Grizzlies' Joakim Noah (knee) will not play Wednesday

Memphis Grizzlies center Joakim Noah (knee) will not play Wednesday versus the Portland Trail Blazers.

What It Means:

Noah's absence will leave the Grizzlies shorthanded upfront with Jonas Valanciunas out for the year. Ivan Rabb and Bruno Caboclo are expected to start and see the bulk of the minutes up front.

Noah has averaged 7.1 points and 5.7 rebounds per game this season.