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Damian Lillard Welcomes Damian Jr. into the World

Lillard posted a picture of his newborn son on Instagram Thursday morning.

New Orleans Pelicans v Portland Trail Blazers Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images

Update: Lillard will play Friday versus the Clippers in Portland, according to Shams Charania. He missed Wednesday’s game against the Memphis Grizzlies for the birth of his son.

Original article follows:

Damian Lillard welcomed his son, Damian Jr., into the world Thursday morning with a post on Instagram. Lillard finally got the message about the arrival of his son just as the Portland Trail Blazers topped the New Orleans Pelicans in a tightly contested game Tuesday night. Lillard took off from New Orleans on a private plane soon after.

Dame Jr.

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Congratulations and best wishes to Lillard and his family during this time.