NBA Basketball

Portland Trail Blazers (8-6)

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L 104-125
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Grizzlies-Blazers called off; NBA stresses new protocols

Contact tracing issues for the Memphis Grizzlies meant they would not have enough players eligible to play in Portland on Wednesday night, leading to the 16th game postponement for coronavirus-related reasons by the NBA this season.

Of those, 15 have come since Jan. 10 and the number could rise again soon: Memphis is scheduled to play in Portland on Friday as well. The league has not made any announcement about whether that game will happen as planned.

By NBA rule, teams must have eight eligible players for games; the Grizzlies would not meet that threshold because of "ongoing contact tracing," the league said.

Points: Damian Lillard28.1
Rebounds: Enes Kanter9.3
Assists: Damian Lillard6.7
FG%: Enes Kanter62.1%
Steals: Robert Covington1.50
Blocks: Derrick Jones Jr.0.93
Defense (Rank)
Points: 115.9 (26)
Rebounds: 47.4 (27)
Assists: 25.9 (23)
FG%: 47.1% (23)
FT%: 79.7% (27)
3P%: 36.1% (12)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 114.9 (8)
Rebounds: 43.9 (21)
Assists: 21.7 (29)
FG%: 43.8% (28)
FT%: 81.0% (4)
3P%: 37.4% (8)
Northwest Division
  W L Pct GB
Utah 11 4 .733 --
Portland 8 6 .571 2.5
Denver 7 7 .500 3.5
Oklahoma City 6 7 .462 4.0
Minnesota 3 11 .214 7.5
Full Standings
Date Player Transactions
11/25/2020 Keljin Blevins Signed as Free Agent Two-way contract
11/22/2020 Robert Covington Traded for Trevor Ariza
11/22/2020 Rodney Hood Re-Signed
11/22/2020 Derrick Jones Jr. Signed as Free Agent
11/22/2020 CJ Elleby Signed as Free Agent
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Date Player Status
1/18/2021 CJ McCollum Left foot strain
1/14/2021 Jusuf Nurkic Fractured right wrist
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