Ja Morant Apologizes for Video Showing Him Holding a Gun
Memphis Grizzlies star, Ja Morant, has issued an apology through his representation after a video of him surfaced on social media holding a gun. In his statement, he took full responsibility for his actions and apologized to his family, teammates, coaches, fans, partners, the city of Memphis, and the entire Grizzlies organization. He added that he would take some time away to seek help and learn better methods of dealing with stress and improving his overall well-being.
Ja Morant is to be away from the Team for Next Two Games
Following the incident, the NBA’s Memphis Grizzlies have announced that Morant would be away from the team for at least the next two games. In addition, the star point guard’s Instagram and Twitter accounts have been deactivated. The league is investigating the incident, according to NBA insiders.
The NBA spokesman, Mike Bass, has also confirmed that they are aware of the social media post involving Ja Morant and are conducting their own investigation.
This incident has raised concerns about the well-being of professional athletes, especially in light of the recent incidents involving mental health and wellness issues. It is essential for athletes to prioritize their mental health and well-being, and this incident serves as a reminder of that.