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Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard dribbles past Utah Jazz guard Mike Conley during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2021. The Jazz won 120-105.

Blazers’ Lillard out at least 6 weeks after surgery

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard dribbles past Utah Jazz guard Mike Conley during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2021. The Jazz won 120-105.

January 13, 2022, 4:27pm Blazers

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard had surgery to repair a core injury that has been causing him abdominal pain this season. Read story

Portland Trail Blazers guard Anfernee Simons, left, dribbles around Atlanta Hawks center Clint Capela during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Monday, Jan. 3, 2022.

Simons seizing his opportunity with Lillard out for Blazers

Portland Trail Blazers guard Anfernee Simons, left, dribbles around Atlanta Hawks center Clint Capela during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Monday, Jan. 3, 2022.

January 12, 2022, 5:55am Blazers

While Portland guard Damian Lillard remains sidelined with an abdominal injury, Anfernee Simons is seizing the opportunity to show he has the abilities to be an everyday starter in the NBA. Read story

Portland Trail Blazers guard Ben McLemore, left, shoots over Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Durant during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Monday, Jan. 10, 2022.

With Harden out, Trail Blazers down the Nets 114-108

Portland Trail Blazers guard Ben McLemore, left, shoots over Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Durant during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Monday, Jan. 10, 2022.

January 10, 2022, 10:15pm Blazers

Anfernee Simons had 23 points and 11 assists, and the short-handed Portland Trail Blazers took advantage of James Harden's absence for a 114-108 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Monday night. Read story

Portland Trail Blazers guard Anfernee Simons (1) drives to the basket in front of Sacramento Kings guard De'Aaron Fox during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022.

Simons scores 31, Blazers beat Kings, 103-88

Portland Trail Blazers guard Anfernee Simons (1) drives to the basket in front of Sacramento Kings guard De'Aaron Fox during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022.

January 9, 2022, 8:43pm Blazers

Anfernee Simons led all scorers with 31 points and the Portland Trail Blazers handed the Sacramento Kings their fourth straight loss, 103-88 on Sunday night. Read story

Cleveland Cavaliers guard Darius Garland defends against Portland Trail Blazers guard Anfernee Simons, right, during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Friday, Jan. 7, 2022.

Blazers lose to Cavs at Portland for first time since 2013

Cleveland Cavaliers guard Darius Garland defends against Portland Trail Blazers guard Anfernee Simons, right, during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Friday, Jan. 7, 2022.

January 7, 2022, 9:49pm Blazers

Darius Garland had 26 points and Rajon Rondo scored 11 off the bench in his Cavaliers debut, leading Cleveland to a 114-101 win over the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday night. Read story

Portland Trail Blazers guard Anfernee Simons drives past Miami Heat center Omer Yurtseven during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022.

Blazers rally but can’t beat the Heat, 115-109

Portland Trail Blazers guard Anfernee Simons drives past Miami Heat center Omer Yurtseven during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022.

January 5, 2022, 10:16pm Blazers

Max Strus had 25 points and the Miami Heat snapped a two-game losing streak with a 115-109 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday night despite the absence of Jimmy Butler. Read story

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard will miss the next three games due to an injury that's bothered him since the Tokyo Olympics.

Blazers’ Lillard out next 3 games with abdominal injury

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard will miss the next three games due to an injury that's bothered him since the Tokyo Olympics.

January 5, 2022, 12:02pm Blazers

Portland guard Damian Lillard will miss the next three games because of lower abdominal tendinopathy. Read story

Portland Trail Blazers guard Anfernee Simons, left, dribbles around Atlanta Hawks center Clint Capela during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Monday, Jan. 3, 2022.

Blazers top Hawks, weather Young’s NBA season-best 56 points

Portland Trail Blazers guard Anfernee Simons, left, dribbles around Atlanta Hawks center Clint Capela during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Monday, Jan. 3, 2022.

January 3, 2022, 10:15pm Blazers

Anfernee Simons had a career-high 43 points and the Portland Trail Blazers overcame an NBA season-best 56 points by Atlanta's Trae Young, snapping a four-game losing streak in a 136-131 win over the Hawks on Monday night. Read story

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (6) gets past Portland Trail Blazers forward Norman Powell (24) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday Dec. 31, 2021, in Los Angeles.

James scores season-high 43 as Lakers beat Blazers 139-106

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (6) gets past Portland Trail Blazers forward Norman Powell (24) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday Dec. 31, 2021, in Los Angeles.

December 31, 2021, 10:08pm Blazers

LeBron James scored a season-high 43 points and extended his streak of 30-point games to seven in the Los Angeles Lakers' 139-106 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday night. Read story

Utah Jazz center Rudy Robert shoots over Portland Trail Blazers forward Tony Snell during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2021.

Gobert, Jazz beat Trail Blazers without injured Mitchell

Utah Jazz center Rudy Robert shoots over Portland Trail Blazers forward Tony Snell during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2021.

December 29, 2021, 10:00pm Blazers

Rudy Gobert had 22 points and 14 rebounds, and the Utah Jazz beat the Portland Trail Blazers 120-105 on Wednesday night with star Donovan Mitchell out with a sore back. Read story