The second-seed Memphis Grizzlies will be sweating on the availability of Ja Morant after the superstar guard went down injured in a 128-112 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers on Monday.
The Grizzlies were right in the hunt with the Lakers heading into the final five minutes of the teams’ opening playoffs game before heading to the locker room with a hand injury.
Morant had gone up to contest Anthony Davis and came down hard on his right hand, later reappearing on the bench taped up as the Lakers stormed home for a big win.
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Grizzlies coach Taylor Jenkins said post-game that Morant is “in some pain” but that the X-rays came back negative, with the…