Ja Morant Sets Career High And Franchise Record

Ja Morant has been a franchise player for the Memphis Grizzlies since he was drafted in 2019, and this role calls for pressure to improve. It seems like Morant is handling it well. He lead the Grizzlies to a 118-105 victory versus the San Antonio Spurs. During this game Ja scored 52 points, which set a new career high! It also was a franchise record! This milestone made headlines on sports websites. Check out the following:

  • NBA: “Ja Morant’s superstar leap reaches new peak with 52-point performance”
  • New York Post: “Ja Morant’s career-high 52 points, massive dunk lift Grizzlies over Spurs”
  • ESPN: “Ja Morant breaks own Memphis Grizzlies record with 52 points, dazzles crowd with highlight plays”

He also received praise from NBA peers. For example, Allen Iverson posted a picture of Ja’s jersey hanging from a most valuable player (MVP) award. He included a caption that said, “Sooner or Later!!!” Despite all the noise, Ja gave credit to his daughter. During an interview he said, “This is my baby, my motivation right here. Only right to make history on a night she’s here to watch me.” He’s definitely a dad girl.

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