Morant introduced as Grizzlies move in new direction

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 21, 2019 3:59 PM CT | Published: June 21, 2019 3:35 PM CT
<strong>No. 2 overall NBA Draft pick Ja Morant (with Grizzlies new head coach Taylor Jenkins) was introduced to Memphis during a press conference Friday, June 21, at FedExForum. </strong><span><strong>&ldquo;I&rsquo;m still gonna be the same Ja,&rdquo; said Morant, &ldquo;playing with that chip on my shoulder.&rdquo;</strong>&nbsp;</span>(Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

No. 2 overall NBA Draft pick Ja Morant (with Grizzlies new head coach Taylor Jenkins) was introduced to Memphis during a press conference Friday, June 21, at FedExForum. “I’m still gonna be the same Ja,” said Morant, “playing with that chip on my shoulder.” (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

New Grizzlies point guard Ja Morant was introduced Friday, the day after he was chosen second in the NBA draft, another piece of Memphis’ rebuilding, youthful approach.

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Don Wade has been a Memphis journalist since 1998 and he has won awards for both his sports and news/feature writing. He is originally from Kansas City and is married with three sons.


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