Tee Morant, father of star level guard Ja Morant, defined that he and Shannon Sharpe “are good” after the 2 had been on the middle of a fracas throughout Friday night time’s sport between the Grizzlies and the Lakers in Los Angeles.
The gorgeous scene happened on the finish of the second quarter at Crypto.com Area when Sharpe, Tee Morant and numerous Memphis gamers received right into a heated verbal confrontation that resulted in them needing to be separated by safety and referees. It stays unclear what kicked off the shouting match however video confirmed Grizzlies ahead Dillon Brooks and middle Stephen Adams yelling in Sharpe’s path earlier than being joined by Ja Morant and finally, Ja’s father.
Sharpe was escorted by safety into the tunnel the place he remained all through halftime earlier than finally returning to his seat for the third quarter. Later within the night, video confirmed the Fox Sports activities host shaking palms and embracing Tee Morant on the finish of the third quarter.
Morant later addressed the incident, telling Bleacher Report’s Chris Haynes that he has “nothing however love” for Sharpe.
“Shannon didn’t do something,” Tee Morant instructed ESPN’s Dave McMenamin. “Hey, he was doing like we do in South Carolina. We discuss our s—. … South Carolina, get up!”
Although Tee might have been prepared to easy issues over and clear the air with the Corridor of Fame tight finish, his son appeared much less prepared when talking to reporters after the sport. When requested in regards to the incident, Ja Morant paused for a second, stated “let me suppose,” after which thought higher about giving his unfiltered ideas on the altercation.
“Nah,” he stated, per ESPN. “I ain’t going to handle that. I’m going to let him dwell immediately.”