The Memphis Grizzlies reportedly have decided to leave more road cities, especially “glitzier ones” like Miami, immediately after games instead of staying overnight this season.
The Grizzlies are hoping to curtail nightlife habits of the team this season, as Memphis is just 13-22 on the road in the 2022-23 campaign.
“Memphis, despite owning the third-best record in the West, is a dismal 13-22 on the road, which numerous team insiders have blamed on a lack of maturity and focus emanating from [Ja] Morant — who otherwise is averaging 27.1 points and a career-best 8.2 assists in an All-Star season,” The Athletic’s Joe Vardon and Sam Amick wrote.
“There have even been travel measures taken to curtail nightlife habits this season, with the Grizzlies leaving more road cities (especially the glitzier ones, like Miami) immediately after the game instead of staying overnight. Additional accountability measures may follow.”
Morant was recently suspended by the NBA for eight games for conduct detrimental to the league after he flashed a firearm on Instagram Live while in a strip club during the team’s road trip in Denver.