Becoming Ja: Morant’s rise is credit to his father’s ‘genius’

Special report: Part III of three in a series about the Grizzlies’ star point guard

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 18, 2022 9:45 AM CT | Published: February 18, 2022 4:00 AM CT

Inside the barbershop and at the basketball games, the people of Dalzell, S.C., laugh about just how similar Ja Morant and his father are.


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Drew Hill

Drew Hill

Drew Hill covers the Memphis Grizzlies and is a top-10 APSE winner. He has worked throughout the South writing about college athletics before landing in Memphis.


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