The Grizzlies' next three games have been postponed as the NBA is adjusting how it handles COVID-19 exposures by essentially parking teams and taking them out of circulation, sources say
The Grizzlies did not have the league-required eight available players to proceed with Wednesday's game against the Trail Blazers, in accordance with the league's healthy and safety protocols.
Portland Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic, who fractured his right wrist last week against the Indiana Pacers, underwent surgery and will be reevaluated in six weeks, the team said.
Zach talks to Kevin Arnovitz about the new-look Nets, Giannis, the frisky Grizzlies, the Jazz, injuries in Portland, and much more.
Kevin Pelton breaks down the ramifications of the CJ McCollum and Jusuf Nurkic injuries.
Trail Blazers shooting guard CJ McCollum will miss at least the next four weeks after additional testing revealed a small fracture in his left foot and a midfoot sprain, the team announced Monday night.
— LaMarcus Aldridge had 22 points, DeMar DeRozan had 20 points and 11 assists as the San Antonio Spurs defeated the Portland Trail Blazers 125-104 on Monday.
Blazers guard CJ McCollum's left foot sprain will be reevaluated in a week, coach Terry Stotts said Monday.
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— Damian Lillard scored 36 points and the Portland Trail Blazers rebounded from a first-half deficit to beat the Atlanta Hawks 112-106 on Saturday night.
Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic exited Thursday's loss to the Pacers with a right wrist fracture in the third quarter.
— Domantas Sabonis had 23 points and 15 rebounds to lead the Indiana Pacers past the Portland Trail Blazers 111-87 on Thursday night.
J&J: The guys go deep on the Harden-to-Brooklyn trade. Plus, risking it all for an import and your voicemails
This is the Jalen & Jacoby podcast-exclusive hour, coming to you every Tuesday and Thursday. The guys cover the James Harden-to-Brooklyn trade on the TV show, before turning off the camera and cracking the mics to get into the real implications of Harden teaming up with Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant (23:27). They discuss why they don’t think the Nets will win a championship this year, concerns about the team’s front court depth, Durant at the five, why did the Rockets got Victor Oladipo, why the trade is great for the game, rumors that Durant and Irving aren’t talking, if Jalen would risk is all for an import with the NBA’s new COVID-19 restrictions and Urban Meyer likely heading to Jacksonville. Plus, voicemails on what to do when your barber gets coronavirus and a Cultural or Regional on Eminem.
— Damian Lillard scored eight of his season-high 40 points in the final four minutes, and the Portland Trail Blazers tied a franchise record with 23 3-pointers to beat the Sacramento Kings 132-126 on Wednesday night for their fourth straight victory.
— CJ McCollum scored 30 points, including the go-ahead jumper with 9.6 seconds left to give the Portland Trail Blazers a 112-111 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Monday night.