Watch Grizzlies' Ja Morant pull off 360-degree layup, dunk in traffic vs. Denver Nuggets

Evan Barnes
Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Just when you think Ja Morant can't get any more creative on the court, the Memphis Grizzlies guard finds another way. 

On Wednesday against the Denver Nuggets, Morant spun 360 degrees in the air before completing a layup just before halftime. He set up the play splitting a double team with a crossover before going up with his right hand and finishing with the left.

As "Ja Morant, you hear me" was yelled by Memphis Grizzlies public address announcer Marcus Tucker, Morant followed with a steal and launched another 3-pointer at the buzzer sounded. The shot missed but FedExForum was still buzzing over the shot.

Right on cue, a fan sitting courtside yelled the theme song for ESPN's "Sportscenter" since that play will surely end up on the show's Top 10 plays of the night.

Morant later topped himself in the third quarter by going with a behind-the-back dribble before rising to dunk with two hands while being fouled.

It was another reminder of his athleticism and quickness as a dribbler that he split two defenders and had the power to finish at the rim through minimal contact.

Morant finished with 18 points, six rebounds, six assists and three steals in the Grizzlies' 108-106 win.

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