Ja Morant to play tonight against Golden State

Memphis Grizzlies rookie sensation Ja Morant will return to the lineup tonight when the team takes on the Golden State Warriors, according to Yahoo Sports’ Chris Haynes. Morant had missed the previous four games after suffering a sore back after a fall into the camera area on the baseline against the Indiana Pacers and has been diagnosed as week to week.

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Ja Morant “week to week”

Memphis Grizzlies rookie sensation Ja Morant is off to a tremendous start in his maiden NBAvoyage. In his first games, the number two overall selection has averaged 18.6 points, 6.4 assists and 3.2 rebounds per game. Saturday the Grizzlies gave an update on Morant’s medical status: He’s being termed “week-to-week” with an aggravated back ( could have happened on that spill he took into the cameras against the Pacers) and will need a “period of short-term off-loading , whatever that is.

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Jaren Jackson Jr. out against Rockets

Memphis Grizzlies big man Jaren Jackson Jr. won’t be in action when the teams takes on the Houston Rockets Monday night due to right knee soreness. The promising young big has started all five games this season, averaging 13.2 points, 5.4 rebounds and 1.6 blocks per contest.

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