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.
— ClutchPoints (@ClutchPointsApp) December 21, 2019
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.
Ja Morant makes the Missed Dunk Hall Of Fame pic.twitter.com/SF18UubLJJ
— David Astramskas (@redapples) December 21, 2019
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."
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) December 21, 2019
Love had a perfect response to the play, too.
Ja almost ended my professional career with this dunk...that kid is something special 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻 https://t.co/5SxCItAMba
— Kevin Love (@kevinlove) December 21, 2019
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