Ja Morant Suspended 8 Games Following Gun Video Incident 

Grizzlies guard Ja Morant faced a significant setback as he was suspended for eight games after a video surfaced of him handling a gun.

The video, which circulated on social media, showed Morant brandishing what appeared to be a firearm, leading to the suspension by the NBA.

The suspension dealt a blow to Morant and the Grizzlies, as he is a key player for the team and was having a standout season prior to the incident.

The suspension sparked debate and discussions about gun safety and the behavior of professional athletes off the court.

While Morant expressed regret for his actions and apologized, the incident serves as a reminder of the responsibilities that come with being a public figure and the need for caution in personal conduct.

The Grizzlies will now have to navigate a challenging period without Morant and adjust their lineup to compensate for his absence.