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Lillard to Return for Blazers vs. Nuggets Matchup

According to Yahoo Sports NBA Insider Chris Haynes, Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard is set to return to action on Wednesday.

Los Angeles Clippers v Portland Trail Blazers Photo by Sam Forencich/NBAE via Getty Images

The Trail Blazers will receive a much-needed boost when star guard Damian Lillard returns to action on Wednesday. Following Tuesday’s last-minute loss to the Clippers, Yahoo Sports NBA Insider Chris Haynes revealed that Lillard is planning to return to action against the Nuggets.

Portland Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard (right hamstring tendinopathy) plans to return Wednesday against Denver Nuggets after missing last three games, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.”

Lillard’s last appearance occurred in the Blazers’ 116-115 loss to the Celtics. In that outing, the former Weber State star recorded 28 points in 37 minutes. With Lillard out of the lineup, Portland has amassed a 1-2 record.

On the season, Lillard is averaging 28.7 points and 7.7 assists per game.