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Damian Lillard Leaves Team for Birth of Son

Lillard will miss Wednesday’s game against the Memphis Grizzlies.

NBA: Portland Trail Blazers at Dallas Mavericks Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Damian Lillard is heading back to Portland for the birth of his son, ESPN’s Chris Haynes reported following the Trail Blazers’ win over the Pelicans:

Lillard already knows what his son’s name will be:

Lillard will not be available for Portland’s back-to-back against the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday.