UPDATE (10:27 pm): Injury video is at the top. Lillard has a noticeable limp, and expects to get an X-Ray this evening. He left the arena in a walking boot.
Damian Lillard had a pronounced limp in the locker room after the game. Said he was going to get x-rays after he spoke to reporters— Mike Richman (@mikegrich) December 24, 2016
Damian Lillard leaves the arena in a walking boot. On the plus side, Evan Turner left the arena without a boot.— Casey Holdahl (@CHold) December 24, 2016
However, he has no plans to skip a game unless absolutely necessary.
Damian Lillard on his availability for Monday game vs. Toronto: "I don't know how well y'all know me, but I don't plan on sitting out.''— Jason Quick (@jwquick) December 24, 2016
Damian Lillard sprained an ankle in tonight’s game against the San Antonio Spurs at the Moda Center (video at top). With 7:22 left in the fourth quarter Lillard came down awkwardly on Dewayne Dedmon’s foot and rolled his left ankle. Coach Stotts called timeout as soon as he was permitted and Lillard got treatment on the sideline.
When play resumed, Lillard was back out on the floor but clearly in pain, favoring that ankle and unable to move at full speed. Two minutes later, Allen Crabbe came into the game and Lillard went to the bench.
Lillard is on the bench, hanging his head, face in towel. Still in very noticeable pain from landing on Dedmon's foot. #RipCity #CSNBlazers— CSN Northwest (@CSNNW) December 24, 2016
The first word from Blazers coach Terry Stotts listed the injury as a sprained ankle.
Terry Stotts says Damian Lillard has a sprained left ankle.— Jason Quick (@jwquick) December 24, 2016
We will update this page as more information becomes available.
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