Damian Lillard day-to-day with abdominal injury

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Jay Allen: Chauncey Billups says Lillard is “day-to-day.” Billups says because Damian doesn’t like to miss games, he “kind of had to force him to sit tonight.”
Source: Twitter @PDXjay

What’s the buzz on Twitter?

Jason Quick @jwquick
Chauncey Billups says Damian Lillard will be day-to-day with his abdominal injury. Says he had to convince Lillard to take tonight’s Denver game off. – 6:37 PM

Jay Allen @PDXjay
Chauncey Billups says Lillard is “day-to-day.” Billups says because Damian doesn’t like to miss games, he “kind of had to force him to sit tonight.” – 6:37 PM

Aaron J. Fentress @AaronJFentress
Chauncey Billups said Anfernee Simons will start at PG in place of the injured Damian Lillard tonight at Denver. #RipCity pic.twitter.com/JRIbiC0Ptp6:33 PM

Casey Holdahl @CHold
Anfernee Simons will get the start tonight in place of Damian Lillard (lower abdominal tendinopathy) tonight vs. Nuggets. – 6:32 PM

Jay Allen @PDXjay
Anfernee Simons will start for Damian Lillard (lower abdominal tendinopathy) tonight against the Nuggets. – 6:32 PM

TJ McBride @TJMcBrideNBA
The Nuggets at home against a Lillard-less Portland team on the first night of a back to back with a four game winning streak? Yeah give me Portland +6.5. – 4:01 PM

Emiliano Carchia @Sportando
Blazers star Damian Lillard out vs. Nuggets with lower abdominal pain
sportando.basketball/en/blazers-sta…5:55 AM

CBS NBA @CBSSportsNBA
Damian Lillard injury update: Trail Blazers star out Sunday vs. Nuggets because of abdominal pain
cbssports.com/nba/news/damia…2:25 AM

David Cobb @DavidWCobb
Wonder if this season will prompt Notre Dame to throw its weight around in the CFP expansion talks. Because the Irish are likely going to finish 11-1 but will have no business making a four-team playoff field due to SOS factors outside their control. – 10:48 PM

More on this storyline

Jason Quick: Chauncey Billups says Anfernee Simons will start at point guard tonight in Denver in place of the injured Damian Lillard. “He’s earned it,” Billups said. -via Twitter @jwquick / November 14, 2021

Casey Holdahl: Damian Lillard (lower abdominal tendinopathy) is OUT for Sunday’s game versus the Nuggets in Denver. -via Twitter @CHold / November 13, 2021