Damian Lillard is officially out for the Trail Blazers game against Atlanta tonight in the Moda Center.
Terry Stotts says @Dame_Lillard will not play tonight vs. Hawks
— Casey Holdahl (@CHold) January 27, 2019
Lillard was initially listed as questionable before head coach Terry Stotts made the announcement. Lillard is officially out with right knee soreness.
This morning, Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports broke the news Lillard would rest.
Portland intends to rest Damian Lillard for tonight’s game against Atlanta, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.
— Chris Haynes (@ChrisBHaynes) January 26, 2019
Don’t miss your NBA wrap up show, the Last Quarter with Peter Sampson, after the Blazers take on the Hawks tonight.
In other news, Lillard will take part in the NBA’s 2019 Three-Point Contest.