Grizzlies’ Ja Morant listed as week-to-week with back spasms

Ja Morant
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The Memphis Grizzlies announced that rookie guard Ja Morant will not play against the Minnesota Timberwolves, due to back spasms.

The Grizzlies released a statement on Saturday (30/11), mentioning that Morant’s status is considered “week-to-week.”

Morant first experienced the back spasms on Monday (25/11) in a 126-114 loss to the Indiana Pacers. He aggravated the back spasms on Friday (29/11) in a 103-94 loss to the Utah Jazz.

Morant, the No. 2 overall pick, has been averaging 18.6 points, 3.2 rebounds and 6.4 assists this season.