Somehow, Ja Morant highlights keep getting better (video)
Ja Morant is special.
But the performance he put on during the Grizzlies’ win over the Cavaliers last night was something else.
Thrice, Morant elevated for show-stopping dunks. He scored only once. But each time, something incredible happened.
First, Morant way up to catch a lob from Jae Crowder, adjusted mid-air and found Jaren Jackson Jr. for a dunk:
Then, less than a minute later, Morant finished a lob from Crowder with a beautiful one-handed slam:
Finally, Morant leaped to posterize Larry Nance Jr., realized that wouldn’t work then threw a spinning behind-the-back pass to Jackson. Though Alfonzo McKinnie blocked Jackson, Morant’s move was dazzling:
If Morant is going to keep putting on shows like this during games, maybe we can forgive him for skipping the dunk contest.