VIDEO: Ja Morant Ties Game With Sweet Finish and Blocks Kyrie Irving to Force Overtime

Ja Morant is already showing signs of his prospective Rookie of the Year campaign. The Memphis Grizzlies' rookie guard is showing off against Kyrie Irving and the Brooklyn Nets, and Morant's been having himself a heck of a game. In this sequence, he drives to the basket and finishes a tough layup to tie up the game, then immediately gets back to play some defense on Irving, who has the ball for a potential last-second shot.

Anyone who claimed that Morant wasn't anything special in college because he played against mediocre competition with Murray State's schedule is really eating their words right now. Ja owned Kyrie right there with that block, sending the game into overtime, where hopefully he can lead the Grizzlies to a win.