But the performance he put on during the Grizzlies’ win over the Cavaliers last night was something else.
Thrice, Morant elevated for show-stopping dunks. He scored only once. But each time, something incredible happened.
Then, less than a minute later, Morant finished a lob from Crowder with a beautiful one-handed slam:
Finally, Morant leaped to posterize Larry Nance Jr., realized that wouldn’t work then threw a spinning behind-the-back pass to Jackson. Though Alfonzo McKinnie blocked Jackson, Morant’s move was dazzling:
If Morant is going to keep putting on shows like this during games, maybe we can forgive him for skipping the dunk contest.