In an inspirational episode of being named Rookie of the Year, Morant scored 44 points last night, including the alley above for himself off the backboard.Although the Grizzlies lost to the Spurs (131-119), Morant did showed why the future is bright in Memphis

This is only the third year in NBA history Two players scored more than 40 points at the season opener:

Ja Morant

World News – USA – Ja Morant scores 44 points, including self-alley-oop (video)

Source: https://nba.nbcsports.com/2020/12/24/ja-morant-scores-44-points-including-self-alley-oop-video/