Ja Morant's near dunk nearly ended Kevin Love, has to be seen to be believed

Peter Socotch

Memphis Grizzlies rookie guard, by all accounts, is the real deal. Selected No. 2 overall in June, Morant has posted ROY-type numbers (18.4 points, 6.7 assists). 

He can do it all. Including nearly jumping over a full-grown human. 

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Kevin Love put himself in the way of what could have been one of the greatest dunks of all-time. 

Now, he's just part of the greatest almost dunks of all-time. 

It should be noted that the Lake Oswego native is 6′ 10″. 

"He legit jumped over me," Kevin Love said postgame. "I'm so glad he missed that dunk."

Love had a perfect response to the play, too. 

Kevin Love lives to play another day. 

Ja Morant's near dunk nearly ended Kevin Love, has to be seen to be believed originally appeared on NBC Sports Northwest

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