The Memphis Grizzlies On Saturday, their star guard announced that they had been fired. Ja Morant The N.B.A. announcement came just hours after it was announced that at most two of its games would take place away from the team. It said that it was investigating a post on social media which appeared to be showing Morant Holding a gun.

The Grizzlies Questions about the reasons for not responding to inquiries were not answered immediately. Morant’s absence and the social media post. Some people shared video clips via social media Saturday which appeared to be showing Morant He was seen smiling and holding a gun in an Instagram live video. There were no live videos that matched the clip circulating online. Morant’s verified Instagram account mid-Saturday morning.

MorantHe is a rising star in the N.B.A. at 23. He received the Rookie Award for 2020 and was also named All-Star in the previous two seasons.

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