Murray State's sophomore guard Ja Morant is among the many elite school basketball gamers who will hear his identify referred to as early in June's NBA Draft - particularly if he continues to throw down posterizing dunks like he did on Thursday night time.
During Murray State's 98-77 victory in opposition to UT Martin, the 6'three guard channelled his inside Vince Carter with an emasculating dunk over 6'eight ahead Quintin Dove. As seen within the footage embedded under, Dove tried to take a cost, a la Frederic Weiss, whereas Morant took flight.
Morant, 19, completed with 26 factors to go together with a game-high 18 assists because the Racers improved to 12-2 on the season. He is at present averaging 23.5 factors to go together with 10.5 assists and 6.6 rebounds per night time.
Although Morant would not play for a standard school basketball powerhouse like Duke, Kansas, UNC or Michigan State, he will certainly be one of many first guard's off the board throughout the draft. Sports Illustrated's Jeremy Woo at present has him ranked third general on his massive board, and a few NBA Draft websites have him going as excessive as second, behind Duke's freshman phenom Zion Williamson.
Check out some further angles of the posterizing dunk, together with one with the Jim Ross therapy, within the posts embedded under.