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Damian 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. (AP Photo/Amanda Loman)
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. (AP Photo/Amanda Loman)

Portland, Ore. (AP) -- Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard had surgery to repair a core injury that has been causing him abdominal pain this season.

He will be evaluated in six weeks but there is no timetable for his return, the Trail Blazers said Thursday.