The total story of Ja Morant’s season has but to be written. For now, the defining second of Morant’s yr was a staff suspension for flashing a gun in an Instagram video that prompted an NBA investigation, led to mandated counseling, and a gathering with commissioner Adam Silver amid studies of previous aggressive behavior. There have been rumors that Morant would sit out the remainder of the yr, however as an alternative he was cleared to return to the courtroom along with his Memphis Grizzlies holding down the No. 2 seed within the West.
Whereas Morant’s suspension might need value him an All-NBA spot, he’s nonetheless taking part in at a really excessive degree for a Grizzlies staff that believes it may possibly attain the NBA Finals. With the season within the stretch run, Morant authored a second in opposition to the Portland Trail Blazers that reminded everybody how breathtaking he may be on the courtroom.
A poster dunk on one participant is spectacular sufficient. On Tuesday, Morant posterized two Portland defenders. Watch the video right here:
As nice because the dunk is, the nonetheless picture of the shadows is even higher.
That is severely a murals:
Have you ever ever seen a shadow dunk on one other shadow? That is your probability.
The Grizzlies beat the tanking Blazers, 119-109, with Morant placing up 23 factors and 9 assists. Two of these factors have been prettier than the remainder of them.