ESPN Sources: Damian Lillard will fly home for the birth of his child after just dropping 41 points and leading Portland to a win in New Orleans. He will miss Wednesday’s game at Memphis.— Chris Haynes (@ChrisBHaynes) March 28, 2018
Damian Lillard said he found out his girlfriend was in labor after the game, when there was a message waiting for him: "Get home."— Joe Freeman (@BlazerFreeman) March 28, 2018
"I'm excited," he said, wearing a big grin. "Been waiting."
Lillard already knows what his son’s name will be:
. @Dame_Lillard says his soon-to-be-born son will be named Damian Jr.— Casey Holdahl (@CHold) March 16, 2018
Lillard will not be available for Portland’s back-to-back against the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday.