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Ja Morant Reacts To Being Out For The Rest Of Season Due To Injury

Ja Morant Reacts To Being Out For The Rest Of Season Due To Injury

Krista B.
01/10/2024 01:53 PM EST

Ja Morant is out for the rest of the season. 

During practice, the Memphis Grizzlies announced the guard sustained a torn labrum in his right shoulder and will be undergoing surgery in the coming days. 

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It is unclear what happened beforehand for Morant to sustain such an injury but he is expected to make a full recovery at the start of next season. Morant went on social media to post a heart in the midst of the news of his injury. 

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This season, Ja Morant played in nine games with the Grizzlies due to being suspended for 25 games back in June showing off a firearm on social media. Last season, he was suspended for eight games after flashed a gun at a nightclub in Colorado as well as being tied to incidents where he reportedly assaulted a teenager at his home as well as threatened the head of security at a Memphis mall. 

After returning from suspension, Morant put up 34 points in the game and also scored the game-winning shot. So far, he has averaged 25.1 points, 8.1 assists and 5.6. Rebounds during his nine game season. 

We are wishing Ja Morant a speedy recovery.