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How a bag of chips and a tractor tire helped Ja Morant become an NBA lottery lock

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Ja Morant might seem like an obvious draft pick now — he’s projected to go No. 2 overall to the Memphis Grizzlies in the 2019 NBA draft. But the former Murray State point guard spent much of his high school and college years being overlooked. In fact, his basketball talent might have gone entirely undiscovered if not for a tractor tire and a bag of chips. E:60’s Clinton Yates sits down with the 19-year-old to uncover the details of his unusual — and sudden — path to the center of the basketball conversation.

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