Memphis Grizzlies, Ja Morant breaks LeBron James record, creates history

Ja Morant Memphis Grizzlies: Ja has had an impeccable career since 2019. He was the second overall pick in the 2019 NBA draft and was selected by Memphis Grizzlies. He even won the rookie of the year award with an average of 18.4 points, 7.3 assists, and 3.9 rebounds in 130 regular-season games.

Memphis Grizzlies point guard Ja Morant has made it to the list of elite players to have scored 40 points or more at age 21 or younger. He joins Lebron James, Luka Doncic, Tracy McGrady, and Magic Johson. Ja’s addition to the list proves how the quality of a player he can be. He is the second-youngest player after LeBron to have scored 45+ points in NBA playoffs. 

He cut toward the basket, caught the pass, tipped the ball back in his right hand, and took a flight to the rim early in the second quarter against Utah Jazz. He went on to score 26 points in Game 1 which helped the Grizzlies to take a lead in the series. However, his 47 points were not enough as Memphis lost Game 2, tying the Grizzlies vs Jazz series.

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Ja Morant 2021 stats so far:

He has played 63 games for Memphis with 2,053 minutes of gameplay. Since his rookie year, his stats have always been an enhancement for his career. So far he has averaged 19.1 points this season while shooting 44.9% from the field. Morant is just 6ft 3 inch, but his potential to dunk and catch lobs is truly a delight to watch.


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