Is Ja Morant playing tonight? Grizzlies vs. Warriors time, TV channel and live stream for Saturday NBA game


The Grizzlies have been without Ja Morant since March 5 when the All-Star guard stepped away from the team following a series of questionable decisions.

Memphis has gone 3-3 in six games without Morant. Interim starter Tyus Jones has stepped up in his absence to prove he is one of the best backup point guards in the NBA, averaging 16.3 points, 7.3 assists, 3.8 rebounds and 1.5 steals per game in that span.

The Grizzlies are set to take on their rival Warriors on Saturday, which is good news with the game being played in Memphis. Golden State has been one of the worst road teams in the NBA this season. It has lost nine consecutive away games and owns a 7-27 road record on the season — tied for the third-fewest road wins in the league.

Will Morant be available to return for the Grizzlies’ home game against the Warriors? The Sporting News has you covered with the latest updates on Morant’s situation below.

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Is Ja Morant playing tonight vs. Warriors?

Morant will not be available for Saturday’s game against the Warriors. Earlier this week, the NBA announced Morant has been suspended for eight games for “conduct detrimental to the league.”

The suspension was backdated to include the six games he already missed when he was away from the team. Morant will be eligible to return on Monday, March 20 against the Mavericks.

What channel is Grizzlies vs. Warriors on?

  • Date: Saturday, March 18
  • TV channel: NBA TV
  • Live streaming: Sling TV

Grizzlies vs. Mavericks will air on NBA TV. Viewers can also stream the game on Sling TV.

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Grizzlies vs. Warriors start time

  • Date: Saturday, March 18
  • Time: 8 p.m. ET | 5 p.m. PT

Grizzlies vs. Warriors will tip off around 8 p.m. ET on Saturday, March 18. The game will be played at the FedEx Forum in Memphis.

Grizzlies schedule 2022-23

Here are Memphis’ next five games of the 2022-23 regular season:

Date Opponent Time (ET) TV channel
March 18 vs. Warriors 8 p.m. NBA TV
March 20 vs. Mavericks 8 p.m NBA TV
March 22 vs. Rockets 8 p.m.
March 24 vs. Rockets 8 p.m.
March 26 at Hawks 6 p.m. NBA TV

Warriors schedule 2022-23

Here are Golden State’s next five games of the 2022-23 regular season:

Date Opponent Time (ET) TV channel
March 18 at Grizzlies 8 p.m. NBA TV
March 20 at Rockets 8 p.m.
March 22 at Mavericks 7:30 p.m. ESPN
March 24 vs. 76ers 10 p.m. NBA TV
March 26 vs. Timberwolves 8:30 p.m. NBA TV