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Report: Lillard to miss 1-2 weeks with groin strain

Lillard underwent an MRI on Thursday. He will miss the All-Star Game and the 3-point competition this weekend.
Credit: AP
Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard (0) drives between Memphis Grizzlies guard Josh Jackson, left, and forward Jaren Jackson Jr. (13) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)

PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland Trail Blazers All-Star guard Damian Lillard will reportedly miss 1-2 weeks after injuring his groin in a loss to the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night.

Yahoo’s Chris Haynes reported Lillard underwent an MRI on Thursday and it revealed a groin strain that will require 1-2 weeks of recovery time.

Lillard's injury occurred during the Blazers' final game before the NBA All-Star break. The Blazers' next game will be Friday, Feb. 21. Lillard will miss the 3-point competition and the All-Star Game this weekend.

His injury will not keep him off the music stage in Chicago, however. Haynes reported that Dame D.O.L.L.A. still intends to take the stage for a rap performance during All-Star Saturday night.

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