Lillard is listed as questionable heading into Wednesday's game against Cleveland due to a right hand strain, Casey Holdahl of the Trail Blazers' official site reports. It's currently unknown when Lillard suffered the hand strain and how severe the injury may be, but nevertheless, he is officially listed as questionable for Wednesday's matchup. Lillard will likely be a game-time decision and more news regarding the Weber State product's status for the contest against the Cavaliers should surface rather soon. Guards Seth Curry and Evan Turner will likely compete for most of the minutes if Lillard is inactive Wednesday.
Lillard totaled 35 points (11-27 FG, 4-12 3Pt, 9-9 FT), five assists, three rebounds, and one steal in 37 minutes during Monday's 115-107 loss to the Kings. Lillard salvaged an inefficient shooting night by earning his way to the line and sinking his freebies. With that being said, he finished with more turnovers (six) than assists. Lillard will look to bounce back during Wednesday's matchup with the lowly Cavaliers.
Lillard had 26 points (8-21 FG, 2-10 3PT, 8-8 FT), seven assists and four rebounds in Sunday's loss to Denver. Lillard was the only Blazer to top 20 points in the 116-113 loss, though he struggled from beyond the arc, hitting just two of his 10 attempts. Over his last five games, Lillard is averaging 19.2 points and 8.6 assists per contest.
Lillard ended with 20 points (8-16 FG, 2-7 3Pt, 2-2 FT), five assists, four rebounds, four blocks, and three steals in 29 minutes during Friday's 127-96 victory over Charlotte. Lillard was dialed in on defense Friday, matching his season-high with three steals while setting his season-high mark with four blocks. His line could have been much better had the game been even remotely close. but owners have to be thrilled with his defensive numbers.
Lillard (elbow) is available to play in Friday's game against the Hornets, Casey Holdahl of the Trail Blazers' official site reports. Lillard popped up on the injury report Thursday with a sprained left elbow that had him listed as questionable, but it is not serious enough to keep him off the court Friday. Expect Lillard to be a full go against the Hornets.
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