2022 Schedule

2022 Schedule
17-25, 4th in Northwest
Dennis Smith Jr. gets the basket plus the foul (0:26)
Jeff Green turns back the clock with 5 big slams (1:43)
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5dBrian Windhorst

Blazers' Lillard has surgery for abdominal issue

Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard has had surgery to address a lingering abdominal injury, the team announced Thursday. His status will be re-evaluated in six weeks.

What Lillard's planned surgery means for the Blazers (1:04)

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Damian Lillard is planning to have surgery in the near future to address a lingering abdominal injury, sources told ESPN's Brian Windhorst. The procedure isn't expected to be season-ending but that is to be determined.

Anfernee Simons gets circus shot and-1 to fall (0:31)
Dennis Smith Jr. with the pretty reverse for a basket (0:25)

Adrian Wojnarowski Senior NBA Insider 

Portland Trail Blazers guard Norman Powell has entered the league's Covid protocols, sources tell ESPN. Portland is already playing without guards Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum now.

Evan Mobley elevates for an alley-oop (0:17)
Lillard gets the short end of the stick in jersey exchange with Adebayo (0:16)

Adrian Wojnarowski Senior NBA Insider 

After missing nearly a month with a knee injury and COVID-19, Trail Blazers center Cody Zeller is expected to return to the lineup vs. Cleveland tonight, sources tell ESPN. Zeller has averaged 5 points and 4.6 rebounds in 24 games this season.

Adrian Wojnarowski Senior NBA Insider 

The Portland Trail Blazers are guaranteeing the contract of guard Dennis Smith Jr. for the rest of the season, sources tell ESPN.

Should Kyle Lowry have been ejected for this? (0:51)
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12dTim Bontemps

Blazers' Lillard remains out at least another week

Star point guard Damian Lillard will miss the next three games for the Portland Trail Blazers as he continues to undergo evaluation and consultation for lower abdominal tendinopathy, the team said.

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Rebounds Per Game43.525th
Assists Per Game22.723rd

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