Ja Morant returns after missing last nine games

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Ja Morant returns after missing last nine games
© Provided by HoopsHype Andrew Lopez: Grizzlies say Ja Morant will play and start tonight. Morant hasn’t played since March 18 with a sore right knee.

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Ja Morant returns with new custom “Watch Ya Head” Kobe 6s by @realSIERATO

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And a “Him.” tat 👀 pic.twitter.com/PVJqaNzz3o – 5:40 PM

Ja Morant returns after missing last nine games
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Ja Morant returns after missing last nine games
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Ja Morant returns after missing last nine games
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Ja Morant is back and starting today. He wore a bandage on his right knee in warmups. Grizzlies have their full starting five in tact right before the playoffs. Buckle up. pic.twitter.com/PWps5YPQl8 – 5:34 PM

Ja Morant returns after missing last nine games
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Pelicans starters tonight:

Devonte’ Graham

CJ McCollum

Herb Jones

Jaxson Hayes

Jonas Valanciunas

Ja Morant is also back for Memphis – 5:34 PM JD Shaw @JShawNBA

Grizzlies star Ja Morant (right knee soreness) will make his return tonight against the Pelicans, the team announced. – 5:34 PM Joe Mullinax @sbnGrizzlies

The Grizzlies have announced that Ja Morant will play and start tonight – 5:34 PM Marc Stein @TheSteinLine

The Grizzlies say Ja Morant (right knee soreness) is AVAILABLE and will start tonight against New Orleans. – 5:33 PM Christian Clark @cclark_13

Starters:

Devonte’ Graham

CJ McCollum

Herb Jones

Jaxson Hayes

Jonas Valanciunas

Ja Morant is going to play. He’s starting. – 5:33 PM Drew Hill @DrewHill_DM

Ja Morant is available to play tonight – 5:33 PM Andrew Lopez @_Andrew_Lopez

Grizzlies say Ja Morant will play and start tonight.

Morant hasn’t played since March 18 with a sore right knee. – 5:32 PM Adam Himmelsbach @AdamHimmelsbach

Helps that the Grizzlies have a game today but like every third person I’ve seen in Memphis is wearing a Ja Morant jersey. The guy has electrified this city. – 4:42 PM Meghan Triplett @Meghan_Triplett

Coach Jenkins said Ja Morant is a game-time decision. He will go through his pregame warm-up first.

Jenkins added that if Morant does play he will not play his “playoff minutes”. They want to be smart & intentional about not throwing him right into the high volume of minutes. – 4:31 PM Joe Mullinax @sbnGrizzlies

Coach Jenkins is here. Ja Morant is a game time decision but Jenkins is “hopeful” that Ja will play. – 4:19 PM Andrew Lopez @_Andrew_Lopez

Taylor Jenkins says Ja Morant is a game-time decision but that he’s “hopeful” Morant will play today.

Morant hasn’t played since March 18 because of a sore right knee. – 4:19 PM Joe Mullinax @sbnGrizzlies

Hello friends. @JoeMullinax with you for Grizzlies-Pelicans. A fella named Ja Morant may be playing in this one. Lets see what Grizzlies Head Coach Taylor Jenkins has to say. – 4:12 PM Pete Pranica @PetePranica

Interesting statistical note: For Ja Morant to remain on the NBA stats leaderboard, he would have to play in both games this weekend. Players must play in 70% of games (58 in 82 game season) to qualify. He’s played in 56 so far. – 12:28 PM Ja Morant @JaMorant

🙏🏽🙏🏽 – 11:35 AM Joe Mullinax @sbnGrizzlies

Ja Morant is back (possibly). Make your plans accordingly.

Memphis Grizzlies vs. New Orleans Pelicans Game Preview https://t.co/TynKKIhwHH pic.twitter.com/92Uoju9Mk1 – 8:30 AM

Ja Morant returns after missing last nine games
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Grizzlies star Ja Morant (right knee soreness) has been upgraded to QUESTIONABLE for the team’s game against the Pelicans on Saturday. – 6:03 PM Chris Haynes @ChrisBHaynes

Memphis Grizzlies star Ja Morant (knee) is listed as questionable for tomorrow’s game against the New Orleans Pelicans. – 6:01 PM Marc J. Spears @MarcJSpears

Grizzlies list Ja Morant (knee) as questionable for Pelicans game. – 6:00 PM

More on this storyline

Tim MacMahon: Grizzlies superstar Ja Morant has been upgraded to questionable for the first time since being sidelined by right knee soreness. He’s on track to chip off rust before playoffs. -via Twitter @espn_macmahon / April 8, 2022 The Grizzlies already clinched the No. 2 seed in the West. They can set a franchise-record for victories in a season by winning their final two games. They wrap up the regular season with a visit from New Orleans on Saturday before the finale Sunday night against Boston. Jenkins said they would like to have at least one game with their full contingent before the postseason. But health matters more. “If that’s not what’s the recommendation of the medical team, we don’t feel like that’s the smartest move, then we won’t do it,” Jenkins said. -via ESPN / April 8, 2022 Drew Hill: Taylor Jenkins said Ja Morant participated in 5-on-5 and that there is a chance he could play in one of the final two games of the regular season. He said he’s doing really well. -via Twitter @DrewHill_DM / April 7, 2022

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