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Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant (12) reacts after an assist to center Jonas Valanciunas (17) in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Lakers, Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)

Grizzlies expecting Jackson, Winslow back by next week

Mar. 9, 2020 5:08 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Grizzlies are expecting forward Jaren Jackson Jr. to return from an injured left knee within the next week along with Justise Winslow also making his debut with Memphis in that same time span. Memphis gave an injury update Monday. Jackson hurt his knee Feb. 21 in a road loss to...

Atlanta Hawks center Damian Jones (30) defends against a shot by Memphis Grizzlies center Gorgui Dieng during the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, March 2, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)

Dieng leads 9 scorers in double figures, Memphis routs Hawks

Mar. 2, 2020 10:42 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Gorgui Dieng had 17 points and 10 rebounds, leading nine Memphis scorers in double figures, and the Grizzlies pulled away in the second half for a 127-88 win over the cold-shooting Atlanta Hawks on Monday night. Memphis, trying to protect its No. 8 spot in the Western Conference playoff...

Sacramento Kings forward Harrison Barnes (40) drives to the basket while defended by Memphis Grizzlies guards De'Anthony Melton (0) and Dillon Brooks (24) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Feb. 28, 2020, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Nikki Boertman)

De'Aaron Fox scores 25 points, Kings beat Grizzlies 104-101

Feb. 29, 2020 12:11 AM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — De’Aaron Fox didn’t decide until shortly before game time that he would play against the Memphis Grizzlies. His appearance moved the Sacramento Kings closer to the playoffs. Fox, who sat out Thursday’s loss at Oklahoma City with lower right abdominal tightness,...

World forward Brandon Clarke, of the Memphis Grizzlies, dunks against the U.S. during the first half of the NBA Rising Stars basketball game in Chicago, Friday, Feb. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Grizzlies rookie Brandon Clarke out with injured quadriceps

Feb. 25, 2020 9:33 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis rookie forward Brandon Clarke hurt his right quadriceps and will be re-valuated in two weeks. The Grizzlies updated Clarke's status Tuesday night. Clarke left Monday night's 124-97 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers after playing only three minutes with what was called hip...

Los Angeles Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard, left, shoots as Memphis Grizzlies guard De'Anthony Melton defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Clippers snap 3-game skid with 124-97 rout of Grizzlies

Feb. 25, 2020 2:19 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kawhi Leonard and the Los Angeles Clippers served notice on Monday night just how dominant they can be with a healthy roster. Leonard scored 25 points in three quarters as the Clippers snapped a three-game losing streak with a 124-97 rout of the Memphis Grizzlies. Montrezl Harrell had 22...

U.S. forward Miles Bridges, of the Charlotte Hornets, holds the MVP trophy after the NBA Rising Stars basketball game in Chicago, Friday, Feb. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Bridges, Zion lead U.S. over World in Rising Stars Challenge

Feb. 15, 2020 8:55 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Miles Bridges soared like his boss in Chicago. Zion Williamson delivered his share of punishing dunks, even damaging the rim. It all added up to a high-flying start to the All-Star weekend. Bridges scored 20 points and took MVP honors, Eric Paschall added 23 more and the U.S. beat the World...

Memphis Grizzlies forward Brandon Clarke (15) shoots against Portland Trail Blazers center Hassan Whiteside (21) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)

Clarke leads Grizzlies to a 111-104 win over Trail Blazers

Feb. 13, 2020 12:01 AM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies cushioned their lead for the final playoff spot in the West on a night when Portland’s Damian Lillard injured his groin. Brandon Clarke matched his career high with 27 points, Ja Morant had 20 points and nine assists as the Grizzlies went into the...

Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant (12) gestures after a basket during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Washington Wizards, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, in Washington. The Grizzlies won 106-99. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Surprising Grizzlies ahead of team's rebuilding schedule

Feb. 10, 2020 5:20 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies' rebuilding plan is ahead of even the most optimistic schedule, They have won more games before the All-Star break than predicted and currently hold the No. 8 spot in the Western Conference standings. “We had high hopes for what this group could become,...

New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson (1) make a move to the basket next to Memphis Grizzlies forward Solomon Hill (44) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Friday, Jan. 31, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Zion scores 24, Pelicans pound Memphis 139-111

Feb. 1, 2020 12:11 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Zion Williamson even surprised himself when he vaulted upward to snare an overthrown alley-oop lob with his left hand, switched the ball to his right hand and laid it in before tumbling across the baseline. “It was one of those things where I just tried to make something of it,...

Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant (12) shoots against Denver Nuggets forward Michael Porter Jr. (1) in the second half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)

Doncic, Young lead list for Rising Stars game at All-Star

Jan. 31, 2020 12:24 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — All-Star starters Luka Doncic of Dallas and Trae Young of Atlanta headlined the list of players released Friday to participate in the Rising Stars game at All-Star weekend in Chicago. Also on the list: likely rookie of the year frontrunner Ja Morant of Memphis, and No. 1 overall draft pick...