In the Notorious B.I.G.’s record “Mo Money Mo Problems,” released by Bad Boys Records in 1997, Kelly Price sings on the chorus, “It’s like the more money we come across, the more problems we see.” This sentiment proved to be true for young NBA star Ja Morant. Born Temetrius Jamel Morant, the South Carolina native was drafted as the No. 2 pick to the Memphis Grizzlies from Murray State University. Since entering the NBA, he has electrified the league with his supreme athleticism, colorful personality, and early team leadership. His work ethic earned him appearances in the NBA All-Star games, and he was awarded NBA Rookie of the Year in 2020. To date, his stats show 27.1 points, 6 rebounds, and 8.2 assists during the 2022-2023 season. However, Morant’s personal interests and activities began to make more noise than the work he was putting in on the court. The Grizzlies’ point guard has been the center of news stories, most notably the incident in Denver, CO, after a game with the...
Mar 21, 2023
Maybe it is in the shoes.
Feb 10, 2023
If you’re familiar with Memphis rap, you know the classic song “Where Dem Dollas At” by Gangsta Boo. While the late rapper’s song is a staple for those who live in the southern city, it also serves as a calling call for anyone looking to level up financially. And one of Memphis’ most prominent figures, Ja Morant, is tapping in and making plans to get all the “dollas” he can. The Memphis Grizzlies point guard declared that he wants to be a billionaire by age 30.
Jan 9, 2023
In the words of Memphis natives when preparing to make a big announcement: “Aye, mane. Say, mane.” On May 10, it was announced that Memphis Grizzlies point guard Ja Morant has teamed up with Hulu for the next ad spot in its award-winning “Hulu Sellouts” campaign.
May 10, 2022