Memphis Grizzlies next three games postponed

from the nba: The Memphis Grizzlies’ next three games — Friday, Jan. 22 at Portland and Sunday, Jan. 24 and Monday, Jan. 25 vs. Sacramento — have been postponed in accordance with the NBA’s Health and Safety Protocols. The games are being postponed due to unavailable players for the Grizzlies and contact tracing for other players on their roster, and in order to ensure the health and safety of players on both teams.

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Blazers and Grizzlies game postponed due to Health and Safety Protocols

In what is becoming more commonplace, it seems yet another NBA game has been postponed due to covid-related issues, or as it now commonly known, “Health and Safety Protocols.” From the NBA NEW YORK, Jan. 20, 2021 – The National Basketball Association game scheduled for tonight between the Memphis Grizzlies and Portland Trail Blazers at Moda Center has been postponed in accordance with the league’s Health and Safety Protocols. Because of ongoing contact tracing within the Grizzlies, the team will not have the league-required eight available players to proceed with…

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Ja Morant to return against 76ers

Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant will be back in the team’s lineup tonight when they tangle with the depleted Philadelphia 76ers. Morant is coming off a eight game absence with a sprained ankle.

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Ja Morant out 3-5 weeks with Grade 2 ankle sprain

From nba.com staff: Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant will be sidelined for the next 3-5 weeks after being diagnosed with a Grade 2 left ankle sprain, the team announced on Tuesday. Morant suffered the injury during Monday night’s game against the Brooklyn Nets when he landed on the foot of Nets guard Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot in the second quarter. The reigning Kia NBA Rookie of the Year, who returned to the bench wearing a walking boot in the fourth quarter of the Grizzlies’ overtime win, had averaged 36 points and eight…

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Memphis Grizzlies unveils City Edition uniforms

From nba.com: Memphis has a rich history of soul and music that has long shaped the city. In the 2020-21 season, the Memphis Grizzlies are trying to capture some of the essence of that with their City Edition uniforms. The Grizzlies’ new look pays homage to both Stax Records — one of soul music’s great record labels — as well as Memphis singer/songwriter Isaac Hayes. The all-black uniforms feature gold detailing and embossed design that, per the team, “serves as a tribute to the sounds and artists that defined the deep-rooted…

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Memphis Grizzlies announces seeding schedule

Via the Memphis Grizzlies: The Memphis Grizzlies will resume the 2019-20 season on Friday, July 31 against the Portland Trail Blazers at The Arena at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World in Orlando, the NBA announced tonight. The Grizzlies are one of 22 teams that will be resuming the season and will compete in eight “seeding games” to determine the participants and order for the 2020 NBA Playoffs. Earlier today, the NBA and National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) announced that they have finalized a comprehensive…

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Memphis Grizzlies sign Anthony Tolliver to ten-day deal

According to The Athletic and Stadium’s Shams Charania, Memphis Grizzlies signed free agent Anthony Tolliver to a ten-day contract. Charania adds that the free agent had several suitors after agreeing to a buyout with the Sacramento Kings, for whom he only appeared in nine games after being traded there, along with Kent Bazemore in exchange for Trevor Ariza, Wenyen Gabriel and former Blazer Caleb Swanigan.  Between the Trail Blazers and Kings, Tolliver appeared in 42 games, averaging 3.3 points, 2.9 rebounds and 0.8 assists. To make room for Tolliver, the…

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Zach Randolph is hanging his sneakers up

Zach Randolph is calling it a career. Z-Bo told TMZ Sports that playing in the Association is no longer on his mind. Randolph did not appear in one game in 2018-19 and the Dallas Mavericks waived him in February after acquiring the vet in a trade with the Kings. Z-Bo was drafted back in 2001 out of Michigan State by the Portland Jail Blazers, where he would spend his first six seasons. In his time as a Blazer, he averaged 16.0 points and 7.7 rebounds per game , including his…

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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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