Damian Lillard Injury Update: Trail Blazers star misses six to eight weeks after abdominal surgery

The Trail Blazers will be without Damian Lillard in the near future.

According to Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports, Lillard is to undergo abdominal surgery and miss six to eight weeks.

During the 29 matches, Lillard has an average of 24.0 points, 7.3 assists and 4.1 rebounds on shooting splits 0.402 / 0.324 / .878. Trail Blazers now have a balance of 16-24 after winning the Nets and ranks them 10th in the Western Conference table.

What’s next for Lillard? Here’s everything we know about his injury, and the latest news on when he may return to court.

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What is Damian Lillard’s injury?

On November 14, Lillard was officially disqualified for the first time this season in a match against Denver with ” lower abdominal tendinopathy“It’s an injury, he said.”irritated“Earlier in the month the Trail Blazers clashed with the Cavaliers.

The same injury ruled out Lillard for five games between November 30 and December 8.

How long will Damian Lillard be out?

According to Haynes of Yahoo Sports, Lillard is expected to miss six to eight weeks once she has abdominal surgery on Thursday, January 13th.

In line with this timeline, Lillard could skip 19 to 25 games and his potential return could depend on where the Blazers are in the standings before he is ready.

In November, Lillard told the media that he had been playing with it “for a few years” and that he was “a little immune to playing with it.” It was reported that Lillard he dealt with the injury during the US team gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics.

Schedule Trail Blazers 2021-22

date Opponent time (ET) National television
January 13 in Nuggets 22:00 TNT
January 15 in Wizards 19:00
January 17 in Magic 19:00
January 19 in Heat 19:30
21st of January at the Celts 19:30
January 23 in Raptors 18:00
January 25 vs. Timberwolves 22:00
January 26 vs. Mavericks 22:00
January 28 in Rockets 20:00

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