After Game 5 of the first round playoff series, Donovan Mitchell, the father of the Grizzlies’ star, was captured speaking with Mitchell. We want to learn more about him. Let’s take a look.
Who is Ja Morant’s dad?
Ja Morant was the daughter of Tee and Jamie Morant, both from Dalzell, South Carolina.
Ja’s mother was both a high school point guard and a softball player, while his father was a Claflin University basketball player.
Tee Morant’s age
Tee is believed to be around 40-50 years of age.
He has two children with wife Jamie, Ja Morant, and his younger sister Teniya Morant.
Tee Morant and Ray Allen
Tee Morant was actually Ray Allen’s high school teammate. He was a teammate of Ray Allen in high school and had a great run in college. In Dallas, he participated in an NBA camp.
The camp was , a tryout for free agents. However, he was informed that teams were only interested in players 6′ 8inches and taller.
Tee was semi-professionally a player and decided to play pro basketball overseas.
Jamie, his partner, became pregnant with Ja and he quit basketball to become a barber at home.
Tee congratulates Utah’s Donovan Mitchell after playoff win
Although Donovan Mitchell, Utah Jazz’s star, went head-to-head with Tee Morant, Ja, Mitchell was full of praises for the young star.
The Jazz won Game 5 against the Grizz in the 2021 first round. Tee Morant said to Donovan Mitchell, however, that he would be rooting for them in the remaining rounds of the playoffs.
Tee Morant said to Mitchell, “Hey yo! I’m going after y’all right now!”
“Why? “Y’all didn’t have to do this. Y’all did not have to show us love like that.