Grizzlies’ Ja Morant ‘away from the team’ for at least two games after appearing to display gun in video


Memphis Grizzlies star Ja Morant will be away From the team for at least two games after video surfaced overnight of the star brandishing a gun in a nightclub, the team announced Saturday.

The Grizzlies travel to Los Angeles to take on the Clippers on Sunday night before play LA Lakers on Tuesday.

Ja Morant #12 of the Memphis Grizzlies celebrates his three-point basket against the Minnesota Timberwolves in the first quarter of the game at Target Center on November 30, 2022 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (David Birding/Getty Images)

The video surfaced early Saturday morning after the Grizzlies’ 113-97 loss Denver Nuggets on Friday night.

Grizzlies’ Jay Morant Shows Gun in Nightclub in Video, NBA Investigates

Morant can be seen in the video dancing shirtless with what appears to be a gun.

The NBA released a statement Saturday morning saying it was looking into the video.

“We are aware of a social media post involving Ja Morant and are investigating.” NBA spokesperson Mike Bass said, according to ESPN.

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