Tag: Ja Morant

Memphis Grizzlies point guard Ja Morant blows by defenders at Barclay’s Arena in Brooklyn. (Image: Kathy Willens/AP)

Air Ja Grounded 3-5 Weeks, Morant Ankle Injury Update

The Memphis Grizzlies lost Ja Morant to an ankle injury in the third game of the season and early estimates suggest Morant could miss three to five weeks with a grade 2 sprain. Training staff removed Morant from the floor in a wheelchair. Tests revealed a severe sprained ankle, but […]

Memphis Grizzlies rookie sensation, Ja Morant, tomahawks a dunk against the Charlotte Hornets. (Image: Karen Pulfer Focht/AP)

NBA Weekend: Toronto Winning Streak, Hot Griz, Saturday Night Zion

The Toronto Raptors won 12 games in a row, which set a new franchise record, but the Indiana Pacers are trying to avenge a 1-point loss from Wednesday evening. Rookie sensation, Ja Morant, and the Memphis Grizzlies are running hot since New Year’s Eve with a 13-4 record in 2020. […]

Memphis Grizzlies rookie PG, Ja Morant, soars for a slam dunk against the Cleveland Cavaliers in December 2019 in Memphis. (Image: David Liam Kyle/Getty)

High-Flying Ja Morant Leading Candidate for NBA Rookie of Year

Ja Morant, point guard for the Memphis Grizzlies, is the leading contender for NBA Rookie of the Year and, even though he turned down an invite to the annual NBA Dunk Contest, he’s been throwing down jaw-dropping dunks during the first half of the season. Morant, 20, leads all NBA […]

Memphis Grizzlies rookie point guard Ja Morant is helped off the court after a nasty fall against the Indiana Pacers. (Image: Andy Lyons/Getty)

Ja Morant Nasty Fall, Memphis Rookie Week-to-Week with Back Spasms

Ja Morant, the Memphis Grizzlies point guard and Rookie of the Year candidate, will miss this week of action with back spasms. The Grizzlies (6-13) listed Morant as week-to-week on their injury report after he suffered a back injury when he fell into a group of a camera men behind […]