Grading The Stars: Ja Morant, Memphis Grizzlies – There’s just something about the stars. They’re mesmerizing. Whether it’s the stars in sports, entertainment or in the sky, they captivate us with their dazzling ways and continue to shine ever so brightly for all of us to see.
In the Grading The Stars series, we’ll feature the stars of the past, present and future and grade them based on their prestige, performance and promise. Plus, we’ll highlight three cool cards of a star to collect under a certain dollar figure.
There are five grading levels of the stars: 10 = Icon (Blue Diamond), 9.5 = Legend (Platinum), 9 = Superstar (Gold), 8.5 = Star (Silver) and 8 = Rising Star (Bronze).
Today, we’ll feature a man who was the 2020 NBA Rookie of the Year and had a breakout 2021-22 campaign where he won the NBA Most Improved Player Award, made the All-NBA Second Team and was an All-Star for the first time in his career, Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant.
Overcame the Odds: Ja Morant wasn’t a ranked recruit coming out of high school and landed at a mid-major program in Murray State where he ultimately became one of the best players in the country and was the 2nd overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft.
Magnificent Morant: Since he debuted, Morant has been sensational and one of the most exciting players in the NBA. He’s managed to overcome injuries and maintained his extraordinary play. Every time he’s on the court, he continues to amaze.
Future Outlook: The 23-year old Morant is off to an incredible start this season and is currently in the top-10 in scoring. As long as he stays healthy, Morant and the Grizzlies could make some noise in the West. He’s definitely one to collect.
Grade: 9 = Superstar (Gold)
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