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How to handle Ja Morant’s injury for the Grizzlies

Rookie point guard suffered injury in Monday’s game. We break down what his absence would mean for your fantasy lineup.

Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant dribbles the ball in the second half against the Indiana Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.  Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports

Memphis Grizzlies PG Ja Morant (back) is being listed as questionable to play in Wednesday’s game vs. the Los Angeles Clippers. Morant briefly left Monday’s contest vs. the Indiana Pacers. He came back and finished with 19 points and 10 assists in 30 minutes. Now, it’s unclear if he’ll miss time or not. Let’s see how it would impact the Grizzlies’ rotation.

Fantasy Basketball Analysis: Memphis Grizzlies PG Ja Morant

So the Grizz would be in a very tough spot if Morant would be out. For one, he’s their leading scorer at just over 19 points per game and he’s the leader on the floor. Sure, Patrick Beverley likely would have held the rookie in check, but now Memphis is in even worse shape. Dillon Brooks will likely take over as the primary scorer on offense. Tyus Jones will most likely enter the starting lineup and would be a decent value play. Kyle Anderson (heel) is also questionable to play. If he’s able to give it a go, he may play minutes at point guard as well.