The Memphis Grizzlies can be with out their finest participant after they face the Boston Celtics at TD Backyard on Wednesday evening.
Grizzlies level guard Ja Morant is anticipated to overlook the subsequent three to 5 weeks with a Grade 2 ankle sprain, the crew introduced Tuesday.
Morant suffered the harm in Monday evening’s recreation versus the Brooklyn Nets. He was contesting a shot and landed on Nets guard Timothé Luwawu-Cabarrot’s foot. Morant was in rapid ache and needed to be taken to the locker room in a wheelchair.
Morant shouldn’t be the one notable Memphis participant sidelined as a consequence of harm. One other one is Jaren Jackson Jr. The No. 4 choose within the 2018 NBA Draft suffered a torn meniscus through the league’s restart within the bubble over the summer season. He’s out indefinitely.
The Grizzlies have been nonetheless capable of beat the Nets 116-111 regardless of dropping Morant, though Brooklyn was resting its two superstars in Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving.
The Celtics have gained 9 consecutive video games versus the Grizzlies relationship again to the 2015-16 season.