Damian Lillard has left Game 4 of the Portland Trail Blazers’ series with the Los Angeles Lakers with a right knee injury. The Blazers have announced that he will not return to the game.
Damian Lillard (right knee injury) will not return.— Portland Trail Blazers (@trailblazers) August 25, 2020
Lillard left in the third quarter with his team getting blown out, on their way to a 1-3 deficit. He went to the locker room, returned briefly to play, then checked out again and return to the locker room.
Lillard appeared to injure his knee and went back to the locker room. He would return to the floor, but only play a few possessions before heading to the locker room again...— NBC Sports Northwest (@NBCSNorthwest) August 25, 2020
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Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports is reporting that Lillard is receiving an MRI.
Yahoo Sources: Portland star Damian Lillard is undergoing an MRI on his right knee.— Chris Haynes (@ChrisBHaynes) August 25, 2020
Update 11:01 PM Pacific
The Trail Blazers just reported that Lillard’s first MRI was “inconclusive” and he will undergo a second on Tuesday afternoon.
The results of an MRI of Damian Lillard's right knee tonight were inconclusive. Lillard will undergo a second MRI on Tuesday afternoon in Orlando.— Portland Trail Blazers (@trailblazers) August 25, 2020
We will update this post when news becomes available.