Memphis Grizzlies get first win, Ja Morant faces criticism

Memphis Grizzlies get first win, Ja Morant faces criticism

The Memphis Grizzlies finally earned their first win of the NBA season with a convincing 112-100 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers. The win was a testament to the team’s resilience and determination to recover from a tough start to the season.

The Grizzlies’ six-game losing streak has certainly hit the team hard, especially with star point guard JaMorelandt out of action. Morant’s suspension for violating NBA gun control regulations has left a huge hole in the Grizzlies’ lineup and exacerbated their early struggles.

Memphis Grizzlies get first win, Ja Morant faces criticism

Noted sportswriter Stephen A. Smith took aim at Morant’s actions, criticizing the 24-year-old’s lack of ability to take care of his teammates. Smith questioned Morant’s maturity and judgment, emphasizing the impact of his suspension on the team’s performance.

Despite Morant’s absence, the Grizzlies showed their potential against the Blazers. Jaren Jackson Jr. and Desmond Bain had outstanding performances, scoring 27 and 30 points, respectively. Bain’s 18-foot game-winner earned special praise from fans and analysts alike.

With Morant expected to be back soon, the Grizzlies are optimistic about their chances of turning their season around. Their recent win over the Blazers showed that they have the ability and determination to go far in the playoffs. However, their ability to overcome early setbacks and remain consistent throughout the season will be key to their success.


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