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'A quagmire situation': What Ja Morant's return means for a teetering Memphis Grizzlies season

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"WHAT IS YOUR occupation?" a lawyer by the name of Keenan Carter asked. "I play professional basketball for the Memphis Grizzlies," Ja Morant replied. It was 1:45 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 11, and Morant was testifying from the witness stand in the century-old Shelby County Courthouse in downtown Memphis.

Wearing a black jacket and a white shirt, Morant faced a wood-paneled wall lined with portraits of robed judges while sitting next to the one presiding over a lawsuit accusing him of assaulting Joshua Holloway, then 17, in July 2022.