Damian Lillard

FPPG: 48.1  |  FanDuel Salary: $10,100
FPPG: 48.1  |  FanDuel Salary: $10,100
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Damian Lillard (groin) officially out for Trail Blazers on Thursday

Portland Trail Blazers Damian Lillard (right groin) has been ruled out for Thursday's game against the Indiana Pacers.

What It Means:

Lillard didn't even travel with the team to Indiana. He's also expected to miss Saturday's road game against the Atlanta Hawks, but he could return for the end of the road trip next Monday against the Orlando Magic. C.J. McCollum has averaged 32.0 points, 6.3 rebounds, 10.7 assists, and 4.7 3-pointers over the last three games with Lillard sidelined. Carmelo Anthony, Gary Trent Jr, and Anfernee Simons have also seen more work.

Per numberFire's NBA Heat Map, the Trail Blazers-Pacers game has a 218.5-point over/under on Thursday's four-game slate. The Blazers have an implied total of 104.5 points.