Grizzlies‘ Ja Morant leaves the game against the Nets in a wheelchair after a left ankle sprain. To undergo an MRI scan on Tuesday

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And Morant Aggressive play style is part of what makes him especially talented, but it also makes him vulnerable to injuries. Frightening hiccups resulted in the absence of some matches last season, and in Monday’s match against Brooklyn NetworksMorant suffered what the team described as a sprain in his left ankle. Fortunately, there is no break, depending on Adrian Wojnarowski from ESPNThe team is now awaiting the results of the MRI scans scheduled for Tuesday.

The injury came with a stay of 2:43 in the second quarter and grizzly Leading the nets 51-45. Timothy Lowa Cabarrot He climbed for the jump, and Morant, flying behind him, made an unremitting attempt to block his shot. Instead, he landed on Luwawu-Cabarrot’s foot, and it appears that he sprained his ankle. He immediately jumped off the field in great pain and was forced to return to the locker room in a wheelchair.

Morant started the season severely ripped, with an average of 36 points and eight assists in the Grizzlies‘ first two matches of the season. Memphis can’t afford to lose it to any meaningful period of time given the other injuries it is already dealing with. Garen Jackson Jr. has yet to play this season due to a knee injury, and Justis Winslow He’s still recovering from a hip injury he sustained in training before the Orlando bubble restart.

Sure enough, Brooklyn was six goals behind when Morant fell, and by the first half, they had already regained the lead, 55-54. The Grizzlies need the Morant if they plan to press for the playoffs in the highly competitive Western Conference.

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