Path Blazers guard Damian Lillard is battling a foot damage, however coach Terry Stotts believes the difficulty is nothing severe.
Lillard sat out the Path Blazers’ scrimmage in opposition to the reigning NBA champion Raptors on Sunday.
The Path Blazers, ninth within the Western Convention, are scheduled to restart their season in opposition to the Grizzlies on Friday.
Stotts is hopeful Lillard shall be prepared for Tuesday’s scrimmage in opposition to the Thunder.
“He did have an X-ray. The X-ray was damaging. He simply has some irritation,” Stotts mentioned, via Yahoo Sports. “I do not count on it to be a long-term deal. Hopefully he’ll be capable to play our final scrimmage.
“I believe it is a bit bit on the underside of his foot, however I am not fairly positive about that, however I believe it’s.”
Lillard was averaging 28.9 factors, 7.eight assists and 4.three rebounds earlier than the season was suspended in March due to the coronavirus pandemic.