Ja Morant

United States of America
22 Years (10 Aug, 1999)
174lb
6-3
In Dalzell, South Carolina
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Debut October 23, 2019
Position -
Shoots -
Experience 2 Years
Recruiting Rank -

Ja Morant Bio

Easily one of the brightest young talents the NBA world has seen in recent times, Ja Morant is on his way to becoming a superstar. He has been so good lately that some even regard him as the current best point guard in NBA, although that is something debatable. But either way, Morant continues to impress and there is no doubt about the fact that the 22-year old has a bright future ahead of him.

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Easily one of the brightest young talents the NBA world has seen in recent times, Ja Morant is on his way to becoming a superstar. He has been so good lately that some even regard him as the current best point guard in NBA, although that is something debatable. But either way, Morant continues to impress and there is no doubt about the fact that the 22-year old has a bright future ahead of him.

Temetrius Jamel “Ja” Morant is an American professional basketball player who at the moment serves the role of a point guard for the Memphis Grizzlies of the NBA. Having been named All-Region Most Valuable Player a total of three times, Morant burst onto the scene early on after obtaining first-team all-conference honors in the Ohio Valley Conference as a freshman.

Born to Tee and Jamie Morant on August 10, 1999, Ja Morant hails from Dalzell, South Carolina. Although he stands at 6’3, Morant was just 5-foot-9 when he got into college and did not attain his full height before his second season of varsity basketball. Having played college basketball for the Murray State Racers, Morant emerged as the first player to average 20 points, and 10 assists per game in one single season.

NBA debut

Memphis Grizzlies: Morant was picked second overall by the Memphis Grizzlies during the 2019 NBA draft. It was on October 23, 2019, when Morant made his NBA debut, featuring in what resulted in a 101-120 loss to the Miami Heat with 14 points, 4 rebounds, 4 assists, a steal, and a block to his name.

Notable statistics

Games176
Total Points3,630
Total Rebounds780
Total Assists1,269

Ja Morant net Worth

 As of 2022, Morant is valued at a total of $3 million, with an annual income of over $1 million.

Ja Morant jersey number

Morant dons the number 12 jersey for the Grizzlies.

Brand endorsements

·       Nike (Multi-year endorsement deal)

·       Body-Armor

Who was Ja Morant dating?

Morant was allegedly in a relationship with 21-year old Kadre Dixon or KK Dixon, but the couple split a while back.

Does Ja Morant have any kids?

Yes, the 22-year old point guard has a daughter named Kaari Jaidyn Morant who was born in 2019 with ex-girlfriend Kadre Dixon. 

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Ja Morant Career Stats

stats
Games
Points
Total Rebound
Assists
Field Goal %
3 Points - Field Goal %
Free Throw Percent
Effective Field Goal %
Player Efficiency Rating
Win Percentage
2021-22 42 26.4 5.9 6.9 49.0 34.2 76.3 52.8 24.8 4.9
career 172 20.4 4.4 7.2 47.1 32.5 75.4 50.7 19.0 11.9

Ja Morant Season Split Career

Month

Totals

 
Games
Games Started
Minutes Played
Field Goals
Field Goal Attempts
3-Point Field Goals
3-Point Field Goals Attempts
Free Throws
Free Throws Attempts
Offensive Rebounds
Total Rebounds
Assists
Steals
Blocks
Turnovers
Personal Fouls
Points
October 10 10 323 91 177 17 43 43 53 10 45 66 18 4 50 23 242
November 26 26 784 197 438 30 83 109 144 31 115 172 35 6 68 31 533
December 20 20 603 152 300 25 56 80 98 12 79 128 15 9 54 36 409
January 33 33 1078 289 561 32 108 143 191 33 158 257 34 11 123 48 753
February 30 30 921 213 468 22 101 117 154 29 109 219 26 4 90 38 565
March 20 20 659 140 312 23 72 98 133 24 80 136 15 5 64 32 401
April 17 17 560 113 234 27 66 66 99 15 86 118 17 3 57 20 319
May 9 9 320 58 139 14 43 33 48 10 42 71 6 3 38 10 163
July 1 1 41 7 22 1 7 7 7 2 6 11 1 0 3 0 22
August 7 7 262 47 115 8 33 28 36 5 45 68 3 3 26 20 130

Shooting

 
Field Goal %
3-Point Field Goal
%
Free Throw %
October 51.4% 39.5% 81.1%
November 45% 36.1% 75.7%
December 50.7% 44.6% 81.6%
January 51.5% 29.6% 74.9%
February 45.5% 21.8% 76%
March 44.9% 31.9% 73.7%
April 48.3% 40.9% 66.7%
May 41.7% 32.6% 68.8%
July 31.8% 14.3% 100%
August 40.9% 24.2% 77.8%

Advanced

True Shooting
%
Usage %
Offensive Rating
Defensive Rating
+/-
60.4% 31.6 108 114 -
53.2% 30.9 110 116 -
59.6% 27.7 118 114 -
58.4% 29.6 114 113 -
52.7% 28.3 108 116 -
54.1% 27.6 109 113 -
57.5% 25.7 110 115 -
50.9% 26.0 102 119 -
43.9% 28.5 106 129 -
49.7% 25.1 102 110 -

Per Game

Minutes Played
Per Game
Points Per Game
Total Rebounds Per Game
Assists Per Game
32.3 24.2 4.5 6.6
30.2 20.5 4.4 6.6
30.2 20.5 4.0 6.4
32.7 22.8 4.8 7.8
30.7 18.8 3.6 7.3
32.9 20.1 4.0 6.8
32.9 18.8 5.1 6.9
35.6 18.1 4.7 7.9
40.8 22.0 6.0 11.0
37.4 18.6 6.4 9.7

Ja Morant Stats

Per Game

Season
Age
Team
League
Position
Games
Games Started
Minutes Played
Field Goals
Field Goal Attempts
Field Goal %
3-Point Field Goals
3-Point Field Goals Attempts
3-Point Field Goals %
2-Point Field Goals
2-Point Field Goals Attempts
2-Point Field Goals %
Effective Field Goal %
Free Throw
Free Throw Attempts
Free Throw %
Offensive Rebounds
Defensive Rebounds
Total Rebounds
Assists
Steals
Blocks
Turnovers
Personal Fouls
Points
2019-20 20 MEM NBA PG 67 67 31.0 6.7 14.0 .477 0.9 2.7 .335 5.8 11.3 .511 .509 3.6 4.6 .776 0.8 3.1 3.9 7.3 0.9 0.3 3.3 1.6 17.8
2020-21 21 MEM NBA PG 63 63 32.6 6.8 15.2 .449 1.2 3.8 .303 5.7 11.4 .499 .487 4.3 5.9 .728 0.9 3.1 4.0 7.4 0.9 0.2 3.2 1.4 19.1
2021-22 22 MEM NBA PG 43 43 33.1 10.0 20.3 .493 1.5 4.5 .344 8.5 15.8 .535 .531 5.0 6.6 .756 1.4 4.5 5.9 6.8 1.3 0.4 3.5 1.4 26.5
Career - - NBA - 173 173 32.1 7.6 16.0 .473 1.2 3.5 .325 6.4 12.5 .514 .508 4.2 5.6 .752 1.0 3.4 4.4 7.2 1.0 0.3 3.3 1.5 20.4

Total

Season
Age
Team
League
Position
Games
Games Started
Minutes Played
Field Goals
Field Goal Attempts
Field Goal %
3-Point Field Goals
3-Point Field Goals Attempts
3-Point Field Goals %
2-Point Field Goals
2-Point Field Goals Attempts
2-Point Field Goals Attempts %
Effective Field Goal %
Free Throws
Free Throw Attempts
Free Throw %
Offensive Rebounds
Defensive Rebounds
Total Rebounds
Assits
Steals
Blocks
Turnovers
Personal Fouls
Points
2019-20 20 MEM NBA PG 67 67 2074 447 937 .477 60 179 .335 387 758 .511 .509 239 308 .776 51 208 259 488 58 18 220 110 1193
2020-21 21 MEM NBA PG 63 63 2053 430 957 .449 73 241 .303 357 716 .499 .487 271 372 .728 59 193 252 465 57 13 203 87 1204
2021-22 22 MEM NBA PG 43 43 1425 430 872 .493 66 192 .344 364 680 .535 .531 214 283 .756 61 193 254 293 55 17 150 61 1140
Career - - NBA - 173 173 5552 1307 2766 .473 199 612 .325 1108 2154 .514 .508 724 963 .752 171 594 765 1246 170 48 573 258 3537

Advanced

Season
Age
Team
League
Position
Games
Minutes Played Per Game
Per Efficiency Rating
True Shooting%
3-Point Attempt Rate
Free Throw Attempt Rate
Offensive Reboud %
Defensive Rebound %
Total Rebound %
Assists %
Steal %
Block %
Turnover %
Usage %
Offensive Win Shares
Defensive Win Shares
Win Shares
Win Shares Per 48
Offensive Box Plus/Minus
Defensive Box Plus/Minus
Box Plus/Minus
Value Over Replacement Player
2019-20 20 MEM NBA PG 67 2074 17.4 .556 .191 .329 2.6 10.4 6.6 35.2 1.3 0.8 17.0 25.9 2.3 1.5 3.8 .088 1.4 -1.2 0.3 1.2
2020-21 21 MEM NBA PG 63 2053 16.7 .537 .252 .389 3.0 10.1 6.5 33.5 1.3 0.6 15.3 27.2 1.6 1.6 3.2 .074 1.3 -1.6 -0.4 0.8
2021-22 22 MEM NBA PG 43 1425 24.9 .572 .220 .325 4.4 14.6 9.4 35.1 1.9 1.1 13.1 33.3 3.6 1.5 5.1 .171 6.1 -0.1 6.0 2.9
Career - - NBA - 173 5552 19.1 .554 .221 .348 3.2 11.3 7.3 34.5 1.5 0.8 15.2 28.3 7.4 4.6 12.1 .104 2.6 -1.1 1.5 4.9

Ja Morant Game Log

Year Rank Season Game Date Series Team Game Location Opponent Game Number Game Result Games Started Minutes Played Field Goals Field Goal Attempts Field Goal Percentage 3 Point Field Goals 3 Point Field Goal Attempts 3 Point Field Goal Percentage Free Throws Free Throw Attempts Free Throw Percentage Offensive Rebounds Defensive Rebounds Total Rebounds Assists Steals Blocks Turnovers Personal Fouls Points Game Score Plus Minus
gamelog-playoffs 1 1 2021-05-23 WC1 MEM @ UTA 1 W (+3) 1 35:53 11 21 .524 0 1 .000 4 4 1.000 1 3 4 4 1 0 1 2 26 19.3 +6
gamelog-playoffs 2 2 2021-05-26 WC1 MEM @ UTA 2 L (-12) 1 43:22 15 26 .577 2 7 .286 15 20 .750 2 2 4 7 0 0 4 3 47 34.5 -6
gamelog-playoffs 3 3 2021-05-29 WC1 MEM - UTA 3 L (-10) 1 39:47 10 23 .435 2 7 .286 6 8 .750 1 2 3 7 0 0 4 2 28 16.5 -22
gamelog-playoffs 4 4 2021-05-31 WC1 MEM - UTA 4 L (-7) 1 43:15 8 21 .381 1 7 .143 6 8 .750 1 5 6 12 1 0 3 2 23 18.5 -9
gamelog-playoffs 5 5 2021-06-02 WC1 MEM @ UTA 5 L (-16) 1 40:14 11 22 .500 5 9 .556 0 0 - 2 5 7 11 0 0 5 0 27 21.6 -19

Ja Morant Recognition

Awards

Awards 2019-20 Rookie of the Year
Weekly Awards Jan 3, 2022 Player of the Week
Jan 10, 2022 Player of the Week
Monthly Awards Nov 2019 Rookie of the Month
Dec 2019 Rookie of the Month
Jan 2020 Rookie of the Month
All-League 2019-20 All-Rookie (1st)
Amateur Honors 2018-19 NCAA AP All-America (1st)
Points 2021-22 NBA 1140 (10th)
Points Per Game 2021-22 NBA 26.5 (5th)
Assists 2019-20 NBA 488 (8th)
2020-21 NBA 465 (9th)
2021-22 NBA 293 (16th)
Assists Per Game 2019-20 NBA 7.3 (10th)
2020-21 NBA 7.4 (8th)
2021-22 NBA 6.8 (14th)
Field Goals 2021-22 NBA 430 (7th)

Ja Morant News

May 11, 2022
Smith turned to his co-panellist Tim Legler and said that when it comes to who is the best player in the West between Luka Doncic and Ja Morant, the latter takes the plaudits.
Apr 30, 2022
The Grizzlies advanced to the playoffs for the first time in seven years, this time to meet the impressive Golden State Warriors for Game 1 in Memphis on Sunday.
Mar 29, 2022
Golden State Warriors played without leading scorer Stephen Curry, who has missed six games with a left foot sprain.
Mar 26, 2022
Memphis hasn't lost at home since Feb. 16 and is riding a six-game home winning streak after its 133-103 rout of the Indiana Pacers.
Mar 25, 2022
Ja Morant suffered the injury in Memphis' recent meeting with the Atlanta Hawks, and he has missed the team's last two games as a result.