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Grizzlies' Ja Morant leaves game with knee injury

Field Level Media
27 Nov 2021, 13:05 GMT+10

Grizzlies star Ja Morant left in the first quarter of Memphis' Friday game against the visiting Atlanta Hawks due to a left knee injury.

Morant was dribbling in the paint, fending off a double-team before retreating. He came up hopping, avoiding putting weight on the left leg after passing the ball. He was helped to the locker room.

The 2019-20 NBA Rookie of the Year and Grizzlies' leader in both scoring (25.3 points per game) and assists (7.1 per game) on the season, returned in the third quarter wearing street clothes. He was limping per the (Memphis) Commercial Appeal but did not use crutches.

--Field Level Media

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