No. 2 overall pick Ja Morant of the Memphis Grizzlies did not respect his elder Friday night.
Love did top Morant in the box score, though, posting 21 points and 13 rebounds to the 20-year-old's eight points, 11 assists and five rebounds. Morant, though, came close to tying a franchise record with his performance:
Morant has executed other highlight-reel dunks this month:
And he proved his dunking acumen while still at Murray State:
Morant is averaging 18.4 points, 6.7 assists, 3.3 rebounds and 1.2 steals across 23 starts.
The 10-19 Grizzlies look to have nailed their lottery pick.