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GBB Mailbag: Ja’s Ceiling/Will Memphis be dealing?

GBB Mailbag: Ja’s Ceiling/Will Memphis be dealing?

Photo by Justin Ford/ How good can Morant become? The Memphis Grizzlies are above .500 after defeating a clear playoff favorite in the Western Conference on national television while not getting any contributions from two of their best five or so players. What a time to be alive. Not too long ago, when the team’s young superstar Ja Morant went down with a grade 2 ankle sprain, there were some clamoring for a tank job if Ja were to be out for an extended period. Dreams of Jalen Suggs and Cade Cunningham were running through the heads of members of Grizz Nation. Those...
Ja Morant on Grizzlies winning five consecutive games after beating Phoenix Suns

Ja Morant on Grizzlies winning five consecutive games after beating Phoenix Suns

Ja Morant on Xavier Tillman's first start, the Grizzlies' resilience and why tanking isn't an option with this team        
ClutchPoints Jan 18, 2021
Ja Morant flexes clutch gene with 5-word tweet

Ja Morant flexes clutch gene with 5-word tweet

Thanks to Ja Morant’s late-game heroics, the Memphis Grizzlies picked up a win over the Phoenix Suns on Monday. After the game, Morant flexed his clutch gene with a five-word tweet. Morant retweeted his crucial layup against a hoard of Suns defenders with a caption that boasted of how he approaches the fourth quarter. The […] The post Ja Morant flexes clutch gene with 5-word tweet appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Ja Morant, Grizzlies make nationally televised statement on MLK Day: Forget the tanking talk | Giannotto

Ja Morant, Grizzlies make nationally televised statement on MLK Day: Forget the tanking talk | Giannotto

The Grizzlies are winning games at a pace few expected again, and the rest of the NBA is taking notice after their MLK Day win over Phoenix.        
ClutchPoints Jan 17, 2021
Ja Morant lets out 6-word reaction to first game back after injury

Ja Morant lets out 6-word reaction to first game back after injury

After an eight-game absence, Memphis Grizzlies point guard Ja Morant recently recovered from his ankle injury and made his way back in their tilt against the Philadelphia 76ers. After the game, he expressed his excitement to rejoin and contribute to the team after three weeks on the sidelines, per Rob Fischer. “12 is back, ya […] The post Ja Morant lets out 6-word reaction to first game back after injury appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Grizzly Bear Blues Jan 17, 2021
Report Card: One Sweet Day for Memphis

Report Card: One Sweet Day for Memphis

Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Grizzlies extend their win streak to four with 106-104 win Clap your hands...everybody...the Memphis Grizzlies...beat the 76ers! It’s not always pretty but the Memphis Grizzlies extended their winning streak to four thanks to their 106-104 victory over Philadelphia. Saturday night saw the return of the Ja Morant to the starting lineup after an 8 game absence. Morant couldn’t catch a break early but he made his presence felt to begin the 2nd quarter with an electrifying dunk that under normal circumstances would have blown the roof off...
Grizzly Bear Blues Jan 17, 2021
The Long View: Basketball is fun with Ja Morant

The Long View: Basketball is fun with Ja Morant

Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Ja returns and Xavier Tillman has a big night! The Grizzlies made their return back to FedExForum after a road trip that was shortened due to Friday night’s postponement due to COVID issues with the Minnesota Timberwolves. Friday’s postponement gave the Grizzlies 3 days off between games, instead of the scheduled back to back. The headline heading into last night’s game was the return of Ja Morant. Morant suffered a Grade 2 ankle sprain on December 28th but after “attacking rehab hard” per Taylor Jenkins, Ja returned to action a...
Ja Morant on his return to Grizzlies from a sprained ankle

Ja Morant on his return to Grizzlies from a sprained ankle

Ja Morant had 17 points and six assists in his first game back from an injured ankle.        
Grizzly Bear Blues Jan 16, 2021
Quick Recap: Defense delivers victory for Memphis 106-104 over Philly

Quick Recap: Defense delivers victory for Memphis 106-104 over Philly

Justin Ford-USA TODAY Sports The Grizzlies youth and energy proved to be the difference as they won their fourth straight to reach .500. Back in action after their first postponed game due to COVID-19 on Friday Night, Saturday night was even more exciting due to the return of Ja Morant. Ja played his first game for the Grizzlies since December 28th and, to the surprise of no one, returned sooner than expected as a boost to the resurgent Grizzlies. Memphis entered the game with a three game winning streak; however, they were welcoming the Philadelphia 76ers, one of the...
Grizzlies' Ja Morant returns with authority on alley-oop dunk

Grizzlies' Ja Morant returns with authority on alley-oop dunk

Ja Morant's first field goal after missing eight games with an injury was an emphatic alley-oop off a pass from Kyle Anderson        
Grizzly Bear Blues Jan 16, 2021
Memphis Grizzlies vs. Philadelphia 76ers GameThread

Memphis Grizzlies vs. Philadelphia 76ers GameThread

Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Can the Grizzlies get beck to .500? The Memphis Grizzlies hit the hardwood tonight at FedEx Forum in Memphis after winning three straight games. A matchup with the Philadelphia 76ers who will be without Joel Embiid for this matchup. The Grizzlies have an opportunity to get back to .500 following a combination of a slow start and injuries to key guys. One guy who could potentially return tonight, Grizzlies point guard Ja Morant. He was elevated from OUT to QUESTIONABLE for last night’s game before the postponement. No news yet, but all...
ClutchPoints Jan 16, 2021
Grizzlies guard Ja Morant returns to action after missing 8 games

Grizzlies guard Ja Morant returns to action after missing 8 games

Memphis Grizzlies fans received some terrific news with the return of Ja Morant from injury. The 2019-20 Rookie of The Year Winner missed a total of eight games in two weeks after sustaining a Grade 2 ankle sprain in a regular-season game against the Brooklyn Nets last December. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski shared the welcome development […] The post Grizzlies guard Ja Morant returns to action after missing 8 games appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Live Updates | Grizzlies face Philadelphia 76ers in Ja Morant's return to action.

Live Updates | Grizzlies face Philadelphia 76ers in Ja Morant's return to action.

The Grizzlies return home to face the Piladelphia 76ers Saturday (7 p.m.)        
Grizzlies' Ja Morant back from injury, will start against Philadelphia 76ers Saturday

Grizzlies' Ja Morant back from injury, will start against Philadelphia 76ers Saturday

After missing eight games, Ja Morant will return ahead of schedule for the Grizzlies Saturday        
Grizzly Bear Blues Jan 16, 2021
Memphis Grizzlies vs Philadelphia 76ers Game Preview

Memphis Grizzlies vs Philadelphia 76ers Game Preview

Photo by Bill Baptist/NBAE via Grizzlies may luck into another favorable situation WHO: Memphis Grizzlies (5-6, 1-5 at home) vs Philadelphia 76ers (9-4, 2-3 away) WHEN: 7:00 PM CT WHERE: FedExForum in Memphis, Tennessee HOW TO WATCH/LISTEN: Fox Sports Southeast/NBA League Pass/92.9 FM ESPN Memphis INJURY REPORT: MEMPHIS: Jaren Jackson Jr. (Out, knee), Ja Morant (Questionable, ankle), Jontay Porter (Out, knee), Killian Tillie (Out, hamstring), Justise Winslow (Out, hip) PHILADELPHIA: Ben Simmons (Probable, Knee), Joel Embiid (Out,Knee), Seth Curry (Questionable,...

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