The season from hell continues for the Memphis Grizzlies.
The Grizzlies discovered themselves in fairly the conundrum for Sunday’s sport in opposition to the Boston Celtics. Xavier Tillman, Derrick Rose, Vince Williams Jr, John Konchar and Santi Aldama have been all dominated out with accidents on the day of.
In the meantime, Ziaire Williams and Jaren Jackson Jr. acquired dominated out the day earlier than with accidents of their very own. These seven gamers joined the Grizzlies’ longer-term absentees — Brandon Clarke, Ja Morant, Marcus Good, Desmond Bane, Jake LaRavia and newly-acquired Victor Oladipo.
For these maintaining rating at residence, that’s 13 (!) gamers dominated with damage for one sport. In consequence, their solely two standard-contract gamers left standing from the beginning of the 12 months (Luke Kennard and David Roddy) have been basically despatched out to play in opposition to Boston with the Unhealthy Information Bears.
Tim MacMahon of ESPN famous that the Grizzlies trotted out three gamers on two-way contracts (Scotty Pippen Jr., GG Jackson and Jacob Gilyard) and three gamers on 10-day hardship offers (Trey Jemison, Matthew Damage and Tosan Evbuomwan) to satisfy the eight-player minimal with a purpose to keep away from a forfeit.