NBA All-Stars say Ja Morant is league’s most explosive point guard

CLEVELAND —Ja Morant’s superstar status has reached the level where NBA players sound like fans when speaking about his game.  

As Cleveland guard Isaac Okoro put it, when he catches highlights on SportsCenter or House of Highlights, Morant is a regular. 

“You go on your phone and it’s an every night thing,” Okoro said Saturday ahead of Sunday’s NBA All-Star Game (7 p.m. CT, TNT). “He’s dunking on somebody or doing something crazy. He’s probably the most explosive player in the league right now.”

When asked who the NBA’s most explosive player is, participants in the NBA Rising Stars game and All-Stars overwhelmingly pointed to Morant. De’Aaron Fox and Russell Westbrook were the other names mentioned, but here is what was said about Morant’s explosiveness during All-Star Weekend: