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Grizzlies PG Ja Morant soars for incredible block

Ja Morant is not of this earth.

Early in the Memphis Grizzliesgame against the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday, the team’s star point guard found himself chasing down Lakers guard Avery Bradley after a turnover.

Despite having Grizzlies wing Desmond Bane in his face in transition, Bradley appeared to get a layup off, muscling through Bane with Morant two steps behind him. The ball was on its way to two points, until Morant jumped from the middle of the paint and soared through the air for a two-handed block.

You know it’s a good play when the opposing crowd is audibly stunned.

The most underrated part of that chasedown black is Morant ending up with the ball after landing from a trip that had him nearly four feet in the air. One replay showed just how high the 6-foot-3 Morant got, with his head basically even with the

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Twitter reacts to Giannis Antetokounmpo’s block of Deandre Ayton in Game 4 of Bucks-Suns NBA Finals

In a pivotal moment late in Game 4 of the NBA Finals, Giannis Antetokounmpo seemed to defy what we know about physics.

The Bucks had just taken a two-point lead over the Suns with a jump shot by Khris Middleton, but Phoenix wasn’t going away. Devin Booker lobbed a perfectly placed alley-oop pass to Deandre Ayton, who charged uncovered to the rim.

Ayton was just a few inches away from slamming down a game-tying dunk with 1:15 left when Antetokounmpo, who had been covering Booker before the pass, leaped from several feet away to deny one of the Suns’ most dynamic offensive weapons at the rim. 

Milwaukee went on to win the game 109-103 to even the series at two games apiece. The teams will now travel back to Arizona for Game 5 on Saturday. 

MORE: Full recap of Bucks’ Game 4 win against the Suns

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