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Damian Lillard Playing Through Separated Ribs in Western Conference Finals

Shams Charania reported after Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals that Blazers star Damian Lillard has been fighting through separated ribs.

Portland Trail Blazers All-NBA star Damian Lillard has separated ribs and is playing through the injury, league sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium. Lillard shot 5-of-18 in Game 3 loss to Warriors.

— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) May 19, 2019

Charania reports that the injury was suffered in Game 2 against the Golden State Warriors, when Kevon Looney landed on Lillard during a battle for a loose ball.