UPDATE: Grizzlies’ Ja Morant has left knee sprain, per initial exams.
ANALYSIS: Adrian Wojnarowski added that there will be additional testing done on Morant's knee sprain to determine the severity, which will give the team a clearer sense of when Morant can be expected back on the court.
More testing to come on Ja Morant's left knee and that'll give the Grizzlies a clearer sense of the sprain's severity. Once that's done, Memphis will know better a timetable on a return. Morant's had a monster season -- and he will be back to complete it.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) November 27, 2021
Morant exited the Grizzlies-Hawks game with 3:12 remaining in the first quarter. Morant was holding his left leg in pain and had to helped off the court by trainers and teammates.
Ja Morant seems to have suffered an ankle injury in the 1st Quarter.— Bally Sports: Grizzlies (@GrizzOnBally) November 27, 2021
Will keep you updated on the latest. pic.twitter.com/abzoW6xmKC
Morant is in the midst of a career season with Memphis, averaging 25.3 points, 7.1 assists and 5.8 rebounds per game.
Morant tweeted the following message after exiting the game: