CLEVELAND — Memphis Grizzlies star Ja Morant debuted as a starter in the All-Star Game on Sunday and was the second-to-last starter introduced. He received one of the loudest introductions among players on Team Durant.
He didn’t waste much time sending the crowd into ooos and ahhs with two of the best dunks in the first half.
The target score was set at 163 as Team LeBron traded baskets with Team Durant. A LeBron James fadeaway gave Team LeBron a 163-160 win at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse.
Morant didn’t play much in the second half. He finished with six points and three assists in 18 minutes. The minute total ranked seventh on Team LeBron. He had an off-the-glass assist to Joel Embiid to go with his two dunks that had him buzzing on social media.
“Pretty much just enjoy the moment and have fun,” Morant said of his mentality. “I wasn’t