Posted Jan 4, 2013 8:18 PM
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Zach Randolph has been ruled out for the Memphis Grizzlies' game against the Portland Trail Blazers due to flu-like symptoms.
Coach Lionel Hollins announced Randolph was ill during his pregame media availability on Friday night.
The 6-foot-9 Randolph is averaging 16.7 points and 12.3 rebounds per game. He leads the NBA in double-doubles with 22 and is second in the league in rebounding.
It was his first missed game of the season
Marreese Speights was slated to start in Randolph's spot. Speights started 54 games last season as Randolph recovered from an early season knee injury.
|Top 10 Plays: Vegas Summer League Rookies|
Check out the top 10 rookie plays from the 2014 Summer League games in Las Vegas.
|Top 10 Plays: Las Vegas Summer League|
Check out the top 10 plays from the 2014 Las Vegas Summer League.
|All-Access: Zach LaVine|
Take a look behind the scenes with Wolves rookie guard Zach LaVine before during and after his first Summer League game in Las Vegas.
|All Access: Championship Celebration|
Go behind-the-scenes with the Kings during their Summer League Championship celebration.
|Blazers All-Access: David Vanterpool|
Listen to Blazers' Assistant Coach David Vanterpool as he coaches the Trail Blazers to a 75-67 victory over the Rockets at Summer League.