The NBA Rookie of the Year, Ja Morant.

Ja Morant was unanimously voted the NBA Rookie of the Year for the 2019-2020 season. He received 99 out of 100 first-place votes, a testament to his outstanding performance and impact on the league as a first-year player. 

Morant averaged 17.8 points, 3.9 rebounds, and 7.3 assists per game. His scoring and playmaking abilities were among the best for rookies, demonstrating his versatility and skill on the court.

Despite being a rookie, Morant displayed remarkable leadership qualities. He quickly became the primary ball-handler and playmaker for the Memphis Grizzlies, showing poise and maturity beyond his years. 

Throughout the season, Morant delivered numerous highlight-reel plays, including acrobatic dunks, impressive assists, and clutch performances in close games. His dynamic style of play electrified fans and garnered significant media attention. 

Morant set several rookie records for the Grizzlies, including the most assists by a rookie in a single season. His ability to distribute the ball effectively was a key factor in the Grizzlies' offensive success. 

Morant played a crucial role in leading the Grizzlies to compete for a playoff spot. The team finished with a 34-39 record, securing a place in the NBA's first-ever play-in tournament, underscoring Morant's immediate impact on the team's competitiveness. 

 In addition to winning Rookie of the Year, Morant was selected to the NBA All-Rookie First Team. This recognition highlighted his status as one of the top newcomers in the league.

Morant's presence transformed the Grizzlies' playing style. His quickness, vision, and ability to drive to the basket brought a new level of energy and excitement to the team, helping to redefine the franchise's identity and future potential. 

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