Ja Morant was seen getting shots up and dribbling during the portion of Thursday morning's shootaround that was open to reporters. Morant, who sustained a left knee sprain in last Friday's game against the Hawks, had no brace or crutches as he shot his way around the three-point line. The 22-year-old is listed as out for tonight's game against the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Josh Giddey and Derrick Favors both have the flu and will be out Wednesday night. Tre Mann started in Giddey’s place Wednesday against the Rockets.
EST BOTTOM LINE: Mississippi goes for its fifth straight win over ranked opponents against No. Memphis . Mississippi's last loss vs a ranked opponent came against the then-No.