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Damian Lillard suffered strained Achilles, status in doubt for Bucks’ Game 4: Sources


Milwaukee Bucks star guard Damian Lillard is in a walking boot after suffering a strained Achilles, league sources said Saturday. His availability for Sunday’s Game 4 against the Indiana Pacers is in serious doubt.

Lillard aggravated the injury in Game 3, which the Bucks lost in overtime to fall down 2-1 in their first-round series. In overtime, Lillard — who scored 28 points on 6-of-20 shooting — didn’t take a single shot.

After the game, Lillard told reporters his Achilles had been hurting since the Bucks’ regular-season finale.

“I just wanted to be on the floor in case opportunity came up or however I could help,” Lillard said regarding playing through the pain in overtime.

“We’re gonna get back and just have to get ahead of it because that’s not something that you want to play with,” he continued. “It’s one of those spots on your body where you literally can’t, you can’t do nothing about it. If you can’t move, you can’t move. We have a couple of…

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