The Memphis Grizzlies suspended their star player Ja Morant for at least two games after he filmed himself waving his gun in a Colorado club after his team lost to the Nuggets.
The NBA is also investigating and it is likely he will end up with much more than a two-game ban.
The NBA prohibits players from carrying a gun during league travel. Since Ja was in Colorado with a gun it is likely their investigation will uncover that he violated the league's collective bargaining agreement by taking the weapon on the team plane.
We will see how the Ja Morant situation develops.— Bobby Marks (@BobbyMarks42) March 4, 2023
There are likely legal consequences because he is an out of state resident viewed in possession of a gun.
Here’s the CBA language for NBA discipline pic.twitter.com/S0cBpiGthC
The NBA opened an investigation after Ja Morant’s social media post of himself holding what appeared to be a gun at a nightclub. Ja Morant was in Denver when he showed the gun on social media, meaning he had to carry the gun on the Memphis Grizzlies' plane.— MyBookie - Bet With The Best (@MyBookie) March 5, 2023
According to current… https://t.co/ibyEgwu1fB pic.twitter.com/xkJgQ6ne52
How long do you think Ja will be suspended for?
We suspect it will be longer than Kyrie.