17 Mar, 2023


Video Shows Ja Morant With A Gun In A Club; NBA Suspends Eight Games

By FactsWow Team

Ja Morant's Suspension

The NBA suspended Ja Morant for eight games without pay earlier this month after he flashed a gun at a strip club. Silver called Morant's conduct 'irresponsible, reckless, and potentially very dangerous.'

Media Credits: New York Daily News

Meeting With NBA

On March 20, Ha is eligible to return to the Memphis Grizzlies to face the Dallas Mavericks after meeting with Silver and other NBA executives on Wednesday.

Media Credits: NBA.com

Ja's Social Media Post

Ja showed the firearm on his Instagram Live in an 'intoxicated state,' the league found after investigating the incident.

Media Credits: Action News 5

Finding The Evidence

An investigation of the league found no evidence that Ja owned, brought, or even had the gun for longer than a short time.

Media Credits: The New York Times

The NBA Rules

In addition, the NBA says that when it investigated Morant, none of the NBA facilities or any of Morant's travels were found to have the gun.

Media Credits: The Wall Street Journal

Morant's Apology

Following the video's release, Morant apologized and contacted a Florida counseling program for treatment.

Media Credits: People

Criticism About Morant

Morant's actions were deemed irresponsible and reckless by Silver, who was unrelenting in the criticism of his actions.

Media Credits: CNN

Morant's Action Among Youngsters

Morant has expressed sincere repentance and remorse for his actions. His large following and influence, especially among young fans, make this behavior very serious.

Media Credits: Bleacher Report

A Lesson From The Mistake

As a representative of the NBA, Morant has 'made it clear' that he learned from the incident.

Media Credits: The New York Times

Morant's Return

ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reports that Morant's 'ramp up to return' will begin Monday after his suspension includes the games he has already missed.

Media Credits: Twitter

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