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Blazers' Lillard set to return Thursday

Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard has missed the last two games with a right hamstring strain but is expected to return to the lineup Thursday against the Philadelphia 76ers.

Lillard did not practice on Tuesday and was limited Wednesday as well.

On the season, Lillard is averaging 25.2 points and 6.4 assists while shooting 41.8 percent from the field and 34.8 percent from three.

The Blazers enter their matchup with the Sixers at 17-16.