NBA: Grizzlies, Ja Morant agree on massive extension

Ja Morant #12 of the Memphis Grizzlies.  Justin Ford/Getty Images/AFP

The Memphis Grizzlies and star point guard Ja Morant reportedly agreed Thursday to an extension that could be worth $231 million.

Morant, the 2020 Rookie of the Year and a second-team All-NBA player last season, agreed on a five-year, $193 million deal, ESPN reported Thursday. Supermax escalators could increase the value to $231 million.

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On his Twitter account Thursday night, Morant posted, “Memphis is my home”

Memphis is my home 💙

— Ja Morant (@JaMorant) July 1, 2022