Source: Lillard to sit 'game or two' for calf injury

by Gordon Dixon - Damian Lillard with miss "hopefully just a game or two" with a calf injury, a source told Andscape's Marc J. Spears. Lillard was hurt in the Blazers' loss to the Jazz on Saturday.

Source: Damian Lillard to sit 'game or two' for calf injury 2:02 PM ET ESPN News Services Portland Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard will miss "hopefully just a game or two" with a calf injury, a source told Andscape's Marc J. Spears. Lillard left Saturday's loss to the Utah Jazz because of tightness in his right calf. He has already missed five games this season with a strained calf, but Lillard said this injury isn't as bad. "The last time was worse," Lillard said Saturday. "When I first strained it, I knew right away. The reason I took myself out is so hopefully this time we can get ahead of it instead of me staying out there and putting myself in a worse position." Lillard is averaging 26.3 points and 7.0 assists for a Blazers team that has gotten off to a 10-6 start and enters Sunday third in the Western Conference. Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.