back negative, but he’s suffering from inflammation that will keep him out of the lineup. Lillard, 30, is averaging a career-best 28.9 points per game for the 29-37 Blazers, who were one of 22 teams invited to Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, to complete the 2019-20 season. The campaign has been suspended since March 11 because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The point…

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This Dame 6 is now available

The NBA season being on hiatus has not stopped adidas from dropping this brand new colorway of the Dame 6. The black mesh upper on the lateral side gives way to vibrant greens and orange on the medial side. A purple tongue with with a matching rear pull tab completes the look of the upper. The aesthetic is rounded out by a white midsole and outsole with volt traction section and purple Dame logo. This Dame 4 is available at adidas.com and select retail venues and will carry a sticker…

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Damian Lillard to return against Cleveland

According to Yahoo Sports’ Chris Haynes, Portland Trail Blazers star point guard Damian Lillard will be in the lineup for the team’s game against the woeful Cleveland Cavaliers Saturday. He had missed the previous two contests with back spasms.

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Damian Lillard and Hassan Whiteside out against Milwaukee

When the 5-10 Portland Trail Blazers take on the Milwaukee Bucks Thursday night, they will do so without Damian Lillard and Hassan Whiteside. Anfernee Simons is listed as probable.

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Damian Lillard unveils Dame 6 “Ruthless”

In addition to Media Day signaling that long wait for the NBA season is finally over, one of the other ancillary bit of awesome this time can provide is what the players take to their respective foot games ( S/O to @jumpmanbostic for that). Portland Trail Blazers star guard and Thunder slayer Damian Lillard used this time to debut his latest signature sneaker, the Adidas Dame 6. The colorway he rocked already has a moniker, “Ruthless”, and sports a mesh upper that is black on the lateral side and infrared-esque…

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