Ja Morant’s Injury Status with the Memphis Grizzlies

Ja Morant (born August 10, 1999) is an American professional basketball player for the National Basketball Association’s Memphis Grizzlies (NBA). The most recent news on Memphis Grizzlies forward Ja Morant.

Latest Injury Status Grizzlies’ Ja Morant


STATUS: Active

UPDATE (Apr. 28):

Ja Morant is ready for Game 6 against the L.A Lakers.

In game 5, Ja Morant had 31 points and 10 rebounds.

Despite a hand injury, Morant finished as one of two Grizzlies players with 30 or more points, a double-double, and three assists shy of a triple-double.

Morant, who led the team in assists and tied for the team lead in rebounding, has at least 30 points, five rebounds, and five assists in two tournament games.

UPDATE (Apr. 26):

Ja Morant is ready for Game 5 against the L.A Lakers.

UPDATE (Apr. 24):

Ja Morant scored 45 points on 50% shooting in Game 3. He also grabbed nine rebounds, handed out 13 assists, and had only three turnovers. All while shooting with his damaged right hand.

Despite wearing a brace on his injured right hand, Morant was excellent throughout, scoring 24 points in the fourth quarter to put the Grizzles within striking distance.

The effort ultimately fell short, but Memphis will need similar productivity from Morant in the future if they expect to preserve the series.

UPDATE (Apr. 19):

Ja Morant (hand) is questionable for Wednesday’s game versus the LA Lakers.

UPDATE (Apr. 18):

Ja Morant will be evaluated further over the next few days before Game 2 of the series on Wednesday. The star guard told reporters that he is in “a lot of pain” and that his participation in the next game is “in jeopardy.”

UPDATE (Apr. 17):

According to Chris Herrington of The Daily Memphian, coach Taylor Jenkins stated that X-rays on Morant’s injured right hand came back negative, but more evaluations will take place in the coming days.

Morant, who was unable to return to Sunday’s Game 1 loss to the Lakers, is in “some pain,” according to Jenkins, but the extent of his ailment is yet unknown.

Tyus Jones would receive all the run he could handle in a starting role if he were to miss Game 2 on Wednesday. During the game, he stated that he may sit Wednesday, but his status will be determined by how he feels in the coming days.

UPDATE (Apr. 16):

Ja Morant sat out the Grizzlies’ regular-season finale with soreness in his right hand but was given the green light ahead of Sunday’s contest.

Considering he has had a full week off from game action, Morant should be expected to be a full-go and resume his starting point guard spot.

UPDATE (Apr. 09):

Ja Morant (right hand soreness) is doubtful to play against the Thunder on Sunday.

UPDATE (Apr. 07):

Ja Morant (hip) is not listed as injured for Friday’s game.

Morant sat out Wednesday’s game due to left hip soreness, but the problem appears to be minor, and he should return to his regular starting point guard role on Friday.