Grizzlies guard Ja Morant is not going to return towards the Hawks on Friday after struggling a left knee damage.
Morant pulled up after some decrease physique contact with Hawks ahead John Collins late within the first quarter. The Grizzlies star was not in a position to put strain on his left leg.
As he limped off the ground with 3:12 remaining within the first, Morant made his solution to the bench earlier than being helped to the locker room. He left the sport with two factors, one rebound and one help in 9 minutes of motion. It’s unclear the severity of the damage.
Morant, 22, missed eight video games within the 2020-21 season with a left ankle damage. The third-year guard is within the midst of a breakout season, ranked eighth within the NBA in scoring at 25.3 factors per recreation whereas capturing 48% from the sector and 36% from three.
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