The Skewed Lens of Ja Morant

Omar Zahran
9 min readMar 20

Guns, suspensions, and blanket statements. The conversation around the Memphis Grizzlies point guard has gone from grave mistakes to something deeper and troubling

Over the last couple of weeks, there have been many words written and spoken about Memphis Grizzlies point guard Ja Morant. In the wake of a string of actions, Ja Morant stepped away from the Grizzlies and was subsequently suspended by the NBA. The…