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Kristaps Porzingis, Ja Morant out for Mavericks-Grizzlies due to rest

Dallas Mavericks forward Kristaps Porzingis will not play Saturday night against the Memphis Grizzlies. The Mavs are on the second game of a back-to-back and the team is giving him the night off, reports ESPN’s Tim MacMahon.

Porzingis faced his former team Friday, finishing with 28 points, nine rebounds and five blocks in a 106-102 loss to the Knicks.

For the Grizzlies, rookies Ja Morant (rest) and Brandon Clarke (back) will also be held out.

Morant played 25 minutes in Friday’s 118-86 loss to the Magic, scoring eight points with seven assists. Clarke finished with 13 points and six rebounds in 24 minutes.