Blazers news: Damian Lillard suffers groin strain, out for All-Star Game
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Blazers’ Damian Lillard suffers groin strain, out for All-Star Game

Damian Lillard, Blazers

Portland Trail Blazers superstar point guard Damian Lillard has a groin strain and won’t play in Sunday’s All-Star Game, according to Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports.

Lillard didn’t hear a pop when he injured his groin. The star will spend All-Star weekend recovering.

Lillard is averaging 29.7 points, 4.3 rebounds and 7.9 assists on the season. He’s shooting 46.2 percent from the field, 39.5 percent from beyond the arc and 88.8 percent from the free-throw line.

Lillard and the Blazers are 25-30 on the season. They are in ninth place in the Western Conference standings.

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