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How Chris Mullin sees 'huge difference' in Warriors, Blazers backcourts originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.com Damian Lillard is having a tough go at it, and it's not about to get any easier. Lillard reportedly has a separated rib, and he and the Portland Trail Blazers now face an extremely steep uphill battle to dig themselves out of a three-games-to-none series deficit against the Warriors in the Western Conference finals. Game 4 is Monday night, and if Lillard and his backcourt mate CJ McCollum don't find a way to be more efficient scorers -- they've combined for 35.2 percent shooting from the field thus far -- it could mean the end of Portland's season.