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Grizzlies' Ja Morant to start in return from 25-game suspension





NEW ORLEANS -- After serving his 25-game suspension, Memphis Grizzlies superstar Ja Morant will start in his season debut Tuesday night against the New Orleans Pelicans.

"He's fired up," Grizzlies coach Taylor Jenkins said pregame. "He's been putting a lot of work since the start of the season, been around the team as much as he could. Now he gets this opportunity here at Game 26. Super excited to see him go out there and just have fun. That's what he and I have talked about.