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Ja Morant Is On The Road To Redemption, But One Of His Past Actions Could Cost Him $39M

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...

Josh Rodgers

Mar 21, 2023