Morant goes up and over UT Martin’s Quintin Dove.
Murray State’s sophomore guard Ja Morant is among the many elite faculty basketball gamers who will hear his identify referred to as early in June’s NBA Draft – particularly if he continues to throw down posterizing dunks like he did on Thursday evening.
During Murray State’s 98-77 victory in opposition to UT Martin, the 6’three guard channelled his interior Vince Carter with an emasculating dunk over 6’eight ahead Quintin Dove. As seen within the footage embedded beneath, Dove tried to take a cost, a la Frederic Weiss, whereas Morant took flight.
Morant, 19, completed with 26 factors to go together with a game-high 18 assists because the Racers improved to 12-2 on the season. He is at the moment averaging 23.5 factors to go together with 10.5 assists and 6.6 rebounds per evening.
Although Morant does not play for a conventional faculty basketball powerhouse like , Kansas, UNC or Michigan State, he will certainly be one of many first guard’s off the board throughout the draft. Sports Illustrated’s Jeremy Woo at the moment has him ranked third general on his massive board, and a few NBA Draft sites have him going as excessive as second, behind Duke’s freshman phenom Zion Williamson.
Check out some further angles of the posterizing dunk, together with one with the Jim Ross remedy, within the posts embedded beneath.