Damian Lillard Out for Game 5 with Right Knee Injury

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The Portland Trail Blazers announced Tuesday that Damian Lillard will be out of Game 5 against the Lakers with a right knee sprain. Lillard left Game 4 in the 3rd quarter after a non-contact injury and has since been diagnosed with a right knee sprain, according to the Trail Blazers announcement.

Lillard has been one of the top performers inside the NBA bubble leading Portland to the Number 8 seed in the West. Since the restart, he has averaged 33.2 points and 7.8 assists on 45.9% shooting, including back-to-back performances of 50+ points.

The Trailblazers are currently 1 and 3 in the first round series vs the Lakers and will face Los Angeles in Game 5 Wednesday night at 9 pm EST.

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