Grizzlies’ Ja Morant says he’s ‘not completely better’; coach expects guard will play Wednesday

MEMPHIS — Ja Morant said he is “not completely better” after spending more than a week receiving mental health and life counseling in Florida, adding Tuesday it was his decision to seek the counseling while being suspended by the NBA for brandishing a firearm in public while intoxicated. In explaining the ongoing counseling he’s receiving, … Read more

Memphis Grizzlies’ Ja Morant to be ‘away from the team’ after Instagram video appears to show him holding a gun

CNN — Memphis Grizzlies star Ja Morant apologized via his representation Saturday after posting a video of himself earlier in the day, appearing to hold a gun. “I take full responsibility for my actions last night,” the statement read. “I’m sorry to my family, teammates, coaches, fans, partners, the city of Memphis and the entire … Read more

NBA player poll: All-Stars on biggest trash-talker, who they’d like to win a ring and more

SALT LAKE CITY—The NBA season is too long. League officials point to team medical data that shows it is unsafe for most players to play all 82 games. But should there be incentives to entice starters and stars to suit up more often? Those were two major takeaways from the All-Star weekend that was. Another? … Read more