Age: 23 Height: 6-3 Weight: 175 lbs School: Iowa State
Little surprise, Nikola Jokic had another big game. Pleasant surprise, Monte Morris found a groove. Jokic had 27 points and 12 rebounds, Morris tied a career high with 20 points and the injury-depleted Denver Nuggets beat the Memphis Grizzlies 105-99 on Monday night.
Lonzo Ball insists he will be back playing for the Los Angeles Lakers later this week despite spraining his ankle at the Denver Nuggets on Tuesday. The Lakers guard left his team's 117-85 defeat in Denver early in the third quarter and coach Luke Walton said Ball sprained his "left ankle pretty good" after stepping over Monte Morris in the first half.