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BREAKING: Damian Lillard to Miss First Game of Career

CJ McCollum also injured, will miss game versus Hawks.

Jaime Valdez-USA TODAY Sports

According to Casey Holdahl, Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard will miss the first game of his career tonight against the Atlanta Hawks, ending a streak of 275 consecutive starts over four years. The Blazers will also be without guard CJ McCollum.

Lillard hobbled through the end of last night's game against the Miami Heat with a sore plantar fascia, but yesterday was insistent that he would play tonight.

According to @TrailBlazersPR, Lillard's 275-game streak was the third-longest active streak in the NBA, and the second-longest in Blazers franchise history behind Cliff Robinson (461).

We'll bring you more information as it becomes available.