NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced that while a decision had been made regarding Ja Morant, the league would not announce the Memphis Grizzlies star’s penalty until after the NBA Finals.
“In terms of timing, we’ve uncovered a fair amount of additional information since I was asked about the situation. We could probably have taken it to the extreme now, but we made the decision – and I think the Players’ Association agrees with us – that it would be unfair to these players and these teams to announce the results in the middle of this series.” investigation,” he told reporters, adding that a decision would be announced “soon after the conclusion of the finals.”
Morant has been suspended twice for brandishing a firearm on social media. Silver indicated that they may try to help the young ball player.
“He has expressed sincere remorse and remorse for his behavior. Ja also made it clear to me that he learned from this incident and that he understands that his obligations and responsibilities to the Memphis Grizzlies and the broader NBA community extend far beyond his play on the court.”
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