Ja Morant and the Memphis Grizzlies are on their way to Portland to face off against the Trail Blazers. Morant has been amazing for Memphis so far averaging around 33.3 points per game. during this stretch of amazing performances from Ja, the Grizzlies have won 4 games and lost 3.
Ja Morant this season:
— Hoop Central (@TheHoopCentral) November 1, 2022
The Blazers on the other hand is having an amazing season backed by some stellar performances from Damian Lillard. They currently have the second-best record in the West with 5 wins and only 1 loss.
Ja has already solidified himself as a superstar and will only look to take it further in their matchup against the Blazers.
The Grizzlies will be missing some of their better players against the Blazers
Memphis won’t be able to face the blazers at full strength this time around since some amazing players like Jaren Jackson Jr., Danny Green, and Ziaire Williams are all out with injuries.
S. Adams – Jaw Soreness
D. Bane – RT Ankle Soreness
J. LaRavia – Non-COVID Illness
D. Green – LT Knee Surgery Recovery
J. Jackson Jr. – RT Foot Surgery Recovery
Z. Williams – RT Patellar Tendinitis
— Grizzlies PR (@GrizzliesPR) November 2, 2022
With the loss of such talent, the Grizzlies might have a tough time against the Blazers who are currently on a roll.
Memphis Grizzlies injury report
- Danny Green (knee) – Out
- Jaren Jackson Jr. (foot) – Out
- Ziaire Williams (knee) – Out
Memphis Grizzlies expected roster
- Ja Morant
- Desmond Bane
- Santi Aldama
- John Konchar
- Dillon Brooks
Portland Trail Blazers injury Report
The Blazers will be facing off against the Grizzlies without their best player Damian Lillard. Head coach Chauncey Billups confirmed that Dame will be out on Wednesday against the Grizzlies, apart from him the Blazers will also be missing Gary Payton II, Olivier Sarr, and Trendon Watford
- Damian Lillard (calf) – Out
- Gary Payton II (abdomen) – Out
- Olivier Sarr (wrist) – Out
- Trendon Watford (hip) – Out
Portland Trail Blazers expected roster
- Anfernee Simons
- Josh Hart
- Jerami Grant
- Jusuf Nurkic
- Keon Johnson
Can the Memphis Grizzlies stop the Blazers’ hype train?
Now that we have received confirmation that the Blazers will be playing without Damian Lillard it shouldn’t come as a surprise if the Grizzlies are able to steal the game away from them. It will be exciting to see what type of game plan Portland will take the court with.