Shannon Sharpe, Ja Morant’s father reconcile after heated altercation while Lakers vs Grizzlies game

Friday night’s game between the Los Angeles Lakers and Memphis Grizzlies had fans on the edge of their seats, thanks to a heated exchange between NFL analyst Shannon Sharpe and Tee Morant, the father of Grizzlies player Ja Morant.

Sharpe, an avid Lakers, and LeBron James fan found himself in a confrontation with Dillon Brooks and things quickly escalated to involve Tee Morant. The situation quickly got out of control and many Grizzlies members, including Steven Adams, stepped in to face off against Sharpe.

The incident drew a lot of reactions from around the NBA, with LeBron James siding with Sharpe on this one. Brooks called out the NFL legend, calling him a ‘regular pedestrian’, showing no love for the analyst.

However, despite the tension on the sidelines, Sharpe and Tee Morant were able to make amends quickly, embracing each other and smiling.


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These types of incidents are not uncommon during high-stake games when emotions are running high. Both Sharpe and Morant are passionate about their teams and favorite players, so it’s understandable why they may have reacted the way they did.

It’s fortunate that the situation didn’t escalate any further, and both men were able to move on from the altercation.

The Lakers ultimately snapped the Grizzlies’ 11-game winning streak with their victory, with Dennis Schroder sealing the deal for them in the last minutes of the game. The Purple and Gold are still trying to hit the .500 mark and their fans hope that this victory is the start of something good for them. If they show the same level of commitment that Shannon showed last night, they’ll have a big chance to play for big things.

The Grizzlies, on the other hand, will be looking to bounce back from this loss and continue their winning streak. With a talented roster and a strong coaching staff, the team is well-equipped to do just that. The game may have ended in a loss for them, but the Grizzlies will be back to take on their next challenge.

The Lakers fans are now more excited than ever and are looking forward to seeing the team take on their next challenge. They are hoping that this win is a start of a new winning streak for the Lakers.


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