March 4, 2024

Grizzlies’ GG Jackson out Monday after violating team rule

Memphis Grizzlies ahead GG Jackson is inactive for Monday’s sport towards the New Orleans Pelicans attributable to a violation of a team rule, in line with head coach Taylor Jenkins.

Jenkins didn’t elaborate additional on the character of the violation however stated he anticipated Jackson to be again for Wednesday’s sport towards the Houston Rockets.

Jackson, who simply turned 19 in December, has been one of many few brilliant spots this season for an injury-ravaged Grizzlies team. Since he began getting constant minutes again on Jan. 13, Jackson has averaged 13.4 factors whereas capturing 45.7% from the sphere and 38.8% from 3. He had a career-high 27 factors off the bench in Thursday’s loss to the Chicago Bulls.

Jackson agreed on a four-year contract together with three assured seasons final week, sources advised ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. He had been on a two-way deal after being chosen within the second spherical within the 2023 NBA draft out of South Carolina.