Rookie Ja Morant goes through first Grizzlies practice without a hitch

Point guard says he looked like the “same Ja” in first 5-on-5 work

By Updated: October 01, 2019 4:52 PM CT | Published: October 01, 2019 4:52 PM CT

The rookie point guard, Ja Morant, and the first-time NBA head coach, Taylor Jenkins, tipped off the Grizzlies' preseason Tuesday with their first practice. "A great day," Jenkins said.

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Don Wade

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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