A judge says lawyers for Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant are allowed to argue that he was acting in self-defense as part of a lawsuit accusing him of assaulting a teenager during a pickup basketball game at the NBA star’s house
Marcus Smart left the court in the first quarter with a left ankle injury and didn’t return. The veteran guard struggled to put weight on his foot after landing awkwardly on Reaves’ foot. Smart will be re-evaluated when Memphis returns home.
Former Memphis Grizzly and current Houston Rockets guard-forward Dillon Brooks has been fined $25,000 for making inappropriate contact with Indiana Pacers center Daniel Theis in the groin area during Tuesday’s game at the Toyota Center in Houston, according to the NBA.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver expressed disappointment Tuesday that Memphis guard Ja Morant apparently held a firearm again on social media this past weekend, but did not predict what punishment the league may impose.