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.
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.
- Magic's Mo Bamba inactive for Thursday's matchup against Pelicans August 13th, 2020
- D.J. Augustin playing off Orlando's bench on Thursday August 13th, 2020
- E'Twaun Moore moved to Pelicans' second unit Thursday August 13th, 2020
- Orlando's Markelle Fultz starting on Thursday, D.J Augustin to bench August 13th, 2020
- Timothe Luwawau-Cabarrot working with Nets' reserves Thursday August 13th, 2020
- Pelicans' Frank Jackson starting at point guard on Thursday August 13th, 2020
- Hassan Whiteside (hip) probable for Trail Blazers on Tuesday August 11th, 2020
- Hassan Whiteside (hip) ruled out for Blazers Sunday August 9th, 2020
- Portland's Hassan Whiteside (hip) inactive on Saturday August 8th, 2020
- Portland's Zach Collins starting at power forward on Friday July 31st, 2020
- Portland's Damian Lillard (foot) available to face Memphis on Friday July 28th, 2020
- Portland's Zach Collins starting at power forward on Thursday July 23rd, 2020