Memphis Grizzlies’ Ja Morant wins NBA Most Improved Player
Ja Morant has been named the 2021-22 NBA Most Improved Player.
The hardest step up, the most challenging improvement to make in the NBA is from star to superstar.
Morant received 38 first-place votes out of the 100 casts (by selected media members)
Dejounte Murray finished in second place with 183 points (20 first-place votes).
Darius Garland finished in third place with 178 points (11 first-place votes).
Morant averaged 27.6 points and 6.7 assists a game this season.
He took on a much larger role in the offense and increased his efficiency, a rare combination.
Morant averaged a career-high 27.4 points, 6.7 assists, and 5.7 rebounds in 33.1 minutes in 57 games.