Morant implies Poole 'broke the code' after exiting with injury
Grizzlies head coach Taylor Jenkins proposed postgame that the injury was caused by Warriors guard Jordan Poole grabbing Morant's knee while executing a double-team, and the NBA's Most Improved Player seemingly agreed, posting a sarcastic tweet that has since been deleted.
Morant's caption mimics comments made by Warriors coach Steve Kerr, who said after Game 2 that Grizzlies wing Dillon Brooks' flagrant-2 foul on Gary Payton II "broke the code." Brooks was suspended for Saturday's contest.
Jenkins added that the Grizzlies would discuss the incident before deciding whether to ask the NBA to investigate, according to ESPN's Ohm Youngmisuk.
Poole called the incident a "basketball play" postgame and insisted he was aiming for the ball, according to The Athletic's Anthony Slater.
Morant didn't speak with the media following the 142-112 loss, and no information has been given about the severity of his injury or his availability for Game 4 on Monday.