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Damian Lillard Leaves Game 4 vs Lakers with Knee Injury

Lillard is having trouble with his right knee. He will not return tonight.

NBA: Playoffs-Los Angeles Lakers at Portland Trail Blazers Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

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.

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.


Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports is reporting that Lillard is receiving an MRI.

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.

We will update this post when news becomes available.