Juan Toscano-Anderson Of The Utah Jazz Calls Ja Morant's Friends "The Police"
The biggest current news story in the NBA as of writing this article has an unfortunate but all too familiar ring to it. Moreover, the basketball world and beyond reacted with a wide array of emotions when they saw Ja Morant flash a gun on Instagram Live for the second time in about two months. However, not everyone is placing the blame on the star guard or even considering the league's response. Instead, they looked to Morant's inner circle as a potential source for his troubles. For example, Utah Jazz forward Juan Toscano-Anderson recently popped up on Twitter with his take on the situation.
"Ja friends really the police," he expressed on Twitter about the now-viral clip of Ja Morant. "Why they always recording? If ppl got they phone out recording my privacy and private time- that's a way to never be invited around me again. However, I am mature enough to understand accountability..... But why they always recording??????" Furthermore, there's a lot of reasons as to why people are defending "Ja Wick" or chastising him for his behavior. One thing's for sure: whoever or whatever is to blame, the Memphis Grizzlies are in a tough situation.
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Juan Toscano-Anderson On Ja Morant's Friends
"We are aware of the social media video involving Ja Morant," the organization stated on Sunday (May 14). "He is suspended from all team activities pending League review. We have no further comment at this time." Not only that, but the fact that this is a repeated occurrence could spell out more dire consequences for the South Carolina native. As such, it will be curious to see how the Tennessee team moves forward with his standing and whether the NBA takes executive action.
Meanwhile, the wider world of NBA players, members, and commentators have yet to speak on this development at length. We're sure that everyone must be gathering their thoughts and that networks are preparing to address the issue. However, it might just be the exact same discourse that surged last time. Hopefully there are better solutions available that don't antagonize either party and truly keep extracurriculars off the court while still abiding by league values, as hard as that may sound. On that note, check back in with HNHH for the latest news and updates on Ja Morant.
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