Australian Josh Green stepped up in a big way but it was not enough for the Dallas Mavericks, who fell to a 104-88 defeat to the Memphis Grizzlies on Tuesday [AEDT].
Both teams were down star players, with Kyrie Irving (right foot soreness), Luka Doncic (left thigh strain) and Christian Wood (right foot soreness) sidelined by injury, while Ja Morant remains unavailable for Memphis.
The Grizzlies confirmed last week that Morant would miss at least four games after posting a video of himself waving a gun in a nightclub, with the NBA still investigating the incident.
It was later reported on Tuesday by ESPN that Morant has since entered a counselling program, with no timetable in place for his return.
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