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NFL Legend Shannon Sharpe Gets the Last Laugh As Ja Morant’s Grizzlies Get Trolled for Outrageous Streak: “That Pedestrian Cursed Them”

Published 01/28/2023, 6:50 AM EST

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The Memphis Grizzlies have been under the spotlight for weeks and still continue to be so. In a recent game between the Memphis Grizzlies and Los Angeles Lakers, a fight between the Grizzlies players and former NFL veteran Shannon Sharpe caught the attention of the NBA world. Along with the players, Ja Morant‘s father Tee Morant was also found to be in an altercation with Shannon Sharpe. Grizzles guard Dillon Brooks and Sharpe went back at each other, even after the game.

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A recent statistic revealing a disastrous streak by the Memphis team is going viral on Twitter. Fans, in jest, believe Shannon Sharpe has cursed the team after his feud against the Grizzlies. 

Grizzlies continue their losing streak after the Shannon Sharpe incident


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After their loss to the Los Angeles Lakers, the Grizzlies have continued their losing streak. A statistic on Twitter revealed the team is 0-5 in their last 5 games. Owing to their form, they also lost to the Minnesota Timberwolves, 111-100 in the NBA Rivals week. 

Twitter users believe Shannon Sharpe has got the last laugh, in his beef with the team. Here are some of the fans’ reactions on Twitter:


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Ja Morant’s 27-point triple-double was not enough for the Grizzlies to get past the Wolves. The team seems to hold a comfortable spot, as the second seed in the Western Conference. Although with continuous losses and tight competition in the conference, their position may be at stake. The Grizzlies are set to face the Indiana Pacers tomorrow. Fans are rooting for the Pacers so that the losing streak can continue. The Pacers have a good chance to grind a win, as the Grizzlies will battle out to end their streak. 


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Fans troll Ja Morant for his words in a previous interview

In an interview with ESPN reporter Malika Andrews, when asked about the competition in the Western Conference, Morant replied, “I’m fine in the west”. Fans mocked the Grizzlies guard for his overconfidence during the interview. Moreover, with the team’s recent record, Morant has added fuel to the fire.


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However, the Grizzlies have a very comfortable road to the playoffs. Although they will have to put out a tough fight in the series to win the Championship. Keeping in mind the playoff experience of the young team, they might have a tough time in the post-season.

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Written by:

Rohan Dharmalingam


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