Grizzlies fill point guard void, select Ja Morant at No. 2

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Grizzlies fill point guard void, select Ja Morant at No. 2
Grizzlies fill point guard void, select Ja Morant at No. 2

Grizzlies fill point guard void, select Ja Morant at No. 2 Several years ago, the idea of Ja Morant being the No. 2 pick in the NBA draft by the Memphis Grizzlies wasn't on anyone's radar. On Thursday night, the unlikely scenario became a reality. "It was wow," Morant said of the moment his name was called by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver. "I really couldn't believe it. Who would have thought I would be in this position three or four years ago?" Memphis had only one pick in the draft and the 6-foot-3 Morant appeared to be the Grizzlies target almost as soon as the franchise got the second pick in the lottery. The predictions became more certain Wednesday when Memphis traded longtime point guard

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