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MEMPHIS — Ja Morant’s All-Star plans could get a little busier after Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard suffered a right groin strain in the Memphis Grizzlies’ 111-104 winWednesday night.
Lillard left the game with 3:22 remaining in the fourth quarter and immediately went to the locker room. Afterwards, Lillard said he will not participate in the All-Star Game on Sunday in Chicago nor Saturday’s 3-point shootout.
“My health comes first and I knew right away that it wasn’t going to happen. I will still be there and be a part of it, but I’m not going to be able to play,” Lillard told reporters.
That leaves the door open for a replacement and for Morant to possibly fill it, with the Grizzlies sitting with a four-game lead for the No. 8 seed in the Western Conference.