The Portland Trail Blazers have actually been besieged with injuries throughout the season, and this most current news does not assist in the least. Blazers super star guard, Damian Lillard according to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst, will be going through surgical treatment to deal with continuous discomfort from a stomach injury.
Windhorst likewise reports that the surgical treatment will not put him out for the season, and according to Yahoo! Sports’ Chris Haynes, the Blazers will reassess Lillard in 6 to 8 weeks.
Damian Lillard is preparing to have surgical treatment in the future to deal with a remaining stomach injury, sources informed ESPN. The treatment isn’t anticipated to be season-ending however that is to be figured out.
— Brian Windhorst (@WindhorstESPN) January 12, 2022
This choice belongs of a season reset after the guard was closed down for 10 days last month for the stomach injury and is out for a minimum of 3 video games, as reported recently.
When the Blazers revealed they were shutting Lillard, Coach Chauncey Billups talked about the possibility when inquired about the possibility of shutting Lillard down.
“I think that’s probably going to be the route that we go if he doesn’t get some kind of relief there,” Blazers coach Chauncey Billups stated recently per the Oregonian.
It’s obvious that the work for Lillard has actually been heavy. Lillard’s gutsy efficiencies in the NBA Bubble enabled Portland to get to the preliminary of the playoffs. Then after a brief offseason with the season beginning on Christmas week, he brought the group to yet another first-round playoff loss. Then he instantly went to have fun with Team U.S.A. in Tokyo.
Dame is off to the worst shooting start of his profession, shooting just 40.2 percent from the field and 32.4 percent from three-point variety.
Lillard stated in November that the abdominal area injury has actually been impacting him for “three and a half or four seasons.”
Damian Lillard states his ab concern is something he’s been handling for “three and a half or four seasons” and is “something that I’ll have to manage.”
— Sean Highkin (@highkin) November 16, 2021