Western Conference All-Star Blake Griffin will miss the All Star Game due to surgery to treat a staph infection in his right elbow. Adam Silver has named Damian Lillard as his replacement.
It will be the second ASG appearance for the Blazers’ point guard, who had a message for the NBA and Adam Silver after not initially making the team.
— Rachel Nichols (@Rachel__Nichols) January 31, 2015
And then some more:
Damian Lillard on Instagram (he deleted it): pic.twitter.com/ohGjHGLSms
— NBA Bulletin (@TheNBABulletin) January 30, 2015
But hey, good for Damian Lillard. We’ll keep our eye on his future Instagram posts to see what he has next.