Ja Morant Appears To Brandish Gun In Instagram Live Video, NBA Investigating
Appears To Brandish Gun In IG Live Video
… NBA Investigating
3/4/2023 9: 53 AM PT
Ja Morant appeared to brandish a gun while filming a selfie video on social media late Friday night … and now, the NBA says it’s investigating it all.
The two-time All-Star went live on his Instagram page following the Memphis Grizzlies’ loss to the Denver Nuggets … showing him while out at what seemed to be a strip club.
Morant, shirtless, was dancing around … rapping along to NBA YoungBoy‘s “Bring ‘Em Out.” Suddenly, he flashed what appeared to be a gun in front of the camera.
In the footage, you can see the 23-year-old brought the object near his face for a brief moment, before pulling it away.
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It’s not clear if the gun was real or not. An NBA spokesperson said in a statement Saturday morning, “We are aware of a social media post involving Ja Morant and are investigating.”
Morant was recently accused of flashing a gun at a teenager following an altercation the two had at his home in Tennessee over the summer.
Cops investigated the claims, and officials ultimately declined prosecution in the case, citing a lack of evidence.
Morant was also recently seen doing a finger gun celebration during a game against the Rockets.
The former Murray State Racer has become an NBA star since he was drafted in 2019 … leading the Grizzlies to two playoff appearances while averaging 22.5 points per game.
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